If you were born in the 40s, your decade began with the election of Franklin Delano Roosevelt to an unprecedented third term. America was isolating itself from the rumblings of war in Europe. Workers ... (Read More)
If you were born in the 1950s you are a baby boomer, the most influential and powerful group of Americans ever born. This decade saw the rise of the middle class and a building boom, as millions of ... (Read More)
If you were born in the 1970s, you are part of Generation X, whereas your parents were Baby Boomers—part of the "me" generation. "I have never been a quitter," Richard Nixon told the nation in 1974, ... (Read More)
If you were born in the 1980s, your parents were the last wave of Baby Boomers. They, along with everybody else, were embracing the future with the personal computer. It was a decade of ... (Read More)
Here are two entertaining documentaries that salute fans of the Chicago Cubs and the stadium they play in. Inside Chicago: Wrigley Field offers an Emmy-winning glimpse inside the "friendly ... (Read More)
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Johnny Mercer, Jamie Cullum, Julie Andrews, Tony Bennett & others. Bill Charlap, narrator. Bruce Ricker, director.
Studio: Warner Bros.. Format: 2 cutout DVDs Widescreen.
UPC: 883929100682. Daedalus Item Code: 48389
Clint Eastwood produced this 2009 Emmy-nominated documentary about one of the foremost contributors to that pantheon of music now hailed as the Great American Songbook. Mercer's catalog includes ... (Read More)
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Culled from live concerts, these videos were made during Kent Nagano's tenure (2000–2006) as chief conductor with Berlin's Germany Symphony Orchestra. Works include Mozart's Symphony No. 41, ... (Read More)
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Romi Dias, Isabel Taysin Carter & others. Maria Agui Carter, director.
Studio: PBS. Format: DVD Widescreen.
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In 1861, at the outbreak of the Civil War, a teenager from New Orleans headed to the front lines. Under the alias Harry T. Buford, he fought at First Bull Run, was wounded at Shiloh, and served as a ... (Read More)
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Katharine Hepburn with Stanley Kramer, Angela Lansbury, Sidney Poitier, Frank Sinatra, Elizabeth Taylor & others. David Heeley, director.
Studio: Warner Bros.. Format: DVD Full screen.
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Regarded throughout Hollywood as an "actor's actor," Spencer Tracy always commanded the screen with his utterly natural, believable characterizations, no matter what the role or type of film. Tracy ... (Read More)