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.
As a nation mourned the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, a manhunt closed in on the twenty-six-year-old actor, John Wilkes Booth.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.