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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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.
UPC: 841887019316. Daedalus Item Code: 38927
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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Roberto Mitrotti, Jeremy Jeffs, James Wignall & Georges Combe, directors.
Studio: BFS Entertainment. Format: 4 DVDs, boxed.
UPC: 066805309434. Daedalus Item Code: 48558
Sometimes described as cultish, these exclusive secret societies have been the subject of countless conspiracies and controversies. Through expert interviews and historical reenactments, this ... (Read More)
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From humble monks to fearsome warrior knights, the Sovereign Order of the Knights of Malta embody an alluring, thousand-year legacy intertwined with intriguing legends of the riches of Solomon, ... (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.
UPC: 012569702929. Daedalus Item Code: 48486
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)