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1421: the Year China Discovered America
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directed by David Wallace; produced by Clive Syddall, fl. 1989 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004, originally published 2004), 1 hour 54 mins
This documentary examines the theories outlined by Gavin Menzies in his best-selling book. An amateur historian and former submarine commander in the British Navy, Menzies poses an argument that could change the way we perceive global history forever -- that Chinese admirals discovered America and Chinese junks fi...
directed by David Wallace; produced by Clive Syddall, fl. 1989 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004, originally published 2004), 1 hour 54 mins
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1913: Seeds of Conflict
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directed by Ben Loeterman, fl. 1979; produced by Ben Loeterman, fl. 1979 and Itay Ken Tor, fl. 1999-2014, Ben Loeterman Productions (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 54 mins
1913: Seeds of Conflict examines a critical yet overlooked moment of transformation in Palestine, long before the Balfour Declaration and British Mandate period usually considered the matchstick for today's ongoing struggles. It was a time when identities were fluid and few Arabs or Jews living there could imagin...
directed by Ben Loeterman, fl. 1979; produced by Ben Loeterman, fl. 1979 and Itay Ken Tor, fl. 1999-2014, Ben Loeterman Productions (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 54 mins
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African American Lives, Series 2, Episode 2, A Way Out of No Way
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produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in African American Lives, Series 2, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 56 mins
The first AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES revealed the power in discovering one's family history. Now, Henry Louis Gates Jr. will guide a new group to discover their ancestry in AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES 2. The series will draw on DNA analysis, genealogical research and family oral tradition to trace the lineages of the parti...
produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in African American Lives, Series 2, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 56 mins
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African American Lives, Series 2, Episode 4, The Past Is Another Country
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directed by Graham Judd, fl. 1997-2011; produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in African American Lives, Series 2, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 56 mins
The first AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES revealed the power in discovering one's family history. Now, Henry Louis Gates Jr. will guide a new group to discover their ancestry in AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES 2. The series will draw on DNA analysis, genealogical research and family oral tradition to trace the lineages of the parti...
directed by Graham Judd, fl. 1997-2011; produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in African American Lives, Series 2, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 56 mins
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Black in Latin America, Episode 4, Mexico & Peru: The Black Grandma in the Closet
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produced by Inkwell Films, Wall to Wall Productions and WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, in Black in Latin America, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 54 mins
In Mexico and Peru Professor Gates explores the almost unknown history of the significant numbers of black people—-the two countries together received far more slaves than did the United States-—brought to these countries as early as the 16th and 17th centuries, and the worlds of culture that their descendants...
produced by Inkwell Films, Wall to Wall Productions and WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, in Black in Latin America, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 54 mins
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The Bomb
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directed by Rushmore DeNooyer and Kirk Wolfinger, fl. 1984; produced by Rushmore DeNooyer and Kirk Wolfinger, fl. 1984, Lone Wolf Media (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 1 hour 55 mins
The Bomb tells the story of the most powerful and destructive device ever invented. Learn how humans harnessed this incredible power and what challenges we have faced living with it since 1945. With newly restored footage of nuclear weaponry, some of which has only recently been declassified, go behind the scenes...
directed by Rushmore DeNooyer and Kirk Wolfinger, fl. 1984; produced by Rushmore DeNooyer and Kirk Wolfinger, fl. 1984, Lone Wolf Media (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 1 hour 55 mins
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Civilizations, Episode 9, What Is Art Good For?
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directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 52 mins
Explore the fate of art in the machine and profit-driven world: should art create a realm separate from the modern world, or should it plunge headlong into the chaos while transforming the way we see and live in it?
directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 52 mins
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Dictator's Playbook, Season 1, Episode 4, Manuel Noriega
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directed by Mark Stevenson, fl. 2015; produced by Patrick Cameron, fl. 2019, Cream Productions, in Dictator's Playbook, Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018, originally published 2017), 54 mins

Dictator's Playbook They were ruthless men with unchecked power, controlling their people with an iron fist. Suppressing all dissent, they demanded absolute loyalty, jailing, or killing those who opposed them. They ruled by force of personality, but were plagued by secret fears and private demons. They were dictat...

directed by Mark Stevenson, fl. 2015; produced by Patrick Cameron, fl. 2019, Cream Productions, in Dictator's Playbook, Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018, originally published 2017), 54 mins
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Dictator's Playbook, Season 1, Episode 5, Francisco Franco
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directed by Mark Stevenson, fl. 2015; produced by Patrick Cameron, fl. 2019, Cream Productions, in Dictator's Playbook, Season 1, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018, originally published 2017), 54 mins

Dictator's Playbook They were ruthless men with unchecked power, controlling their people with an iron fist. Suppressing all dissent, they demanded absolute loyalty, jailing, or killing those who opposed them. They ruled by force of personality, but were plagued by secret fears and private demons. They were dictat...

directed by Mark Stevenson, fl. 2015; produced by Patrick Cameron, fl. 2019, Cream Productions, in Dictator's Playbook, Season 1, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018, originally published 2017), 54 mins
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Empires, Medici: The Magnificent Medici
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directed by Justin Hardy; produced by Justin Hardy, in Empires (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2003, originally published 2003), 55 mins
This is a family who inspired some of the greatest moments in the birth of the modern world and challenged some of the greatest thinkers and pioneers of the age. Filmed entirely on location in Italy, the story of the Medici is an epic drama that weaves the descendants of one Tuscan family with momentous cultural a...
directed by Justin Hardy; produced by Justin Hardy, in Empires (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2003, originally published 2003), 55 mins
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