The 83 men of Class 234 have been accepted into the training program that forms one of the most elite fighting forces in the world. A physically grueling course is designed to weed out all but the toughest and most dedicated students.
In 1968, Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Racism across the United States was rampant. Instead of ignoring the problem that was plaguing the country, one teacher in an all-white Iowa town, Jane Elliot, decided to rise to the challenge and become part of the solution.
How do you run 26.2 miles if you have trouble making it around the block? With good coaching, discipline, and lots of group support, as we follow 13 generally sedentary people through a training regimen designed to prepare them for an ultimate test of stamina and endurance.
Hiroshima, 1945. The Emperor’s Tram Girls were trained to drive tens of thousands of Japanese troops through the town. The drivers were young, pretty, bubbly girls who were picked for their winning personalities.
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