In 1956, 16-year-old Tom Brokaw was working at a local radio station in Yankton, South Dakota, on the night of the presidential election. Watch as Tom reveals why he still thinks of the smallest tasks he performed that night every time he anchors the election night coverage for NBC News.
Watch as surfer Laird Hamilton looks back at his childhood.
Singer Alicia Keys says she never understood the phrase "you know when you know" until she met her husband, recording artist and producer Swizz Beatz. Watch as Alicia opens up about her husband and what she's learned about motherhood from her son, Egypt.
In 1997, Diahann Carroll was diagnosed with breast cancer. While undergoing radiation treatment, she allowed reporter Connie Chung to follow her around with a news crew to raise awareness about the disease. Watch as Diahann discusses the reluctance she felt before deciding to share her experience.
In 1998, supermodel Cindy Crawford married entrepreneur Rande Gerber. The couple started out as friends, which Cindy says encourages a certain level of respect between partners. Watch as Cindy shares why she and Rande, the father of her two children, will always be friends, no matter what.
For years, Stevie Nicks battled an addiction to cocaine. Find out how her drug use escalated during the '70s and contributed to her doomed affair with Mick Fleetwood, Fleetwood Mac's drummer. Plus, Stevie reveals how a plastic surgeon's warning convinced her to go to rehab.
Before Lenny Kravitz waaAs a child, Lenny Kravitz says he never really thought about the difference in race between his parents. Watch as the rockstar explains an incident with a fellow student that taught Lenny how many Americans approached race in the 1970s. Plus, why the Grammy Award winner dislikes labels.s a rock star, he was already touched by fame. Watch as the musician talks about his parents, "The Jeffersons" actress Roxie Roker and NBC News producer Sy Kravitz. Plus, Lenny explains how he was named and why his father often shut down emotionally.
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By 1959, Berry Gordy had become known for his songwriting talent, but he had his sights set on something bigger: owning his own record company. Watch Berry describe how he turned $800 and a small Detroit studio into Motown's first headquarters, and hear about Berry's 'assembly-line approach' that helped create some of music's biggest stars.
How he got the idea for CNN and what went into the network's launch.
After getting her start in New York City at clubs like The Latin Quarter, Diahann Carroll was recruited to The Sands hotel in Las Vegas. Watch as the Tony Award-winner recounts her initial terror at playing such a storied venue. Plus, discover the legendary jazz musician who helped her through it.
Singer Alicia Keys says that before she went solo, she wanted to be the "baby Michael Jackson" of a girl group. Watch as she reminisces about the all-girl group she joined when she was 9 years old and how she eventually went off on her own.
Drug addiction was a pervasive problem in 1970s New York City, and Lenny Kravitz says that many of his childhood friends' mothers got caught up in the epidemic. Watch as the rockstar talks about the pill-popping culture among moms on the Upper East Side and how his own mother and grandfather were such excellent role models.
Surfer Laird Hamilton says he is his own toughest competition.
When he was a young boy selling black newspapers, Berry Gordy decided to venture into white neighborhoods to increase his sales. The move was successful at first...until Berry's brother joined him. Watch Berry reveal what his experience taught him about race and how it influenced the cover art on his first few albums.
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