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The Abolitionists
Richard Brooks, Neal Huff, Jeanine Serralles, Kate Lyn Sheil & others. Rob Rapley, director. Oliver Platt, narrator.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887018364.  Daedalus Item Code: 38591
 
Both scorned as troublemakers and praised as liberators, abolitionists tore the nation apart to create a more perfect union, as what began as a pacifist movement fueled by persuasion and prayer ... (Read More)
 
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The Address: A Film by Ken Burns
Ken Burns, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887020855.  Daedalus Item Code: 49207
 
This feature-length 2014 documentary zooms in on a tiny school in Putney, where each year the students are encouraged to memorize and recite the Gettysburg Address. In its exploration of the ... (Read More)
 
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American Hardcore: The History of American Punk 1980–1986
Bad Brains, Black Flag, Circle Jerks, D.O.A., Minor Threat & others. Paul Rachman, director.
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 043396170940.  Daedalus Item Code: 35610
 
An Official Selection of the 2006 Sundance Toronto Film Festival, Paul Rachman's blistering documentary takes viewers into the heart of the American punk rock scene of the early 1980s, featuring 27 ... (Read More)
 
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Building the Great Cathedrals
Scott Tiffany, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887013062.  Daedalus Item Code: 49435
 
Carved from a hundred million pounds of stone, soaring atop a web of open masonry, gothic cathedrals are marvels of human achievement and artistry. But how did medieval architects and builders reach ... (Read More)
 
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Chasing Shackleton
Tim Jarvis. Brian Cox, narrator.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887020374.  Daedalus Item Code: 49089
 
Polar explorer Ernest Shackleton headed the 1914 expedition to cross Antarctica via the South Pole, until his ship Endurance was trapped and then crushed in pack ice. To save his crew, ... (Read More)
 
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Clive Cussler's The Sea Hunters—True Adventures with Famous Shipwrecks, Set 1: Relics of WWII
Clive Cussler, James Delgado & others.
Studio: Acorn Media.   Format: 3 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 054961986194.  Daedalus Item Code: 48471
 
Join action-adventure novelist Clive Cussler, maritime archaeologist James Delgado, and diver Mike Fletcher as they search the world's oceans for famous lost shipwrecks, and learn about celebrated ... (Read More)
 
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Clive Cussler's The Sea Hunters—True Adventures with Famous Shipwrecks, Set 2: Includes the Andrea Gail and Carpathia
Clive Cussler, & James Delgado.
Studio: Acorn Media.   Format: 2 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 054961806096.  Daedalus Item Code: 48472
 
The passenger liner RMS Carpathia raced through ice-choked waters to save the survivors of Titanic and was later sunk by a German U-boat; here the Sea Hunters search the Irish coast for ... (Read More)
 
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Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene
Sir Derek Jacobi, narrator. Thomas P. O'Connor, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887018937.  Daedalus Item Code: 38774
 
British actor Derek Jacobi narrates this portrait of author Graham Greene: a British spy, doubting Catholic, and manic-depressive who wrote such critically acclaimed bestsellers as The Quiet ... (Read More)
 
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The Day After Trinity: J. Robert Oppenheimer & the Atomic Bomb
Jon Else, director.
Studio: Image Entertainment.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 014381147926.  Daedalus Item Code: 48638
 
The life and controversial works of the "father of the atomic bomb" J. Robert Oppenheimer are examined in this Oscar-nominated—and Peabody Award–winning—documentary from 1980. Here too is the history ... (Read More)
 
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D-Day—Code Name: Overlord: Embossed Tin

Studio: Timeless Media Group.   Format: 2 DVDs, boxed.
UPC: 011301684233.  Daedalus Item Code: 48581
 
Code named "Operation Overlord," the D-Day invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe was a meticulously planned operation fraught with peril. The Nazis expected the assault, and their heavily fortified ... (Read More)
 
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Death in the Bunker: The True Story of Hitler's Downfall
Nick F. Bolton, Martin Heckmann & Corinna Sadlo, narrators. Michael Kloft, director.
Studio: Koch Vision.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 741952639596.  Daedalus Item Code: 35130
 
Adolf Hitler spent his last days in a fortified bunker complex under the Chancellery of the Reich in Berlin, where, on April 30, 1945, he poisoned and shot himself. This documentary features archival ... (Read More)
 
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The Decade You Were Born—The 60s: A Decade of Hope and Promise

Studio: Mill Creek Entertainment.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 683904527547.  Daedalus Item Code: 48489
 
If you were born in the 60s, your decade opened with John F. Kennedy as the 35th President of the United States and continued with Alan Shepard making the first U.S. space flight. The ... (Read More)
 
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