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  • Brooklyn Bridge.

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    This intellectually stimulating documentary is about America's best-loved landmark. Beautifully filmed, the program explores the great problems and ingenious solutions that marked the bridge's construction,…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 1 program(s) / 58 minutes
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    • Website: http://www.uen.org/emedia
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  • Buffett and Gates: Go Back to School.

    • 9-12

    Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, the two richest men in America, share a common sense of responsibility to aggressively use their wealth to improve the world. Occasionally, they get together with members…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 1 program(s) / 56 minutes
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    • Website: http://www.uen.org/emedia
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  • By the People.

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    Explores the story of democracy in America, and showcases the people and efforts that are struggling to preserve one of America's fundamental freedoms: the right to vote.  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 1 program(s) / 86 minutes
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    • Website: http://www.uen.org/emedia
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  • Carrier

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    The mission really kicks off when the Nimitz arrives in the Gulf. The conditions are extreme: flight deck personnel endure temperatures hovering around 120 degrees, while the pilots undertake grueling…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 6 program(s) / 56 minutes
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  • Catherine the Great

    • 9-12

    The story of Catherine the Great, a young girl who would transform herself from an obscure German Princess into Russia's most powerful regent.  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 1 program(s) / 113 minutes
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  • Conquistadors with Michael Wood

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    The conquest of the New World in less than 50 years is one of history's most profound events -- and remains one of its greatest adventures. British historian Michael Wood captures the bravery, endurance,…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 4 program(s) / 55 minutes
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    • Website: http://www.uen.org/emedia
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  • Crucible of Empire: The Spanish American War.

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    CRUCIBLE OF EMPIRE, a two-hour documentary for national public television, will demonstrate how and why the Spanish-American War constitutes such an important milestone. The first hour will examine the…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 1 program(s) / 116 minutes
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  • Culture Shock

    • 9-12

    One of America's most beloved and banned books, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was attacked when it was published in 1885 for its "low morals." Later, it became part of the American literary canon, only…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 1 program(s) / 86 minutes
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  • Dark Passages.

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    It started with chains and treachery. Travel to West Africa and Virginia to see the impact of the Atlantic slave trade. Via interviews, slave narratives, and dramatization, travel from the "Door of No…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 1 program(s) / 49 minutes
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  • D-Day: Down to Earth - Return of the 507th.

    • 9-12

    D-Day: Down to Earth: Return of the 507th recounts the history of the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment through remarkable battles in World War II and the inspiring culmination of its story 60 years later.…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 1 program(s) / 57 minutes
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