In Their Own Words

Enjoy a series that profiles key figures in history by using their most memorable quotes to frame their life stories. The films follow Queen Elizabeth II, Muhammad Ali and Jim Henson.

Tue, Mar 2 1:30 A.M. Queen Elizabeth II     NH EXPLORE

Follow Queen Elizabeth II's remarkable life, from her youth to her uncle's abdication, her father's coronation as King George VI, her experience during World War II, her sudden ascension to the throne and her eventful reign of more than 60 years.

Tue, Mar 2 4:30 A.M. Queen Elizabeth II     NHPBS

Follow Queen Elizabeth II's remarkable life, from her youth to her uncle's abdication, her father's coronation as King George VI, her experience during World War II, her sudden ascension to the throne and her eventful reign of more than 60 years.

Sun, Mar 7 4:00 A.M. Queen Elizabeth II     NH EXPLORE

Follow Queen Elizabeth II's remarkable life, from her youth to her uncle's abdication, her father's coronation as King George VI, her experience during World War II, her sudden ascension to the throne and her eventful reign of more than 60 years.


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  • Queen Elizabeth II (#101)

    Follow Queen Elizabeth II's remarkable life, from her youth to her uncle's abdication, her father's coronation as King George VI, her experience during World War II, her sudden ascension to the throne and her eventful reign of more than 60 years.

  • Muhammad Ali (#102)

    Follow Muhammad Ali's path from a gym in Louisville to boxing successes, conversion to Islam, opposition to the draft, exile from the ring, comeback fights, Parkinson's disease and his inspirational re-emergence at the Atlanta Olympics.

  • Jim Henson (#103)

    Follow Jim Henson's career, from his early television work with the Muppets in the 1950s to his commercial work and network appearances, his breakthrough with SESAME STREET and "The Muppet Show," his fantasy films and his sudden death in 1990.



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