Some call her the Diva of Domesticity and a one-woman homemaking empire. Others say she's egotistical, humorless, and a bad cook. We chart Martha Stewart's amazing rise from lower-middle-class beginnings and learn how the notoriously tough-minded Martha transformed a home-based catering company into a billion-dollar conglomerate. Along the way, her fiery temper hurt her siblings and friends and alienated employees, who were forced to sign a gag order prohibiting their speaking to the press.
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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