History

The Civilian Conservation Corps

The Civilian Conservation Corps

2009, History

In 1933, as Franklin D. Roosevelt took his oath of office as the 32nd President of the United States, his people were hurting. From Texas to Detroit to every state in between, citizens were struggling through a 25% unemployment rate, a series of...

9.15
We Shall Not Die Now

We Shall Not Die Now

2019, History

A stunning feature-length reminder of the lessons we must take from one of history's most grotesque and haunting chapters, We Shall Not Die Now dissects the chronology of the Holocaust in vivid and heart wrenching detail. Historians and survivors...

5.24
Secrets of the Stone Age

Secrets of the Stone Age

2017, History

A beautifully produced two-part program from the DW Documentary series, Secrets of the Stone Age attempts to unveil the truths behind key moments in the history of humankind. The first segment - titled From Hunters to Farmers - travels back in time...

5.94
China's Forgotten Emperor

China's Forgotten Emperor

2015, History

Wu Zetian rose to power over 1300 years ago when she became the only woman in history to claim the title of Emperor of China. Her history has been marred in scandal and controversy. In its examination of newly discovered artifacts and other materials,...

8.02
The Search for the Last Supper

The Search for the Last Supper

2017, History

Completed in the late 15th century, Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper is one of history's most revered and recognizable paintings. For hundreds of years, generations of awe-stricken onlookers have visited this masterwork. Little did they know what...

5.84
The Bronze Age Collapse

The Bronze Age Collapse

2019, History

What led to the fall of the Bronze Age and who was ultimately responsible? Generations of archeologists have debated every recorded account of this 3,000 year old event. The informative documentary The Bronze Age Collapse relies on the latest research...

6.72
The Real Chernobyl

The Real Chernobyl

2019, History

On the heels of the wildly successful Sky Atlantic/HBO dramatic series Chernobyl comes the powerful companion documentary The Real Chernobyl. The film introduces us to the real-life figures portrayed in the narrative series, and offers their haunting...

7.08
Putin's Rise to Power

Putin's Rise to Power

2016, History

In the early 90's, as the Soviet Union stood on the verge of extinction, a young KGB agent named Vladimir Putin fretted for his own personal future. Restless with ambition, this little-known unemployed spy set in motion a series of machinations that...

6.31
Fashion at War

Fashion at War

2018, History

Underneath its carefully crafted image, the Hugo Boss brand hides a shameful secret. Long before his fashions gripped the popular imagination, the acclaimed designer produced uniforms for the Nazi Party. Fashion at War outlines this fascinating back...

6.36
Dick Winters: Hang Tough

Dick Winters: Hang Tough

2012, History

In the annals of World War II, Officer Richard Winters stands as the epitome of bravery, integrity and unfaltering leadership. He led his troop - Easy Company of the 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, part of the 101st Airborne Division...

5.40