Profile of the amazing entrepreneur who went from dime-store merchant to richest man in America in just 30 years.
The tragic story of the immortal artist whose works are among the world's most treasured masterpieces today, but who was almost completely ignored in his own... Read More
The life of the charismatic moral leader who used the power of mass civil disobedience and personal self-denial to win independence for India. Includes interviews... Read More
Portrait of the "Jeans Queen" who has endured seven decades of fame, including the great custody battle that raged over her when she was America's "poor little... Read More
An in-depth portrait of the cop who bravely exposed police corruption in New York City, and nearly paid for it with his life. Serpico and policeman Paul Delise... Read More
The extraordinary and strange story of the doctor who was attracted to communism, money, and mistresses. Hammer was a peace activist, art collector, oil baron... Read More
Saga of the incredible journey of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to explore the lands of the Louisiana Purchase. On their 2-year (1804-1806), 8,000-mile... Read More
Story of how Frank Winfield Woolworth began his "five and dime" stores, and paid cash in 1913 to build the world's tallest skyscraper at the time, the Woolworth... Read More
Profile of the brilliant and versatile third President who wrote the Declaration of Independence. He was an accomplished diplomat, architect, naturalist, and... Read More
Cleopatra uses her cunning mix of politics and seduction in a desperate bid to maintain her power, but fails.
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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