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The Aztecs
This two-part collection documents the rise and fall of one of the most remarkable civilizations. From the ancient Olmec and their giant carved stone heads to the magnificent pyramids of the moon and sun at Teotihuacan, the Aztecs were inheritors…
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Malcolm X - Murder In New York
Part of the Series: Political Assassination Series
In the opinion of some, his name still stands for violent black activism, his anti-white acid and incendiary speeches are still quoted by advocates of violence. But for most, his name has become the symbol for peaceful means to resolve…
Modern Love: Swingers
Part of the Series: Modern Love: Love Stories For A New Millennium
Is monogamy necessary for love? Meet one outrageous suburban couple who participates in an unusual community devoted to "swinging" - where couples partake in recreational sex with other couples. This is an organized phenomenon where the women wear the pants…
Jews & Muslims: Narratives at War (1945 to Present Day)
Part of the Series: Jews & Muslims: Intimate Strangers - 4 Part Series
In 1945, the world discovers the horror of the Nazi camps. In 1948, the birth of Israel aroused anger and bitterness among Arabs and Muslims, but triggered joy and exultation throughout the Jewish world. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were…
Entrepreneur's Guide On Launching A Business
Part of the Series: Entrepreneur's Guide Series
A comprehensive, in-depth and entertaining series that mentors young entrepreneurs on launching and growing a business. From startup to the growing pains of a billion dollar business, it is all covered. Plus over 15 highly successful, real-world young entrepreneurs share…
The Beat Generation
This documentary tells the story of the incredible and enduring friendship between Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs, and how they gave birth to the literary movement of the Beat Generation. It begins in New York, at the end…
Jews & Muslims: The Place of the Other (721-1789)
Part of the Series: Jews & Muslims: Intimate Strangers - 4 Part Series
In the year 721, the Muslim Empire was vast. Across the empire Jews and Christians were minorities motivated by a desire to obtain the most favorable status. Their quest for an elevated status within the empire did not hinder cultural…
Jews & Muslims: Origins (610-721)
Part of the Series: Jews & Muslims: Intimate Strangers - 4 Part Series
This is an account of the birth of Islam and a history of conquest stretching from Persia to Spain. For the conquered, what was their place in this empire? For the polytheists they had little choice but to convert, for…
East & West: Culture Affects Thought Processes Part 1
Part of the Series: East & West: Culture Affects Thought Processes
Through careful studies conducted in the US, UK and East Asia, researchers came to the surprising conclusion that in many aspects, people from the "East" and people from the "West" think in diametrically opposite ways. Scientists determined that cultural differences…
The Pyramids Of The Sun
Part of the Series: Secrets of Archaeology
Take a virtual reality tour of one of history's most intriguing ancient civilizations. The magic of the great temples and gigantic stepped pyramids of Tenochtitlan, the capital of the ancient Aztecs, is unearthed beneath Mexico City.
Jews & Muslims: The Separation (1789-1945)
Part of the Series: Jews & Muslims: Intimate Strangers - 4 Part Series
History now takes us to Europe: the French Revolution. Nation-states. The Jews, now European citizens, became the target of a more asserted anti-Semitism. But having incorporated the new national elites, they began to take a greater interest in the fate…
Patrice Lumumba - Assassination Colonial Style
Part of the Series: Political Assassination Series
Patrice Lumumba, the first Prime Minister of the newly independent Congo, was a hero to his fellow Africans but a communist threat to the West. The West believed Lumumba was pro-soviet and would open the door to communist control of…
Modern Love: Polyamorous Family
Part of the Series: Modern Love: Love Stories For A New Millennium
Can a multiple-partner marriage work? Is 3 really better than 2? Dawn was first married to Troy, but then both of them fell in love with Lon. Now they consider themselves a married "triad." How does the household work? Sleeping…
Thomas Sankara: Fratricide In Burkina, Africa
Part of the Series: Political Assassination Series
Burkina Faso, Africa, October 15, 1987. Automatic gunfire breaks the evening's silence and kills President Thomas Sankara. Would the assassins have been sent by his brothers in arms, Blaise Compaore, with whom he had launched the Marxist Revolution a few…
Greek Cities In Italy
Part of the Series: Secrets of Archaeology
Take a virtual reality tour of one of history's most intriguing ancient civilizations. Explore the virtual streets of the original Greek colonies of Italy, and experience the creation of the Magna Graecia.
1920's
Part of the Series: 100 Years, 100 Events
Every decade has its share of important events. But in this completely engrossing series we bring you only the best, the most far-reaching, the most worldly, and the most consequential. You will see a unique clarity of history through the…
History Of Life: Extinction – An End and a New Beginning
Part of the Series: History of Life
Mass extinctions have shaped and reshaped the landscape of life on earth throughout its history. In this program we chronicle the history of mass extinctions and their effect on evolution. We learn that these events not only destroy life, but…
Olive Oil: The Mafia & The New Sicily
Part of the Series: Olive Route Collection
The olive tree is at the heart of Sicily's identity, which for centuries has been the king of the island's agriculture. At the start to the 20th century, the Sicilians were under the rule of bandits, specialists in "the business…
Mesopotamia - Neolithic Period To Modern Day
Using an easy to follow progressive timeline from early beginning to more modern day, students will follow the emerging development and ultimate sophistication of this most notable civilization. Broken down into sub-chapters of information, each program covers the most important…
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1950's
Part of the Series: 100 Years, 100 Events
Every decade has its share of important events. But in this completely engrossing series we bring you only the best, the most far-reaching, the most worldly, and the most consequential. You will see a unique clarity of history through the…