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Travel back in time with Benjamin Franklin’s teenage reporters as they confront the real and physical dangers of the American Revolution. Trapped in opposite sides of the war – James an American colonist and Sarah a young English reporter are forced to choose between friendship and allegiance to their countries. All while they try to look after mischievous Henri, a French boy whose comical escapades constantly lead to trouble. Journey through history and discover the high points of the American Revolution through this fun and animated educational adventure!
4 lovable dinosaurs time-travel to modern day New York City to give kids the thrill of a lifetime. A Steven Spielberg production!
Henri befriends Abraham Nimham. Sarah and Moses watch Congress debate over the Articles of Confederation.
The U.S. vs. John Lennon -- A documentary on the life of John Lennon, with a focus on the time in his life when he transformed from a musician into an antiwar activist.
The U.S. vs. John Lennon -- The compelling documentary of John Lennon's evolution from beloved Beatle to outspoken artist and activist. An iconic inspiration for peace during one of the most tumultuous times in American history, Lennon stood his ground and courageously won his battle with the U.S. Government.
Eyewitness to History -- Based on his autobiographical book IN HITLER'S BUNKER, Armin Lehmann provides an unscripted narration in Gary Lester's EYEWITNESS TO HISTORY. The film offers a fascinating insight into what it was like growing up in Hitler's Third Reich.
Almost every day scientists find new planets and look further into the deepest reaches of space, breaking new ground in understanding the cosmos. Using stunning HD graphics, Season 4 of The Universe transports viewers to places we didn't know existed.
We once considered ourselves to be at the center of the universe -- now we know that we are just a small spec in a giant cosmos. This season, The History Channel ventures outside of our solar system in another epic exploration of the universe and its mysteries. With strikingly realistic computer re-creations, you'll feel like you've traveled to the edge of the unknown.
The compelling and provocative documentary of John Lennon's evolution from beloved Beatle to outspoken artist and activist. An iconic inspiration for peace during one of the most tumultuous times in American history, Lennon stood his ground, refused to be silenced and courageously won his battle with the U.S. Government.
A documentary on the life of John Lennon, with a focus on the time in his life when he transformed from a musician into an antiwar activist.
The compelling and provocative documentary of John Lennon's evolution from beloved Beatle to outspoken artist and activist.
Ends 12/31/15. On September 15, 1963, a bomb destroyed a black church in Birmingham, Alabama, killing four young girls who were there for Sunday school. It was a crime that shocked the nation--and a defining moment in the history of the civil-rights movement. Spike Lee re-examines the full story of the bombing, including a revealing interview with former Alabama Governor George Wallace.
Four friendly dinosaurs go from the Prehistoric Age to modern-day Manhattan for a rip-roaring adventure in this animated film.Time traveler Captain NewEyes grants dinosaurs Rex, Elsa, Woog and Dweeb a jolly temperament and sets them free in the Big Apple. The dinos aim for the Museum of Natural History, but a nefarious professor plots to use the dinosaurs in his evildoings!
Make way for a big group of wish-granting friends in this full-length animated treasure for every kid who’s ever wanted to meet a real dinosaur! Rex, Woog, Elsa and Dweeb are just like all the other dinosaurs until a magic food makes it possible for them to time travel to modern-day New York. Although they’re far from home, these prehistoric pals become determined to bring happiness to some very lucky little kids in a dino-mite way that’s beyond anyone’s dreams! From Steven Spielberg comes this fun, light-hearted adventure featuring the voice talents of John Goodman, Jay Leno, Martin Short, Rhea Perlman, Julia Child, Larry King, Walter Cronkite and Yeardley Smith.
Rex, Woog, Elsa and Dweeb are just like all the other dinosaurs until a magic food makes it possible for them to time travel to New York and bring happiness to some very lucky little kids.
What does the Universe sound like? From the sweep of a pulsar, to the deafening roar of our boiling sun this episode explores the undiscovered soundscapes of the solar system, the galaxy, and the entire cosmos. And, is it true that in space nobody can hear you scream?!? Our scientists reveal that there are places in the Universe that prove this sci-fi statement wrong.
What does the Universe sound like? From the sweep of a pulsar, to the deafening roar of our boiling sun this episode explores the undiscovered soundscapes of the solar system, the galaxy, and the entire cosmos. And, is it true that in space nobody can hear you scream? Our scientists reveal that there are places in the Universe that prove this sci-fi statement wrong.
An appreciation of people we lost in 2009
An appreciation of people we lost in 2009: Helen Suzman, Richard Neuhaus, John Updike, Frank McCourt, Ed McMahon, Natasha Richardson, John Hope Franklin, Jack Kemp, Thomas Hoving, Dominick Dunne, David Herbert Donald, Robert McNamara, Walter Cronkite, Richard Sonnenfeldt, Merce Cunningham, Roy DeCarava, William Safire, Robert Novak, James Lilley, Don Hewitt, Ted Kennedy.
We used to think that Earth was at the center of the universe, but now we know we're not even at the center of our own galaxy. Countless wonders exist between where earth is situated and the massive black hole at the galactic center of our solar system. Within the Milky Way can be found the debris of old, dying stars fueling the birth of new stars and at the galactic center hypervelocity stars get catapulted clear beyond the Milky Way's outer rim at unimaginable speeds. Come along for a guided tour of 100,000 light-year-wide family of stars and stellar phenomena we call The Milky Way.
Half a billion miles from earth exists a mini solar system of over 60 moons rotating around a powerful planet of gas. It's flowing colors and spots hold strange beauty, but contain violent storms and jet streams.
The Earth has become a dangerous place to live in the Universe. It's only a matter of time before a cosmic force will annihilate the planet. At this very moment, NASA's top brass and other scientists are arming themselves with the latest technology to pre-empt an apocalyptic attack. And the enemy won't be terrorists launching nuclear weapons, but something possibly more deadly. This UNIVERSE episode - End of the Earth will investigate the bizarre, unexplained and terrifying End of Earth scenarios. Scientists from around the world race against the clock to develop technology to detect and defend our planet from apocalyptic demons. The prime suspects: asteroids, comets, gamma ray bursts, the sun and the Big Rip - a mysterious phenomenon called "dark energy" may eventually rip apart everything in the Universe.
America's leaders meet at a convention in Philadelphia and decide to write a radical new Constitution. Ben Franklin, in his final moment on the world stage, helps forge the "Great Compromise" on legislative representation. James Madison writes much of the Constitution, the lawful embodiment of the promise of the Revolution. It includes the "odious compromise" on slavery that maintains the practice's legality in the United States.
With the signing of the Treaty of Paris, loyalists are forced to leave their homes. Many slaves move to Canada to avoid being returned to slavery. American soldiers return home, many of them to abject poverty. Shays' Rebellion and other events make it clear that the United States requires a strong central government if it is to survive as a nation. Sarah goes to New York to get the story of the fate of the loyalists from Mrs. Radcliffe.
Ben Franklin and John Adams sign the peace treaty with England, ending the Revolutionary War. At Newburgh, New York, some members of Washington's officer corps want him to become King and take over the country. Washington puts down the revolt -- with his eyeglasses. He then races to Congress and resigns to become, once again, a farmer and private citizen.
Massachusetts slave "Mum Bett" sues for her freedom. When she wins, she renames herself Elizabeth Freeman. With this decision and that in the case of another slave, Quok Walker, Massachusetts has abolished slavery. In Great Britain, a bitter, recalcitrant King George III is finally convinced to recognize American independence and to go to the peace table. Sarah, staying with Abigail Adams in Boston, is thrilled to see Mum Bett freed and resolves to fight for civil rights.
The climatic battle of the war. Moses' brother Cato, a soldier on the British side, is sent into harm's way by Cornwallis and is aided by a sympathetic Hessian soldier. After a long siege, Cornwallis surrenders. It's a huge victory for the Americans, but Washington is not yet convinced the war is over. Moses joins the American mining corps and tries unsuccessfully to find Cato. Sarah, James and Henri witness the siege and victory at Yorktown.
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