Television - It first aired in 1970, with the expectation that it would last a year or two. More than three decades later, All My Children remains a daily obsession for over 1.5 million visitors. From writers' meetings to broadcast, Biography goes behind the scenes at the legendary soap to tell its complete story. Executive Producer Jean Dadario Burke reflects on the origins of the show and the many stars that have spent time in the fictional town of Pine Valley, Pennsylvania, including Sarah Michelle Gellar and Kim Delaney. Classic clips capture Children's most famous moments over the years, and we'll get the ultimate insider's view of the complete production process.
WWII - Recounts the end of World War II. With never-before-seen restored footage and the voices of 24 men who lived through these events, this timely documentary highlights the experiences of the last of the Greatest Generation. Director: Erik Nelson
Crime - Based on over 112 hours of footage recovered from the personal belongings of aspiring filmmakers Todd and Jessica Smith. The husband and wife filmmaking duo was investigating the 2016 creepy clown sighting epidemic. Director: Tony H. Cadwell
Scientists - He found the Titanic, the Bismarck, and dozens of other lost wrecks. He helped prove the theory of plate tectonics, discover newfound forms of life at hydrothermal vents, and pioneered the use of submersibles and telepresence for undersea exploration. Now deep-sea explorer Bob Ballard reveals how a kid from landlocked Kansas grew to become one of the world's most celebrated oceanographers.
Biography - In the 1930s, William Randolph Hearst's media empire included 28 newspapers, a movie studio, a syndicated wire service, radio stations and 13 magazines. Nearly one in four American families read a Hearst publication. His newspapers were so influential that Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini and Winston Churchill all wrote for him. The first practitioner of what is now known as "synergy," Hearst used his media stronghold to achieve unprecedented political power, then ran for office himself. After serving two terms in Congress, he came in second in the balloting for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1904. Perhaps best known as the inspiration for Orson Welles' Citizen Kane and his lavish castle in San Simeon, Hearst died in 1951 at the age of 88, having transformed the media's role in American life and politics.
Biography - An intimate, candid perspective into the curious world of cookbook author and British ex-pat Diana Kennedy – widely regarded as the world’s expert on Mexican cuisine. At five feet tall and 97 years old, Diana is larger than life: a foul-mouthed fireball far more feisty and energetic than her age and petite frame let on. Director: Elizabeth Carroll
Weather - Meet a team that is using state-of-the-art film technology along with helicopters, drones, and even dolly carts to capture and research natural disasters in real time. Director: Sacha Bollet, Bertrand Loyer
Nature - Dive into this documentary that explores one of Europe's largest predators with new information from scientists about how the current climate is affecting their behavior. Director: Bertrand Loyer
Architecture - Gleaming symbols of prestige, skyscrapers are an ingenious way to save space in dense urban areas. But even as we devise ways to defend them against fires, wind, and earthquakes, can we also make them more livable, interactive, and eco-friendly?
Air Travel - On May 6, 1937, the Hindenburg, the world's largest airship, ignited in a giant fireball as it prepared to land at Lakehurst, New Jersey - a disaster immortalized by searing newsreel footage and Herbert Morrison's unforgettable 'Oh, the humanity!' commentary. The chain of events that ignited Hindenburg's hydrogen remains one of the biggest mysteries in aviation history.
Art Biography - Kenny Scharf’s New York City arrival in the early 1980s, where he quickly befriended Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat. This trio, among the fervent creative bustle of a depressed downtown scene, would soon take the art world by storm. While Basquiat and Haring both died tragically young, Scharf lived through cataclysmic shifts in New York City and the art world. Despite setbacks along the way, Scharf continues to follow his particular high-tone, Technicolor artistic vision while growing public and critical appreciation for his earlier work has cemented his place as a pop art icon. Director: Max Basch, Malia Scharf
Middle East Conflict - Unpack the human stories and drama behind America's involvement in Afghanistan, now the longest war in U.S. history. First-hand witnesses ranging from U.S. intelligence operatives to soldiers and their families, Afghan officials, journalists, top government and military officials bring their experiences to life through emotional interviews. Director: Greg Barker
Nature - In Europe's highest mountain range, discover how Eurasian lynx, golden eagles, ibex, griffon vultures, and other animals face extreme seasonal fluctuations from thunderstorms to avalanches in an epic two-part documentary event. On every mountain slope, ridge, or meadow, a natural world drama plays out as animals fight for survival in the Alps. Director: Otmar Penker
Royal Crime - Steve Talt used to bodyguard for the exiled Queen of Iran. After her art was stolen, he sets out to recover it, albeit without the Queen's permission. Director: Daniel Claridge, Andrew Coffman
Nature - A major discovery shows how life came back after an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs. With exclusive access to a fossil trove from the key first million years after impact, the film charts the rise of a new living world from the ashes. Director: Geoffrey Luck
Legal Biography - For 191 years, the Supreme Court of the United States was populated only by men. When President Ronald Reagan nominated Sandra Day O'Connor as the first female justice in 1981, the announcement dominated the news. Time Magazine's cover proclaimed, 'Justice at Last,' and she received unanimous Senate approval. Director: Michelle Ferrari
Biography - In this biography, young viewers will learn all about Elizebeth Friedman (1892-1980), the brilliant American code breaker who created the CIA's first cryptology unit. Director: Andy Jones. Starring: Romy Nordlinger
This video traces the history of African Americans in Tulsa's Greenwood district and chronicles the devastation that occurred in 1921 when a white mob attacked the Black community. Director: Andy Jones. Starring: January LaVoy, Carole Boston Weatherford
Biography - With powerful words and artwork, young audiences will be inspired by the thrilling biography of William Still, the Father of the Underground Railroad. Director: Andy T. Jones. Starring: Adam Lazarre-White