EVERY SUNDAY Biography

Meet the trailblazers, trendsetters, and architects of change. It’s the remarkable story of real people who made a real impact, from small towns to around the globe.

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March 3, 2024

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Cleopatra: Destiny's Queen

She was Egypt's greatest queen, but not a drop of Egyptian blood flowed through her veins. The Romans regarded her as a dangerous seductress, but for almost half of her adult life she remained celibate. Travel through time to ancient Alexandria as we profile this exceptional woman who used all her talent to become one of the most feared rulers of her time.

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Pocahontas

Story of the American Indian princess who risked her life to save English explorer John Smith. This profile goes beyond the myths we learned in childhood to chronicle the life of the real Pocahontas: a Native-American stateswoman who dreamed of peaceful coexistence with the European settlers.

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Susan B. Anthony

Chronicles the life of the early feminist who crusaded for equal pay for equal work and women's suffrage, which led to the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. Also covers her union organizing work and her fight for the abolition of slavery prior to the Civil War.

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Molly Brown: An American Original

Profile of the Missouri gal who sought her fortune in the gold rush and struck it rich when she married the wealthy James Brown. Molly was immortalized in the movie starring Debbie Reynolds.

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Eleanor Roosevelt

An intimate portrait of the beloved humanitarian and former First Lady who was reviled by political opponents during her lifetime, and whose husband's affair may have led to a secret one of her own.

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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Take an intriguing look into the private life of one of America' s most beloved beauties--from her early days as the First Lady through her marriage to Greek tycoon Ari Onassis, life as a book editor and grandmother, up to her untimely death.

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Queen Noor

Chronicles the fairy-tale romance of Jordan's late King Hussein and all-American girl Lisa Halaby, who became Noor al Hussein--the "Light of Hussein"--when they married. Features interviews with friends Harrison Ford and Stephanie Powers.

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Meredith Vieira

A woman of passion, resilience, and amazing success, the new co-host NBC's Today Show has been in the spotlight for more than thirty years. Along with the highs of her career, (including winning seven Emmy-Awards for her work on West 57th, 60 Minutes, and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?) Meredith has also been in the center of controversy. Through it all, Vieira's personal life is top priority, and she stays focused on her three children and her husband, producer Richard Cohen.