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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 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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The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song, Episode 1
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directed by Stacey Holman, fl. 1999 and Christopher Bryson, fl. 1991; produced by Kevin Burke and Christopher Bryson, fl. 1991, WETA-TV, Inkwell Films and McGee Media, in The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 50 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of African American religion beginning with the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the extraordinary ways enslaved Africans preserved and adapted their faith practices from slavery to emancipation.
directed by Stacey Holman, fl. 1999 and Christopher Bryson, fl. 1991; produced by Kevin Burke and Christopher Bryson, fl. 1991, WETA-TV, Inkwell Films and McGee Media, in The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 50 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; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 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; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go To War
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directed by Emer Reynolds, fl. 1992 and John Murray, fl. 2003; produced by Siobhan Ward, fl. 2007 and John Murray, fl. 2003, Crossing the Line (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2012), 56 mins
Explore the inside story of the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962, when the world teetered on the brink of nuclear holocaust. This film brings to life the three central characters--Kennedy, Castro and Khrushchev--and explores how the world's most powerful men fell into an abyss of their own making and outlines...
directed by Emer Reynolds, fl. 1992 and John Murray, fl. 2003; produced by Siobhan Ward, fl. 2007 and John Murray, fl. 2003, Crossing the Line (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2012), 56 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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Frontline, Inside Assad's Syria
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presented by Sarah Childress, fl. 2011-2016; produced by Daniel Edge, fl. 2004-2018, Missy Frederick, fl. 2007-2016, Michelle Mizner, fl. 2007-2016 and Martin Smith, 1949-, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 53 mins
Correspondent Martin Smith goes inside Syria to report from government-controlled areas as war rages. With on-the-ground reporting and firsthand accounts from Syrians caught in the crisis, the film shines new light on the ongoing conflict.
presented by Sarah Childress, fl. 2011-2016; produced by Daniel Edge, fl. 2004-2018, Missy Frederick, fl. 2007-2016, Michelle Mizner, fl. 2007-2016 and Martin Smith, 1949-, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 53 mins
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