Born into a prominent New England family, George H.W. Bush came from railroad and Wall Street money. His father, Prescott Bush, was George's model for public service. He married Barbara Pierce, whose father was a director of McCall's Publishing Company.
George and Barbara's five surviving children include the 43rd president of the U.S., George W. Bush, and the former governor of Florida, Jeb Bush.
Browse a family photo and video gallery and learn more about an American political family.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
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A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
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The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.