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Big History, Season 1, Episode 2, Horse Power Revolution
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directed by Samuel K. Dolan, 1980-; produced by Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in Big History, Season 1, Episode 2 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2013), 22 mins

"Big History" puts a sci-fi spin on history by linking iconic events to our daily lives. What if every event in history is connected?

The horse has been a revolutionary animal in unexpected ways. It has changed how we speak, what we wear, and sets the hidden limit for the size of our most massive empires.

directed by Samuel K. Dolan, 1980-; produced by Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in Big History, Season 1, Episode 2 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2013), 22 mins
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Biography, Emperor Hirohito
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in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1963), 26 mins
This documentary examines the early days of Hirohito's reign through his role in Japan's miraculous post-war resurgence.
in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1963), 26 mins
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Conquest Of Hawaii
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directed by Steve Kroopnick, fl. 1988-2018; produced by Jill Sharer, fl. 2001 and Melody Shafir, fl. 1999-2017, Triage Entertainment (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2003), 1 hour 29 mins
The Hawaiian Islands, born in a crucible of tectonic fire in the midst of a watery wilderness, were created by winds and waves. Among those who would call themselves "Hawaiian" were warrior kings, kidnapped sailors, cowboys, New England missionaries and a tragic queen. In this 2-hour view of watershed moments in H...
directed by Steve Kroopnick, fl. 1988-2018; produced by Jill Sharer, fl. 2001 and Melody Shafir, fl. 1999-2017, Triage Entertainment (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2003), 1 hour 29 mins
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Engineering an Empire, Episode 9, Britain: Blood and Steel
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directed by Kristen Gray, fl. 2003; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Kristen Gray, fl. 2003, Kralyevich Productions, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 9 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 45 mins
The engineering and/or architectural feats that were characteristic of some of the greatest societies on this planet. At its pinnacle, the British Empire spanned every continent and covered one quarter of the Earth's land mass.
directed by Kristen Gray, fl. 2003; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Kristen Gray, fl. 2003, Kralyevich Productions, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 9 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 45 mins
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Great Blunders in History, Suez Crisis
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 28 mins
This program examines the Suez Crisis, through which Britain and France were totally discredited and the career of British Prime Minister Anthony Eden was ruined.
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 28 mins
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History's Mysteries, Season 6 Episode 12, Joan of Arc: Soul on Fire
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directed by Damian Weyand, fl. 1998-2006; presented by Arthur Kent, 1953-; produced by Mila Marvizon, fl. 1985, Filmroos Inc., in History's Mysteries, Season 6 Episode 12 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997), 43 mins
A teenage girl so dangerous, she was burnt at the stake? Why did her executioners believe she was a witch? How did an illiterate peasant girl take command of an army and seat a king on the throne of France? We'll explore the remarkable story of the woman warrior who became a saint.
directed by Damian Weyand, fl. 1998-2006; presented by Arthur Kent, 1953-; produced by Mila Marvizon, fl. 1985, Filmroos Inc., in History's Mysteries, Season 6 Episode 12 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997), 43 mins
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In Search of History, Rome's Eternal Wonders
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produced by Paola Di Florio, fl. 1994 and Linda Fuller, fl. 1993, Greystone Communications, in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1992), 43 mins
"In Search of History" journeys 2,000 years from ancient times to the present, taking a closer look at the events, places, and hidden mysteries that have puzzled and inspired historians and experts across the ages. Built to attest to the power and glory of Rome, the ancient monuments often hide a rocky past. Bu...
produced by Paola Di Florio, fl. 1994 and Linda Fuller, fl. 1993, Greystone Communications, in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1992), 43 mins
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In Search of History, England's Great Wall
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produced by Greystone Communications, in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks), 43 mins
"In Search of History" journeys 2,000 years from ancient times to the present, taking a closer look at the events, places, and hidden mysteries that have puzzled and inspired historians and experts across the ages. Stretching roughly 80 miles across northern England, Hadrian's Wall split the country in two, servi...
produced by Greystone Communications, in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks), 43 mins
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Mexico: From Independence to the Alamo
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(New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 47 mins
For 300 years after the conquistadors' triumph over the Aztecs, Mexico was the crown jewel of the Spanish colonial empire. This volume reveals what life was like during that time and examines the injustices of the feudal system and the excesses of the Inquisition, which led to the long fight for freedom from Spain...
(New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 47 mins
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Mexico: God, Gold and Glory
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(New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 47 mins
Explore the mysteries of the Toltec and Mayan civilizations through visits to the ruins of Teotihuacan and Palenque, trace the waves of conquest that made the Aztecs the most powerful people in the New World, and examine the battles with the Spanish that brought their empire to its knees in little over a year afte...
(New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 47 mins
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