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.
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.