Biographies Videos

We may know about a famous person's accomplishments, but what do we know about THEM? What is the human-interest story in THEIR lives? This biography collection features the stories behind the lives of some famous (and not-so-famous) individuals.

Stopping in the northern city of Magadan, which once was the center of brutal Stalinist forced-labor camps, Solzhenitsyn pays homage to the many peopl...

Alexander was a Macedonian prince, the son of Philip II and his wife Olympias.

While his father was still alive, Alexander (who was not-yet called "The Great") tamed a beautiful horse, called Bucephalas, whom no one else was able...

Alexandr Solzhenitsyn - also known as Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn - was a Nobel-Prize winning author born in Russia on the 11th of December, 1918...

Trailer of the film, Amazing Grace, which tells the story of one man's determination to overturn an unjust law.

This animation - created by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) - demonstrates what happened on October 11, 2006 when Cory Lidle and his f...

Trailer for the film, "Antwone Fisher.

The Iranian Hostage Crisis began on the 4th of November, 1979.

The Huns had no written language, but there is a written description of Attila by Priscus, a Greek-speaking Roman historian who met him.

Huns used the steppes to their advantage, conquering everything in sight.

When Rome itself was threatened, Pope Leo agreed to meet the Hunnic ruler to beg for peace.

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