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10 That Changed America(7x60)
Explore trend-setting works of architecture and urban design that have shaped and inspired the American landscape.

  

America's Secret War(1x60)
Discover the secret military operations waged by the CIA in Laos during the Vietnam War to stop the spread of communism.

  

Angle of Attack(2x60)
The amazing history of naval aviation — from wobbly gliders and the first shipboard landing in 1911, to the modern supersonic jets of today.

  

Broadside(2x60)
The massive sea battles waged between the Dutch and the English in the 17th century come alive through state-of-the-art computer animation in this rousing docudrama.

  

Civil War: The Untold Story(5x60)
Epic battles in the riveting Western Campaign of America’s bloody Civil War are re-enacted, giving fresh insight into how the war began, and how it was won.

  

Cuba: The Forgotten Revolution(1x60, 1x90)
The untold story of two Cuban revolutionaries who played a critical role in the overthrow of dictator Fulgencio Batista y Zaldíva in 1950’s Cuba.

  

D-Day At Pointe-du-Hoc(1x60)
A dangerous and daring D-Day mission when U.S. Army Rangers scaled the 100-foot cliffs of Pointe-du-Hoc to destroy six German cannons.

  

D-Day: Over Normandy(1x60)
Drone footage reveals key “D-Day” locations in France, as veterans recount their push to liberate Europe during World War II.

  

Day It Snowed in Miami, The(1x90)
One of the most divisive and galvanizing events in the history of gay rights: when Anita Bryant led a repeal of Miami’s gay rights ordinance and set the movement back decades.

  

Day of Days: June 6, 1944 - American Soldiers Remember D-Day(1x60)
Emotional, raw interviews with American D-Day veterans who gather to commemorate the epic battle on the beaches of Normandy.

  

Earthrise: The First Lunar Voyage(1x60, 1x75)
Relive the historic flight of Apollo 8, the first manned space flight to leave Earth's gravitational pull and orbit the moon.

  

Eisenhower’s Secret War(2x60)
Explore how President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s nuclear policy kept a divided world at peace during the Cold War period of the 1950's.

  

Escape in the Pacific(1x60)
Documentary delivers a dramatic, gripping, account of one of the most remarkable incidents of World War II — the only successful group escape from a Japanese POW camp.

  

EVA: A-7063(1x65, 1x90)
The extraordinary story of Eva Mozes Kor who survived Nazi medical experiments as a child, later helped launch the global manhunt for Dr Josef Mengele, and now at 85, travels the world to promote peace and forgiveness.

  

Fannie's Last Supper(1x60)
What does it take to re-create an authentic 12-course dinner from a cookbook written in 1896? Chris Kimball and his team take on the challenge with delicious results!

  

For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots(2x120)
Moving series documents the sacrifices and accomplishments of African-American soldiers throughout history.

  

Gandhi's Awakening(1x60)
Explores Mohandas Gandhi’s early formative years in South Africa that led to the spiritual epiphany which transformed him to become the Mahatma or Great Soul.

  

Gandhi's Gift(1x60)
Reveals inspiring details about Gandhi’s life and his timeless message of nonviolence and interfaith harmony, which is more relevant now than ever.

  

Hanford(1x60)
The remarkable history of the world’s first full-scale nuclear reactor and the top-secret manufacturer of plutonium for the atomic bomb that ended World War II.

  

Jesus: Countdown to Calvary(1x60)
Documentary deconstructs the week leading up to Jesus’ death and untangles the complex factors that resulted in his crucifixion.

  

Journey Home to the USS Arizona(1x60)
The story of sailor Raymond Haerry Sr., his heroic actions during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, and the remarkable way the Navy honored his service.

  

Kennedy Half Century, The(1x60)
Discover the enduring impact of John F. Kennedy’s life and policies on every U.S. president since JFK's tragic death in 1963.

  

Lifeline: Pearl Harbor's Unknown Hero(1x90)
The incredible story of how U.S. Navy sailor Joe George ignored a direct order and saved the lives of six men during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941.

  

Linguists, The(1x60)
Every two weeks, one of the world's 7,000 languages goes extinct. Follow language hunters who travel the globe to record these rare languages before they disappear forever.

  

Linus Pauling(1x60)
Discover the extraordinary life of Linus Pauling, one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century, a peace activist, and winner of two Nobel Prizes.

  

My Dear Children(1x60)
A mother’s haunting letter is the basis for this documentary which recounts the pograms — anti-Jewish massacres in Eastern Europe that killed as many as 250,000 Jews from 1917-1921.

  

Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property(1x60)
Explore the mysteries surrounding Nat Turner, the leader of one of the largest slave rebellions in history.

  

Nazi Law: Legally Blind(1x60)
Reveals how the Nazi party manipulated laws to further their hate-filled agenda after Hitler seized power in 1933.

  

Omaha Beach: Honor and Sacrifice(1x60)
American veterans return to Omaha Beach in Normandy to commemorate their acts of courage and determination on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

  

Paleo Sleuths(1x60)
Paleontologists uncover gigantic fossil sites from a prehistoric age when mammals ruled the world.

  

Perfect 36: When Women Won the Vote(1x30)
Chronicles the debate about women's suffrage in the U.S., and the dramatic vote in 1920 which ratified the 19th amendment granting women the right to vote.

  

Reagan Presidency, The(3x60)
This landmark portrait of President Ronald Reagan tells a fresh story about the critical policy decisions he made during his eight-year presidency.

  

Real Uncle Tom, The: Josiah Henson(1x60)
The unbelievable life story of Josiah Henson, who overcame incredible odds to escape slavery with his family, and was the inspiration for Uncle Tom in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin.

  

Return to the USS Atlanta: Defender of Guadalcanal(1x60)
An international team of scuba divers travels to the Solomon Islands to explore a casualty of the World War II Naval Battle of Guadalcanal.

  

Rick Steves' Special: The Story of Fascism in Europe(1x60)
Travel and history expert Rick Steves traces the rise and fall of fascism at key locations in Europe.

  

Rick Steves: Luther and the Reformation(1x60)
Rick Steves sheds light on the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation by visiting key sites and exploring the complicated political world of 16th-century Europe.

  

Ripple of Hope, A(1x60)
Robert Kennedy, Martin Luther King and the story behind one of the great political speeches of the twentieth century.

  

Searching for Augusta: The Forgotten Angel of Bastogne(1x60, 1x75)
The remarkable true story of a heroic black Belgian nurse who risked her life to save countless soldiers during World War II.

  

Shanghai 1937: Where World War II Began(1x60)
This revealing film gives a new historical perspective that suggests the Battle of Shanghai in 1937 was the first battle of World War II.

  

Silent Sacrifice: Stories of Japanese American Incarceration(2x60, 1x120)
Riveting and emotional documentary about Japanese Americans who were forced into encampments in the United States during World War II.

  

Since: The Bombing of Pan Am Flight 103(1x90)
Recounts the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland and the decades-long investigation and search for justice that followed.

  

Stranger than Fiction: The Saga of Rajneeshpuram(1x60)
The unbelievable story of a spiritual leader with thousands of followers who created a utopian community, only to have it collapse amid charges of arson, wiretapping, election fraud and even attempted murder.

  

Survivors of Malmedy: December 1944(1x60)
Survivors tell of the World War II massacre when 84 American soldiers were gunned down by German SS in Belgium during the opening days of the famous "Battle of the Bulge."

  

Treblinka's Last Witness(1x88)
The last survivor of the Treblinka death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland, Samuel Willenberg describes the horrors of Treblinka where 900,000 Jews were murdered and only 67 survived.

  

Triumph of the Nerds(3x60)
Vintage 1996 series tells the fascinating story of how the personal computing revolution began. Featuring interviews with Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Steve Wozniak and other pioneers who changed the world forever.

  

Unsung Heroes: The Story of America's Female Patriots(2x60)
An inspirational documentary about the unrecognized courage and sacrifice by women who have long served in the United States military.

  

Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution(1x90)
A dishy documentary about the most notorious fashion show battle in history.

  

War Journal: The Incredible WWII Escape of Major Damon "Rocky" Gause(1x90)
Thrilling tale of WWII airman who survived a harrowing and nearly impossible escape from a Bataan prison camp.

  

West of the West: Tales from California's Channel Islands(3x60)
The remarkable history of eight unique and beautiful Islands off the coast of California, known as the 'Galapagos of North America'.

  

Women Outward Bound(1x60)
The thrilling adventures of a group of teenage girls in the 1960s who were the first females to participate in the challenging Outward Bound wilderness school.

  

World War II Collection(11x60, 1x90 )
A group of award winning documentaries on the sacrifices and achievements of the sixteen million Americans who served in WWII.

  


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