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10 Questions for the Dalai Lama
Rick Ray, director.
Studio: Monterey Video.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 012233000122.  Daedalus Item Code: 68383
 
Why do the poor often seem happier than the rich? Must a society lose its traditions in order to move into the future? And how do you maintain a commitment to non-violence when faced with violence? A ... (Read More)
 
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Bob Dylan: Don't Look Back—65 Tour Deluxe Edition
Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Donovan, Alan Price & others. D.A. Pennebaker, director.
Studio: Docurama.   Format: 2 DVDs. boxed.
UPC: 767685982433.  Daedalus Item Code: 68431
 
(No. 9 on Sight & Sound's List of the 10 Greatest Documentaries of All Time) Capturing one of popular music's most influential icons at a pivotal moment in his career, D.A. Pennebaker's ... (Read More)
 
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Icons of Power: Wrath of the Tsar; Madness of Henry VIII; Napoleon's Final Battle; Empress of Ambition
Don Campbell & Doug Schultz, directors.
Studio: National Geographic.   Format: 4 DVDs, boxed Letterbox.
UPC: 727994930198.  Daedalus Item Code: 58361
 
Their tremendous power matched only by their colossal flaws, four monarchs are individually profiled in this set, which features commentary by historians and dramatic reenactments. Depicted at ... (Read More)
 
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Jackie Robinson
Jamie Foxx. Keith David, narrator. Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon, directors.
Studio: PBS.   Format: 2 DVDs Widescreen.
UPC: 841887027557.  Daedalus Item Code: 69108
 
When Jackie Robinson became Major League Baseball's first African American player in 1947, he changed the game—and American race relations—forever. Ken Burns's 2016 PBS documentary pays tribute to ... (Read More)
 
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The Kennedy Films Collection: Primary; Crisis; Faces of November
Robert Drew, director.
Studio: Docurama.   Format: 2 DVDs, boxed.
UPC: 767685115664.  Daedalus Item Code: 68437
 
(Includes a Winner of First Prize at the Venice Film Festival/Faces of Novemeber) A pioneer in the creation of candid and naturalistic documentaries, Life correspondent Robert ... (Read More)
 
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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge, Riaad Moosa & others. Justin Chadwick, director.
Studio: E1 Entertainment.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 774212998485.  Daedalus Item Code: 68099
 
Based on Nelson Mandela's 1995 autobiography, this 2013 drama stars Idris Elba in a "towering performance" (Variety) as the South African leader. From Mandela's youth to his time as an ... (Read More)
 
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Omnibus—American Profiles
Alistair Cooke, host. William Faulkner, Pearl S. Buck, Frank Lloyd Wright, James Thurber, Leonard Bernstein & others.
Studio: E1 Entertainment.   Format: 2 DVDs Full screen.
UPC: 741952695493.  Daedalus Item Code: 68108
 
One of TV's most distinguished series, Omnibus—hosted by the urbane Alistair Cooke—documented American social, political, and cultural concerns from 1952 to 1961, winning more than 65 awards ... (Read More)
 
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Primary
Robert Drew, director.
Studio: Docurama.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 767685956236.  Daedalus Item Code: 68436
 
Making use of the most portable sound and film equipment available, documentarian Robert Drew chronicles here the 1960 Wisconsin Democratic primary contest between John F. Kennedy and Hubert ... (Read More)
 
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The Roosevelts—An Intimate History: A Film by Ken Burns
Peter Coyote, narrator. Ken Burns, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: 7 DVDs, boxed Widescreen.
UPC: 841887021579.  Daedalus Item Code: 49443
 
This groundbreaking series chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, weaving their individual stories into a single narrative. The seven-part, 14-hour program follows this ... (Read More)
 
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Running Wild: The Life of Dayton O. Hyde
Suzanne Mitchell, director.
Studio: Screen Media Films.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 814838013374.  Daedalus Item Code: 68421
 
He might be among the last old-style cowboys, but Dayton Hyde is a 21st-century conservationist at heart. Rescuing wild horses taken in government roundups, Hyde created a 12,000-acre sanctuary in ... (Read More)
 
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Stravinsky
Wolf Koenig & Roman Kroitor, directors.
Studio: VAI Audio.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 089948429098.  Daedalus Item Code: 58505
 
This 1966 documentary is an informal yet vivid portrait of the great modern composer Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971), who emigrated to America during World War II. A fascinating personality with a long ... (Read More)
 
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The Unseen Beatles
The Beatles.
Studio: BBC.   Format: cutout DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 794051290427.  Daedalus Item Code: 68262
 
Exhausted by their world tours and daunted by the frenzy of Beatlemania, the Beatles played their final concert in 1966; the group's few years as a live act seem all the more special in hindsight. ... (Read More)
 
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