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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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Abraham Lincoln: Trial by Fire
Cliff Robertson, narrator.
Studio: Mill Creek Entertainment.   Format: 3 DVDs.
UPC: 683904527974.  Daedalus Item Code: 58006
 
This set of DVDs follows the journey of Lincoln's life in five fascinating documentaries and the 1930 feature film Abraham Lincoln by D.W. Griffith. The dramatization Lincoln: Trial by ... (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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The American Civil War

Studio: Image Entertainment.   Format: 3 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 628261098798.  Daedalus Item Code: 58016
 
With the help of several thousand living history re-enactors, this series allows you to experience the glory and heartache of the battles that changed warfare forever. Personal letters, official ... (Read More)
 
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Bill Moyers: Faith & Reason Collection
Bill Moyers, host. Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie, Martin Amis & others.
Studio: Athena.   Format: 6 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 054961207992 .  Daedalus Item Code: 48652
 
In these three inspiring documentaries, renowned journalist Bill Moyers explores the role of religion in modern society. In On Faith & Reason he meets with 12 noted writers and ... (Read More)
 
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Bill Moyers: A World of Ideas II—Great Thinkers
Bill Moyers, host. Noam Chomsky, Jonas Salk, Cornel West & others.
Studio: Athena.   Format: 3 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 48652.  Daedalus Item Code: 48651
 
Imagine sitting down with 16 of the world's smartest, most informed people for conversations on American life. Called "provocative" by the Boston Globe and culled from interviews taped by ... (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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Celtic Voyage—A Fascinating Journey Through Ireland: Special Edition

Studio: Madacy Home Video.   Format: 3 DVDs, boxed Letterbox.
UPC: 628261078097.  Daedalus Item Code: 58019
 
This gorgeous, three-part overview of the Emerald Isle begins with a look at its many B&Bs, the owners of which supply millions of tourists with conversation and insight into Irish home life. ... (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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The Civil War: A Nation Divided

Studio: Mill Creek Entertainment.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 683904521750.  Daedalus Item Code: 58008
 
It was a conflict that inflicted more casualties on America than any other. This five-part program on the causes and progress of the Civil War begins with a portrait of Lincoln; using still ... (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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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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