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The Story

Friday, November 27 at 9 p.m.

Narrated by Alec Baldwin, this special uncovers the backstories of six veterans to have built companies, products and brands that have changed the way we live. Some names are familiar and some you will learn about for the first time. The identities are secret until the climax. The stories include those of war heroes like the actress, turned spy, who worked as a double agent for the Union army and the gruff Air Force Veteran who became a soft-spoken national treasure.

The veterans featured are:

  • Artist: Bob Ross
  • Civil War Spy, Pauline Cushman
  • Radio Personality, Robin Quivers
  • FedEx Founder, Fred Smith
  • WW II Hero,Virginia Hall
  • Nike Founder, Phil Knight