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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)
Documentary uncovers the history of secret military operations waged by the CIA in Laos during the Vietnam War to stop the spread of communism.

  

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

  

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)
Through dramatic re-enactments, this riveting series explores the lesser-known Western Campaign of America’s bloody Civil War and provides new insights into its causes.

  

Cuba: The Forgotten Revolution(1x60, 1x90)
Documentary tells the virtually unknown 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: Over Normandy(1x60)
Innovative WWII documentary uses drone footage over key “D-Day” locations in France as veterans recount the June 6, 1944 push to liberate Europe.

  

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)
Documentary recounts 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)
Authoritative doc examines U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s nuclear policy during the Cold War period of 1952-1961.

  

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)
A film about the extraordinary life of Eva Mozes Kor who survived Nazi medical experiments as a child, later helped launch the biggest manhunt for Dr Josef Mengele in history, and now at 85, travels the world to promote peace and forgiveness.

  

Fannie's Last Supper(1x60)
Join culinary expert Christopher Kimball and his team of test kitchen sleuths as they attempt to recreate an authentic turn-of-the-century 12-course dinner.

  

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.

  

Journey Home to the USS Arizona(1x60)
Documentary follows the family of Raymond Haerry Sr. — one of the few crew members from the USS Arizona who survived the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor — as they travel 5000 miles from New Jersey to the USS Arizona Memorial in Honolulu, Hawaii, to place his ashes aboard the sunken battleship.

  

Kennedy Half Century, The(1x60)
Documentary chronicles the enduring impact of JFK’s life and policies on every subsequent U.S. president since his 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)
Doc follows language hunters who go to the ends of the earth to record rare and nearly extinct languages.

  

Linus Pauling(1x60)
Documentary explores the extraordinary life of Linus Pauling, one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century and the winner of two unshared 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)
Documentary explores the mysteries surrounding the leader of one of the largest slave rebellions in history.

  

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

  

Omaha Beach: Honor and Sacrifice(1x60)
OMAHA BEACH: HONOR AND SACRIFICE shows the very personal stories of several veterans as they return to Omaha Beach and documents the celebration in Normandy that continues to this day as a result of their acts of courage and determination on June 6, 1944.

  

Paleo Sleuths(1x60)
Dig deeper into 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 intimate portrait of the iconic statesman tells a fresh story about the critical policy decisions that Ronald Reagan made during his eight-year presidency.

  

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 visits locations across Europe related to the rise and fall of fascism, and talks with European families who lived through those times.

  

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)
Families of victims of the 1988 Pan Am bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland fight for justice.

  

Stranger than Fiction: The Saga of Rajneeshpuram(1x60)
The unbelievable story of how an attempt by a spiritual leader from India and thousands of his followers to create a utopian community in the United States collapsed amid charges of arson, wiretapping, election fraud and attempted murder.

  

Survivors of Malmedy: December 1944(1x60)
Documentary tells the story of the World War II massacre of 84 American soldiers 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)
Fascinating vintage 1996 series about the personal computing revolution reveals how it all happened. Featuring interviews with Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Steve Wozniak and more.

  

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.

  

Women Outward Bound(1x60)
Fifty years ago, girls were not allowed to participate in the rigorous U.S. Outward Bound wilderness school until 24 adventurous young women broke that barrier. Find out how one month of surviving in the Northwoods of Minnesota and Canada changed them...and history...forever.

  

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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