Watch Now: The documentary follows the creation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's pop culture Broadway phenomenon "Hamilton," and the history behind it. Interviews with historians, presidents Obama and G. W. Bush, Questlove, Stephen Sondheim, Jimmy Fallon, Nas, and more.
Nikola Tesla's technology revolutionized the electrical age of the 20th century. Although eclipsed in fame by Edison and Marconi, it was Tesla's vision that paved the way for today's wireless world. His fertile but undisciplined imagination was the source of his genius but also his downfall, as the image of Tesla as a “mad scientist” came to overshadow his reputation as a brilliant innovator.
One of the toughest tasks in modern presidential campaigns is mounting a competitive third party bid that can siphon attention—and votes away—from the major party candidates. Texas billionaire Ross Perot’s unconventional campaign would excite and disrupt the 1992 election, while consumer advocate Ralph Nader’s success in 2000 would leave many liberals labeling him a “spoiler.”
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Chart the political careers of men who defined modern conservatism and the Republican Party. Though they lost their presidential bids in '64 and '76, these influential Republicans, it's said, won the future.
Silver Run Ceramics in Boyd County combines the functional with the beautiful. Doug Flynn basks in the scenic beauty and rich culture of Maysville. Walt's Hitching Post is an iconic Fort Wright restaurant, and Columbus Belmont State Park memorializes the site of a Civil War battle that marked the rise of Ulysses S. Grant.
In the 1930s, Lexington golfer Marion Miley was an international celebrity, but it all came to a tragic end in September 1941 when burglars killed Miley in a robbery at the Lexington Country Club. This documentary traces her childhood as a golf prodigy, her move to Lexington, success in golf, and her shocking death at the age of 27.