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The little-known story of one of the most compelling political movements and friendships in American history.

Episode Runtime: undefinedm First Air Date: 1999-11-07
The West, sometimes marketed as Ken Burns Presents: The West, is a documentary film about the American Old West. It was directed by Stephen Ives and the executive producer was Ken Burns. The film originally aired on PBS in September 1996.
Episode Runtime: 60m First Air Date: 1996-09-15

Stars: Adam Arkin Gary Sinise Jason Robards Jimmy Smits John Lithgow John Trudell Keith Carradine Matthew Broderick Ossie Davis Peter Coyote

The jail in the Philippines made famous for a viral Michael Jackson dance video comes under the management of an ex-convict which causes some controversy

Episode Runtime: 35m First Air Date: 2019-08-14
Professor Brian Cox explores the dramatic lives of the eight majestic planets/worlds that make up our solar system.
Episode Runtime: 60m First Air Date: 2019-05-28

Stars: Brian Cox

Dramatic documentary about the birth of the American Republic and the struggle of a loosely connected group of states to become a nation.
Episode Runtime: 60m First Air Date: 1997-11-23

Stars: Alex Jennings Anthony Heald Colm Feore Donna Murphy Edward Herrmann Jefferson Mays Peter Donaldson Stephen Lang Victor Garber

A PBS documentary concerning Jared Diamond's theory on why there is such disparity between those who have advanced technology and those who still live primitively. He argues it is due to the acquisition of guns and steel and the changes brought about by germs.
Episode Runtime: 55m First Air Date: 2005-07-11

Stars: Jared Diamond

Professor Gates describes the history of the African American people by talking to historians, authors, and the people who made history.

Episode Runtime: undefinedm First Air Date: 2013-10-22

Creators: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Free to Choose is a ten-part television series broadcast on public television by economists Milton and Rose D. Friedman that advocates free market principles. It was primarily a response to an earlier landmark book and television series: The Age of Uncertainty, by the noted economist John Kenneth Galbraith. Milton Friedman won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 1976.

Episode Runtime: undefinedm First Air Date: 1980-03-03
David Attenborough travels to the end of the earth, taking viewers on an extraordinary journey across the polar regions of our planet.
Episode Runtime: 60m First Air Date: 2011-10-26

Creators: David Attenborough

Stars: David Attenborough

Learn how six dictators, from Mussolini to Saddam Hussein, shaped the 20th century. How did they seize and lose power? What forces were against them? Learn the answers in these six immersive hours, each a revealing portrait of brutality and power.

Episode Runtime: undefinedm First Air Date: 2018-06-02
A study in animal behaviour, it was the third in a trilogy of major series (beginning with Life on Earth) that took a broad overview of nature, rather than the more specialised surveys of Attenborough's later productions. Each of the twelve 50-minute episodes features a different aspect of the journey through life, from birth to adulthood and continuation of the species through reproduction. The series was produced in conjunction with the Australian Broadcasting Service and Turner Broadcasting System Inc. The executive producer was Peter Jones and the music was composed by George Fenton. Part of David Attenborough's 'Life' series, it was preceded by The Living Planet (1984) and followed by Life in the Freezer (1993).
Episode Runtime: 49m First Air Date: 1990-10-04

Creators: David Attenborough

Stars: David Attenborough

David Attenborough examines the ways in which animals and plants adapt to their surroundings.
Episode Runtime: 60m First Air Date: 1984-01-19

Stars: David Attenborough

A cinematic experience bringing you the most amazing human stories in the world. Humans and wildlife surviving in the most extreme environments on Earth.
Episode Runtime: 60m First Air Date: 2011-01-13

Creators: Brian Leith, Dale Templar

Stars: John Hurt

Between the fall of Rome and the European voyages of discovery, no event was more significant than the rise of Islam. Within the span of a few centuries, the Islamic empires blossomed, projecting their power from Africa to the East Indies, and from Spain to India. Inspired by the words of a prophet, and led by Caliphs and Sultans, this political and religious expansion has not been equaled in speed, geographic size, and endurance before or since.

Episode Runtime: 55m First Air Date: 2001-05-08

Explore the world created by America’s First Peoples. This four part series reaches back 15,000 years to reveal massive cities aligned to the stars, unique systems of science and spirituality, and 100 million people connected by social networks spanning two continents.

Episode Runtime: 60m First Air Date: 2018-10-23