History


New! Words That Built America 49 min.

The Declaration of Independence, The U.S. Constitution and The Bill of Rights represent much more than the words used by America’s Founding Fathers to define a fragile, nascent country. They’re the living, breathing realization of America’s democratic ideal, the bedrock of a society that its people have built over nearly two-and-a-half centuries, and they provide a blueprint that is, was and will...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds 95 min.

This feature documentary takes a candid look at the interconnected lives of two movie icons, who sadly and unexpectedly died one day apart this past December: Star Wars actress/author Carrie Fisher and her mother, Singin’ in the Rain star Debbie Reynolds. Shot mainly inside the Beverly Hills compound where both Fisher and Reynolds lived (their two houses were connected by one walkway), the film ca...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

The Special U.S.-Saudi Relationship Has Outlived Its Usefulness: A Debate 99 min.

Since 1945, when President Franklin D. Roosevelt and King Abdul Aziz met onboard the USS Quincy, the United States and Saudi Arabia have maintained a special relationship, with oil, military cooperation, and intelligence sharing at its foundation. But the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the revolution in fracking in America, concerns over human rights, and diverging interests in the Middl...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Becoming Warren Buffett 89 min.

With a net worth of over $60,000,000,000, Warren Buffett is truly a one-of-a-kind billionaire. Now 86 years old, the legendary investor still lives in a modest home in Omaha, and continues to drive himself to the office every morning to manage Berkshire Hathaway, the fifth largest public company in the world. But more surprising than his humble lifestyle and self-effacing personality is Buffett’s...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Cavemen to Kings 45 min.

Uncover the origin story of Western civilization as the early Greeks rise from nothing and change everything, laying the groundwork for a revolution in human thought.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Chasing Greatness 45 min.

Discover the Golden Age of Greek civilization, heralded by philosophy and democracy. As runners travel 150 miles between Sparta and Athens, learn about great city states rise and fall as they battle the Persian Empire, plagues, and eventually, themselves. Investigate the lasting impact Greece had on the world today.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

The Good Strife 45 min.

Explore history as the ancient Greeks emerge from the first dark ages to compose timeless epics, compete in the original Olympic Games, conjure early theories of nature, and construct the world’s first democracy.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

The Greeks 180 min.

They were an extraordinary people born of white rock and blue sea. They invented democracy, distilled logic and reason, wrote plays to plumb the deepest recesses of the soul and captured the perfection of the human form in athletics and art. Quite simply, the Greeks created our world.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

What Would Teddy Do? 45 min.

Throughout the 2016 American Presidential election, controversy, pessimism, and fear for the nation's future have dominated the headlines. Americans long for a hero to set them back on course... a dynamic, courageous, and incorruptible leader who truly believes America can be great again - someone, in fact, just like Teddy Roosevelt. But if he were in the White House today, how would Teddy handle...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Battles Of The Louvre 53 min.

Historians, curators, architects and artists, as well as witnesses and those involved in the Louvre’s latest major works reveal all about the history of the Palace and Museum. Through 8 centuries of the trials and tribulations of politics and history, and architecture and art, a medieval fortress has become the largest museum in the world—the Louvre in Paris. The turbulent tale of this metamorphos...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016