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Explore an elite few of the 20th century's greatest figures in this biography series.

This unique and stylish new biography series explores an elite few of the 20th century's greatest figures. Each chapter in these artfully-crafted episodes is inspired by some of the most memorable words spoken by these world icons. "In Their Own Words" sheds light on key moments in their lives, illuminating their fascinating personalities and spotlighting their profound significance.

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    About the Show

    "In Their Own Words" is a unique biography series that explores an elite few of the 20th century’s greatest figures. The inaugural season features episodes on a diverse trio of extraordinary subjects: three-time World Heavyweight Champion boxer Muhammad Ali, Muppets creator Jim Henson, and Britain’s long-reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth II.

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