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John Dillinger: Public Enemy #1.

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This video "looks back on the short and violent life of this icy killer, starting with his troubled childhood in Indiana ... meet the teenage Dillinger who was sentenced to prison for attempted robbery, and the bitter man who emerged ten years later ready to shoot anyone in his path.
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2002; 1995
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General Omar Bradley

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The story of five star general Omar Nelson Bradley, this program includes government footage of the training exercises that prepared the nation for war, and interviews with the men Bradley commanded.
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2002; 1994
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The Rockefellers

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Details the rise of the one of the most wealthy and influential families in American history.
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2002; 1994
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Doc Holliday

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The life story of one of the American West's most colorful and remarkable characters, Dr. John Henry "Doc" Holliday.
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2004
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Patrick Henry: Voice of Liberty

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Biography of the Virginia lawyer, statesman, & Revolutionary War patriot Patrick Henry who is best remembered for his brilliant oratory, "Give me liberty or give me death."
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2002; 1995
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Helen Thomas: First Lady of the Press

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A biographical sketch of the life of Helen Thomas and how she came to be known as "the first lady of the press."
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1998
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George Armstrong Custer: America's Golden Cavalier

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Examines the life of George Armstrong Custer, a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army who perished along with more than 200 men who followed him into the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
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1997
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The Yankees

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Looks at military life in the Union Army during the Civil War. Discusses topics such as training, uniforms, accomodations, food, recreation, rifles, what being in a battle was like, Black soldiers, medical treatment, punishments, and fraternizing with the enemy. Humorous presentation.
Online
1998
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Foot Soldier: The Rebels

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"Though they were out-manned and out-supplied, they fought with a passion borne out of intense loyalty to their cause and commander, the legendary Robert E. Lee. Join "Johnny Reb" as he marches across the South, from the epic battles to the long bouts of boredom between battles. Hear fascinating excerpts from soldiers' letters and diaries. Expert analysis and extensive re-enactments offer a revealing look at life in the Confederate Army and offer insight into the heart of this heroic group of foot soldiers"--Original container.
Online
1998
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Hell Over Hanoi

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Online
2006
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Revenge Tech

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"It's said revenge is a dish best served cold, but in the Wild West, it was also ladled out with surprising invention and cruelty. From a liver-eating madman bent on avenging the death of a loved one to a teenage girl who switched her gender to exact vengeance on her husband's murderer, technology made a uniquely brutal form of frontier justice possible"--The History Channel website.
Online
2005
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The Tet Offensive

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Online
2005
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Massacres II

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Heavily armed, surrounded by a vast and unknown wilderness, and subject to attack from the people who had lived there for centuries, Western settlers often found themselves fighting for their lives ... examines four of the most brutal such episodes: the Camp Grant Massacre in Tucson, Arizona in April 1871, when 140 Apache men, women and children were slain in their sleep; the 1836 Goliad Massacre in Texas, when Mexican soldiers killed over 300 Texans; the Council House Massacre in San Antonio, where Comanches succumbed to a deadly volley of gunfire; and the Dragoon Springs Massacre in 1858 which saw stage company workers killed for unknown reasons.
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2005
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Digging for the Truth: Roanoke, the Lost Colony

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In 1587, over 100 settlers landed in the New World to establish England's first permanent colony. Three years later, they had vanished. Investigating America's oldest missing-persons case, Josh Bernstein flies high above Roanoke Island in a powered para-glider; climbs and cores a cypress tree to study the climate conditions the settlers faced; participates in an American-Indian powwow; and learns to cook as the local 16th-century natives once did. Finally, Josh travels back to England to trace the roots of a family whose DNA suggests that at least one of the lost colonists may have survived.
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2006
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Digging for the Truth: Mystery of the Anasazi

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The people who became known as the Anasazi began to farm the Four Corners Region as early as 1 A.D. For most of their history, they lived in small, scattered villages on the mesas and in the valleys. But in the middle of the 13th century, something happened. They began to cluster together and built high walls around their homes, or lived precariously on the cliff-sides. Then, a few decades later, they abandoned these homes, leaving behind most of their possessions, as if they intended to return. Instead, they disappeared from history. What happened? Did drought drive them away? Invading tribes? There is compelling evidence that the Anasazi might have had to turn to warfare and even cannibalism. Piecing together the story from both archaeologists and Native Americans, Josh Bernstein f [...]
Online
2005
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Gun Kills of Vietnam

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Online
2007
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Biggest Machines in the West

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Online
2004
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Grim Reaper

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"Examines how settlers met their deaths. Technology, in particular, played a hand. The reaper, for example, was responsible for the passing of many. As it sped up harvesting, it increased the speed at which farm workers were maimed--or worse. Then there were trains, wild animals, and "friendly" innkeepers, who in the end, weren't so nice"--The History Channel website.
Online
2005
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Saloons

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Belly up to the bar for a shot of rough-and-tumble history as we reawaken the spirit of the Old West's one stop shops of sin.
Online
2005
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Law & Order Tech

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Online
2005