As the legendary founder of Motown Records, Berry Gordy Jr. signed many now-iconic stars in the '60s, but one child singer still stands out in his mind. Watch Berry recall seeing a young Michael Jackson audition for Motown with the Jackson 5, and find out why he considered Michael a master even at that age.
Fleetwood Mac songstress Stevie Nicks and guitarist Lindsey Buckingham dated for years before calling it quits in the '70s. Watch as Stevie opens up about singing alongside her ex, her commitment to the band, and why Lindsey blames Fleetwood Mac for their breakup.
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.
When Diahann Carroll was a young child, her parents struggled to keep their family afloat. They left her with her aunt in North Carolina while they built a better life back in New York, an abandonment that haunted Diahann for most of her life.
When Cindy Crawford was a girl living in the small town of DeKalb, Illinois, her parents divorced. Watch as Cindy shares how her mother's dependence on weekly child support payments made her determined to be able to take care of herself.
Watch as surfer Laird Hamilton looks back at his childhood.
Growing up in rural South Dakota, legendary journalist Tom Brokaw discovered his passion for news at an early age. Through it all, he remained grounded, which he credits in part to the values he learned as a child. 'I've often said that I had my father's balls, my mother's brains and their common heart,' he says. Watch as Tom reflects on his nearly 'perfect parentage' and why even as a boy he always wanted to know what was going on beyond the Great Plains.
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.
Ted shares a list of voluntary initiatives he believes would help save the world
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.
As society evolves, Susan Sarandon says, she has noticed that strictly defined gender roles and designations have begun to dissolve. In this video, she explains why she feels this change is a good thing, and shares how certain socialization concepts can be troubling for men in particular.
Goldie Hawn says dancing was the most extraordinary experience of her life.
Lenny Kravitz recounts one of his grandfather's character-building exercises and how it helped him achieve success as a musician, producer and actor.
Life is full of ups and downs, and during the low points, it can be difficult to see past the immediate challenge. Susan Sarandon says she has learned about the magic that exists in some of life's most unexpected moments. Watch her share how her career has been affected by her willingness to recognize these types of opportunities.
When the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, legendary journalist Tom Brokaw was the only one of the Big Three American anchors on the scene.