Who is your favorite 20th-century American president? Was it FDR? Kennedy? Reagan? Or one of the other 14 men from Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909) to Bill Clinton (1993-2001) who helped usher the United States through the 1900s? Who do you think was the most influential? Who had the greatest impact on the country we live in today?
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
In September 1970, militants from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacked five commercial airplanes.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.