The Life of Pope John Paul II (2005)
From NBC News, the most respected name in broadcast journalism, comes the fascinating profile of one of the most influential leaders of our lifetime: Pope John Paul II. Reported by NBC News' Keith Morrison, this unforgettable documentary presents one of the most renowned and respected leaders of the 20th century - from his humble beginnings in Poland, through his momentous arrival on the world stage as the first non-Italian pope in over 400 years, to his missions around the globe as a champion of human rights. This comprehensive report includes rare archival footage, captivating interviews with childhood friends and Vatican insiders, and exclusive bonus features. It's an honest and unflinching look at the spiritual leader whose unyielding faith transcended political and diplomatic boundaries to change the course of history.