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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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All Aboard—Great American Railroads: Collector's Edition

Studio: Image Entertainment.   Format: 5 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 628261113095.  Daedalus Item Code: 58281
 
Without question, one of the greatest engines in developing America's economy and industry was the railroad. But more than that, the romance of rail travel touches something deep in the American ... (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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The American Future: A History
Simon Schama, host.
Studio: BBC.   Format: 2 cutout DVDs Widescreen.
UPC: 883929050499.  Daedalus Item Code: 58207
 
For his thought-provoking, four-part series from 2008, historian Simon Schama travelled through the U.S. to dig deep into the conflicts of its history as a way to understand the country's current ... (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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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 Intimacy: The Untold Story of Mark Twain's Final Years
Leer Leary. Bob Cudmore, narrator. Richard Altomonte, director.
Studio: E1 Entertainment.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 016226155523.  Daedalus Item Code: 58250
 
"I couldn't help myself; that all in good time they would be indisputably supreme here, & I another stripped and forlorn King Lear." So wrote the elderly Mark Twain as he contemplated the ... (Read More)
 
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The Dark Ages: An Age of Light
Waldemar Januszczak, host.
Studio: Athena.   Format: 2 DVDs Widescreen.
UPC: 054961210893 .  Daedalus Item Code: 48661
 
A history/art lover's dream, this 2012 BBC series is crammed with stunning visuals of art and architecture. A crash course in the so-called Dark Ages, it's a travelogue in a box, as art historian ... (Read More)
 
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