Joan of Arc: Virgin Warrior
Profiling Joan of Arc (1412-31), the prophetic peasant teen who became a national heroine and Medieval saint. Included: her childhood in northeastern France; battlefield exploits; legend as the Maid of Orleans; and martyrdom. Interviewed: scholars, biographers and a playwright.
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- Premiered: February 16, 1987
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: A popular documentary series profiling an eclectic range of notables, with each episode focusing on one figure. Based on a half-hour syndicated program that ran from 1961-64 and in 1979, the concept was successfully revived as an hourlong show with Peter G… (more)