In Their Own Words

Season 1
 (54)7.12015TV-PG
In Their Own Words is a unique new biography series that explores an elite few of the 20th Century's greatest figures. Each chapter is inspired by some of the most memorable words spoken by these world icons. In Their Own Words sheds light on key moments in their lives, illuminating their fascinating personalities and spotlighting their profound impact for a new generation of television viewers.
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Special InterestDocumentary
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. Queen Elizabeth
    September 1, 2015
    55min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Follow Queen Elizabeth II's remarkable life, from youth to her uncle Edward VIII's abdication, and her father's coronation as King George VI. She defines the role of a modern monarch, leading the Royal Family through the challenges of post-war reconstruction, decolonization, conflicts in South Africa, Northern Ireland and The Falklands, and the difficult days after Princess Diana's death.
  2. 2. Muhammad Ali
    September 8, 2015
    55min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Follow Muhammad Ali's rise from Louisville, Kentucky to international fame, as key events unfolded in Ali's life, including his stunning conversion to Islam and change of name, his dramatic stand against the Vietnam draft, his three-year exile from the ring, his legendary comeback fights, his courageous battle with Parkinson's disease and his inspirational reemergence at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.
  3. 3. Jim Henson
    September 15, 2015
    55min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Follow Jim Henson's career as he transcended puppetry to become one of the most creative, prolific, and influential artists of his time. Witness his early television work with the Muppets, his commercial work in the late 1950s and early 1960s, his breakthrough with Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock, and his groundbreaking fantasy films Dark Crystal and Labyrinth.

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Andrew HayesJohn Sutherland
Season year
2015
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PBS
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