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  • The Bicycle Corps: America's Black Army on Wheels

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    In the 1890s, the United States Army thought it could replace the horse with the newly developed and highly popular "safety bicycle." Testing this theory, the army sent 20 African-American soldiers on…  » more info

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  • The Civil War

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    Hailed as a film masterpiece and landmark in historical storytelling, Ken Burns' epic documentary brings to life America's most destructive -- and defining -- conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 9 program(s) / 76 minutes
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  • The Congress.

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    The history and meaning of one of this country's most fundamental, yet least understood, institutions is explored in this documentary. Through the perspective of the Congress, the program details the…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 1 program(s) / 89 minutes
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  • The Elegant Universe

    Program One, "The Elegant Universe: Einstein's Dream," introduces string theory and shows how modern physics being composed of two theories that are ferociously incompatible reached its schizophrenic…  » more info

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  • The Frontier Photographers.

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    Travel back in time more than a century, and break trail into uncharted landscapes to meet three of the men who captured images of a land considered a mystery by most Americans: William Henry Jackson,…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 1 program(s) / 86 minutes
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  • The Hidden Child.

    • 9-12

    this video explores the lives and experiences of Jewish children in Europe during WWII. Where did the children go? How did they survive in their hostile world?  » more info

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  • The Journey of Sacagawea

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    Many mysteries surround her. More mountains, lakes and streams bear her name than any other North American woman. Across the Nation statues have been erected in honor of her memory. This one hour program…  » more info

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  • The Last Cowboys.

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    The Last Cowboys is a captivating view of a vanishing lifestyle. Part legend and part reality, the image of the cowboy has a century-old grip on the American imagination; in popular mythology, the solitary,…  » more info

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  • The March of the Bonus Army.

    • 9-12

    In 1932, a remarkable event occurred in Washington, DC. In the darkest days of the Depression, thousands of unemployed World War I veterans marched to the capital city, looking to Congress for an advance…  » more info

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  • The Mystery of Love

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    The Mystery of Love examines the many faces of love through in-depth stories of marriage, family, friendship, divine love, altruistic love, brotherly love, the love between parents and children, and love…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 1 program(s) / 117 minutes
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