This two-part biography examines the life and career of our often overlooked 41st president, from his service in World War II and his early career in Texas to his days in the Oval Office, first as vice president to Ronald Reagan, then as the leader who presided over the first Gulf War. Drawing upon Bush's personal diaries and interviews with his closest advisors and most prominent critics, the film also explores Bush's role as the patriarch of a political family whose influence is unequaled in modern American life.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.