Story of a small-town Kansas boy who rose to the rank of lieutenant in World War II, where he was so severely wounded he had to spend two years in a body cast. He eventually entered politics at the state level, and worked his way up the ranks to the US Senate, and an unsuccessful bid for the White House.
Check out BIO’s original video series, American Freedom Stories, about the historic events of the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama, and the leaders and everyday heroes who fought to make racial equality a reality. Watch videos.
The Emmy Award-winning Education Department of A&E Television Networks develops educational resources for teachers. Check out some fascinating BIO BLOG articles by the education team.
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