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1421: The Year China Discovered America?

1421: The Year China Discovered America?

This special examines the theories outlined by Gavin Menzies in his best-selling book. An amateur...

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1913: Seeds of Conflict

1913: Seeds of Conflict

1913: Seeds of Conflict examines a critical yet overlooked moment of transformation in Palestine,...

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1916: The Irish Rebellion

1916: The Irish Rebellion

On Easter Monday 1916, a small group of Irish rebels - including poets, teachers, actors, and...

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A Nation Soars: Commemorating Canada's Great War Flyers

A Nation Soars: Commemorating Canada's Great War Flyers

A Nation Soars is a trilogy of documentaries narrated by Dan Aykroyd that explore how aviation...

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African American Lives 2

African American Lives 2

The first AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES revealed the power in discovering one's family history. Now, Henry...

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America and the Civil War

America and the Civil War

America and the Civil War – What began as a bitter dispute over states' rights, ended as a...

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America and the Holocaust

America and the Holocaust

This program paints a troubling picture of the United States during a period beset by anti-Semitism...

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American Experience: Lee & Grant: Generals of the Civil War

American Experience: Lee & Grant: Generals of the Civil War

Step behind the battle lines with generals on both sides of the Civil War as AMERICAN EXPERIENCE...

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American Experience: The Battle of Chosin

American Experience: The Battle of Chosin

Thanksgiving Day, 1950, the troops of the US Army's X Corps were pushing north through the Korean...

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American Experience: The Great War

American Experience: The Great War

The Great War tells the rich and complex story of World War I through the voices of nurses,...

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Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust in Arab Lands

Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust in Arab Lands

Did any Arabs save Jews during the Holocaust? Seeking a response to that query, Robert Satloff set...

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Ancient Roads from Christ to Constantine

Ancient Roads from Christ to Constantine

Embark on an exciting and visually stunning journey with historian Jonathan Phillips to the...

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Arthur Currie - Master of War: The Great War Tour

Arthur Currie - Master of War: The Great War Tour

General Sir Arthur Currie led the Canadian Corps to a series of spectacular victories hastening the...

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Azorian: The Raising of the K-129

Azorian: The Raising of the K-129

In 1968 the Soviet ballistic missile submarine K-129 sank in the Central North Pacific. American...

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Building Alaska

Building Alaska

Building Alaska, a documentary about the people who built Alaska's great engineering projects in...

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Catherine the Great

Catherine the Great

Catherine the Great is a colorful, true story about a young girl, who transforms herself from an...

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Civilization - The Ascent of Woman: A 10,000 Year Story

Civilization - The Ascent of Woman: A 10,000 Year Story

Civilization has given humanity extraordinary advances, but what does it look like from the point...

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Communism: The Promise and the Reality (VHS Box Set)

Communism: The Promise and the Reality (VHS Box Set)

Communism was the most cataclysmic social experiment of the century-a mass movement whose ideals...

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Day of Days: June 6, 1944: American Soldiers Remember D-Day

Day of Days: June 6, 1944: American Soldiers Remember D-Day

Day of Days: June 6, 1944 commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landing by bringing...

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Dead Reckoning: War, Crime and Justice from WW2 to the War on Terror

Dead Reckoning: War, Crime and Justice from WW2 to the War on Terror

From award-winning producer/writer/director Jonathan Silvers comes this three-part series, Dead...

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Defiant Requiem

Defiant Requiem

In his latest film, Marian Marzynski tells the extraordinary story of how he as a Jewish boy...

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Des cartes gagnantes

Des cartes gagnantes

Dans ce premier documentaire, le narrateur Bernard Voyer raconte comment la photographie aérienne...

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Directions Home

Directions Home

After World War Two, a group of Canadian soldiers managed to save thousands of European refugees...

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Divine Choice (W5)

Divine Choice (W5)

As the cardinals gather at the Vatican, W5's Tom Kennedy goes behind the ceremony and the rituals...

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Egypt's Golden Empire

Egypt's Golden Empire

In 1570 B.C., Rome was a marsh, the Acropolis an empty rock, but Egypt was 1,000 years old. The...

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Elusive Justice: The Search for Nazi War Criminals

Elusive Justice: The Search for Nazi War Criminals

An unprecedented PBS documentary exploring the 65-year effort to identify, prosecute and punish the...

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Empires: Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire

Empires: Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire

Japan blossomed into its Renaissance at approximately the same time as Europe. Unlike the West, it...

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Empires: Martin Luther

Empires: Martin Luther

Martin Luther's 95 theses gained popularity with the common people, but the Church excommunicated...

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Empires: Napoleon

Empires: Napoleon

"The Summit of Greatness" recounts Napoleon's brilliant conquest of most of Europe, including a...

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Empires: The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance

Empires: The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance

From a base in 15th-century Florence, the Medici family used charm, patronage, duplicity, and...

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Escape from a Nazi Death Camp

Escape from a Nazi Death Camp

The Nazi death camp at Sobibor was created solely for the mass extermination of Jews. But on...

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Finding Private Foster (W5)

Finding Private Foster (W5)

A high school teacher tries to bring new life to memories of the First World War. Teacher Blake...

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First Peoples

First Peoples

200,000 years ago we took our first steps in Africa. Today there are 7 billion of us living across...

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Flight Path of Heroes: A Nation Soars Series

Flight Path of Heroes: A Nation Soars Series

The past and present come together during a flying celebratory road show that spans two nations and...

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HIDDEN INDIA: KERALA SPICELANDS

HIDDEN INDIA: KERALA SPICELANDS

Where in the world have Hindus, Muslims, Christians and Jews lived together in harmony? Try the...

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In Search of Ancient Ireland

In Search of Ancient Ireland

In Search of Ancient Ireland explores events and stories from 2000 B.C., when Stone Age farmers...

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In Their Footsteps: W5

In Their Footsteps: W5

W5's Sandie Rinaldo joins a group of Canadian high school students, chaperones, and Holocaust...

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Independent Lens: Birth of a Movement

Independent Lens: Birth of a Movement

In 1915, African American newspaper editor and civil rights activist William Monroe Trotter waged a...

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Irena Sendler: In the Name of Their Mothers

Irena Sendler: In the Name of Their Mothers

This is the story of 29-year-old Irena Sendler who saw the suffering of Warsaw's Jews, and reached...

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KINGDOM OF DAVID: Saga of the Israelites

KINGDOM OF DAVID: Saga of the Israelites

Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites tells the epic story of the Jews and the creation of...

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L'envolé des héros

L'envolé des héros

Le passé et le présent se rencontrent au cours de cette tournée aérienne qui se déroule à...

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L'Essor d'une Nation: Commemorons Nos Aviateurs Canadiens de La Grande Guerre

L'Essor d'une Nation: Commemorons Nos Aviateurs Canadiens de La Grande Guerre

L'essor d'une nation est une trilogie de documentaires avec la narration de Bernard Voyer et d'un...

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Lafayette: The Lost Hero

Lafayette: The Lost Hero

Lafayette: The Lost Hero tells the exciting story of this neglected and controversial figure and...

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LAST BEST HOPE: A True Story of Escape, Evasion, and Remembrance

LAST BEST HOPE: A True Story of Escape, Evasion, and Remembrance

What is the one principle or belief for which you would sacrifice everything? Ethical, spiritual,...

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Legacy of War

Legacy of War

This video is a powerful depiction of the stages of war, following soldiers from the excitement of...

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Les ailes du courage

Les ailes du courage

L'aviation a connu des progrès techniques et tactiques fulgurants pendant la Première Guerre...

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Living in the Shadow

Living in the Shadow

The story of a group of ordinary people who committed extraordinary acts of generosity in the...

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Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette

Her name is synonymous with the French monarchy and all its excesses, but there is more to the...

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Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World

Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World

Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World Narrated by Hugh Bonneville (Downtown Abbey), the...

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My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes

My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes

Would you risk your life to save a stranger? My Italian Secret tells the story of cycling idol...

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