Often called “the first First Lady,” Dolley Madison defined the role of the President’s wife and hostess. With her behind-the-scenes influence on political policy and her expansion of the expected role of the First Lady, Dolley Madison was one woman among many who broke new ground in the White House. Browse this gallery of other first ladies.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in WWII to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.