Kevin Von Erich was part of a legendary wrestling family that consisted of five brothers: David, Michael, Chris, Kerry and Kevin. Although the Von Erich family had huge success in the ring, this famous family is also known for the tragedy it has endured. Now Kevin is the only surviving brother, the other four were lost to drug addiction or suicide. Now he lives off the grid, in a remote part of Hawaii. Here he finds a sanctuary, a place to retreat from the memories of his days in the ring and the ghosts of his brothers.
This film explores the defining moment of Kansas City Chiefs running back Joe Delaney. After garnering a starting spot in the Pro Bowl, AFC Rookie of the Year honors and on the verge of super-stardom, Delaney's life ended tragically at the age of 24. On June 29,1983, in a heroic attempt to save three young boys from drowning, Joe, who did not know how to swim, made the ultimate sacrifice. More than thirty years later, Delaney's family, community, and the man he saved are still picking up the pieces of that fateful day.
It was the first World Series after September 11 terrorist attacks and with the nation still worried about another terrorist attack President George W. Bush was tapped to throw out the first pitch of Game 3 in New York. This program talks about the aftermath of the attack and how The Leader of the Free World helped the nation begin to heal with something as simple as a baseball. Features interviews with Condoleezza Rice, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and the man himself, the 43rd President of the United States George W. Bush among others.