History


New! Empire of Liberty 82 min.

Davy Crockett makes a stand at The Alamo; President Polk risks war with Britain and Mexico, sending John Fremont and Kit Carson on a secret mission that ignites a war for California and the Pacific.

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New! Into the Wilderness 84 min.

The Revolution begins, and the outbreak of war spreads beyond the colonies into the remote frontier; Daniel Boone's life-or-death struggle for the future of his settlement becomes a fight for the future of America.

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New! Live Free or Die 85 min.

Andrew Jackson rises to power and clashes with another national hero Davy Crockett over the U.S. policy towards the Native Americans and Jackson's Indian Removal Act. Meanwhile, a war with Mexico is brewing.

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New! The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen 330 min.

"The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen" spans the formative period of American history between the Revolutionary War and Civil War to introduce the iconic figures whose westward expansion transformed us from Europeans to Americans.

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New! Never Surrender 79 min.

Shawnee warrior Tecumseh unites the Native American tribes to resist expansion; after Thomas Jefferson orchestrates the Louisiana Purchase, Lewis & Clark make their legendary expedition to the Pacific; and a new war for America begins.

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John McCain: For Whom the Bell Tolls 105 min.

Produced and directed by six-time Emmy® winner Peter Kunhardt, along with Emmy® winners George Kunhardt and Teddy Kunhardt, John McCain: For Whom the Bell Tolls is a biographical profile of one of the most influential forces in modern American politics, Arizona Senator John McCain. The son and grandson of two Navy admirals, McCain is a former Navy pilot who was shot down in Vietnam and spent over...

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The Asian Century, Series 2 192 min.

How did North Korea build its nuclear bomb? What was behind Japanese Emperor Hirohilo’s militarism? How did Indira Gandhi become India’s ‘Iron Lady’? And what is the lasting impact of the Bangladesh Liberation war? This landmark series returns, deconstructing the key issues and pivotal events which have shaped the current Asian Century.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

How Did North Korea Build the Nuclear Bomb? Episode 1 43 min.

Despite being one of the most isolated nations on earth, North Korea has secretly developed its nuclear arsenal. In this documentary, we investigate why North Korea wanted to build a nuclear bomb and how they did it.

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India's Iron Lady, Episode 2 49 min.

In a gripping one-hour documentary, we explore the personal and political fate of the leader of the world’s largest democracy. Indira Gandhi presided over the huge, complex, religiously riven, and male-dominated country of India to play a dominant role in the history of the twentieth century.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Japan's Militarist Emperor, Episode 3 47 min.

Emperor Hirohito left behind a legacy of death and destruction, the repercussions of which are still being felt across Asia today. Yet he was never held accountable for the two wars he supported. Episode 3 of The Asian Century investigates whether he was the puppet or the puppeteer.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018