The incredible life of the 17-year-old peasant girl who donned a suit of armor, rode off to war, and saved France. Historians ponder the question of whether... Read More
By the age of 42, Bill Gates was one of the titans of American business. In 1998, his company Microsoft controlled 95% of the world's personal computer operating... Read More
"Papa" Hemingway goes to Key West, Florida and Cuba, becomes the master fisherman who writes The Old Man and the Sea, and finally ends his life in the rugged... Read More
The unforgettable story of the young Jewish girl who hid from the Nazis, only to be eventually discovered and killed. Includes Anne's happy and carefree years... Read More
The English naturalist, who developed the ground-breaking theory of evolution, battles an array of obstacles--a debilitating illness, South American despots... Read More
Four Canadian POWs from an Italian camp, who in 1943, participated in a massive breakout, talk about their ordeal; and we hear from German pilot Ulrich Steinhilper... Read More
Chronicles the life of the Chinese sage renowned for his serenity and wisdom, but whose life was filled with turmoil. Born into chaotic times (551 to 479 BC)... Read More
The extraordinary life and times of the great military genius who took France to unprecedented heights of power, and then brought it to its knees when his ego... Read More
Profile of the powerful orator whose clarion call,'Give me liberty, or give me death, helped launch the American Revolution. Fiery in politics yet prudent... Read More
Story of the brilliant American Revolutionary War general who turned traitor. Focuses on his many military victories for the colonists, the causes of his estrangement... Read More
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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