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Holy War

Holy War

2011, History

Holy War is a searing and clear-eyed five-part series on the ideologies and tactics which drive the global Jihad movement. This primer proves particularly insightful and crucial today as the world faces the continued threat of terror acts inspired and...

6.73
Lost on the Atlantic

Lost on the Atlantic

2008, History

Most of us are fed the same historical narrative that Christopher Columbus discovered America in 1492. One theory, however, poses a great challenge to this universally accepted recounting of history. Upon examination, American-bred tobacco seeds were...

8.51
Persian Legacy of the Flames

Persian Legacy of the Flames

2013, History

Dominating a territory spanning from northern Africa to central Asia, Persia once reigned as the world's first universal empire. Its archaeological treasures are rich and continue to expose secrets of a history obscured since the overtaking of Persia...

7.51
Ice Age Hunters

Ice Age Hunters

2013, History

A testament to the enduring legacy of archaeological researchers throughout the generations, Ice age Hunters identifies profound connections between the monumental discoveries of yesteryear and the research efforts which continue to this day. The film...

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The Story of the Lost Nuke

The Story of the Lost Nuke

2014, History

It's one of the worst case scenarios in the nuclear age, and it occurred on February 13, 1950. Flying over restricted airspace across the Canadian border, a United States Air Force bomber experienced massive engine failure, and the crew were forced to...

7.03
A Day in the Life of a Dictator

A Day in the Life of a Dictator

2015, History

A probing documentary of great imagination and scope, A Day in the Life of a Dictator explores the mindset of three tyrannical leaders during periods of time that defined their reigns. The trio of dictators - Joseph Stalin, Idi Amin Dada and Muammar...

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The Origin of Democracy

The Origin of Democracy

2014, History

The Origin of Democracy contrasts three ancient civilizations - Roman, Greek, and Persian - primarily focusing on their approaches to ruling the citizens that comprised them. In 392 B.C., in Athens, Socrates was found guilty by jury for corrupting the...

6.02
World War I: American Legacy

World War I: American Legacy

2006, History

Narrated by David Carradine, this poignant film reveals the true cost of World War I. The forgotten soldiers whose graves were never marked, the expense of human life and the immense suffering of those who did survive (for every man who was killed,...

8.21
Blood and Oil

Blood and Oil

2010, History

How did the Western world become so engaged in the Middle East? Why did the Ottoman Empire - now known as the Middle East become involved with World War I which was a European affair? Anyone interested in learning and understanding the timeline of...

8.59
Silent Wings

Silent Wings

2007, History

World War II, was the most brutal and devastating conflict in the history of the humankind. It is said that about 62 million people or 2.5% of the world's population died in the war. Its consequences brought a new era of weapons of mass destruction...

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