In Their Own Words

Explore the lives and impact of the most transformative figures in modern history.


  • Elon Musk

    Elon Musk's story is about a thrilling 21st century "Iron Man" come alive.
  • Jimmy Carter

    Get a revealing new look at the life of former President Jimmy Carter.
  • Princess Diana

    Explore how Princess Diana evolved into one of the most impactful icons of our time.
  • Chuck Berry

    Meet the legend, music, and man who is regularly credited as the father of rock and roll.
  • Pope Francis

    See the experiences that led Pope Francis to the highest office in the Catholic church.
  • Jim Henson

    Explore the life and career of Muppet creator Jim Henson.
  • Muhammad Ali

    Explore boxer Muhammad Ali’s rise from Louisville boxing to international fame.
  • Queen Elizabeth II

    Explore Queen Elizabeth II’s remarkable life, from childhood through her six-decade reign.

About In Their Own Words

Using a fresh and innovative combination of interview, archive and animated content, "In Their Own Words" is an intimate journey into the lives and minds of some of the world’s most compelling men and women.