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10 Questions for the Dalai Lama
Rick Ray, director.
Studio: Monterey Video.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 012233000122.  Daedalus Item Code: 68383
 
Why do the poor often seem happier than the rich? Must a society lose its traditions in order to move into the future? And how do you maintain a commitment to non-violence when faced with violence? A ... (Read More)
 
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American Civil War 1861–1865: A Nation Divided; From Gettysburg to Reconstruction

Studio: Direct Source.   Format: 2 DVDs.
UPC: 779836138590.  Daedalus Item Code: 58391
 
Using archival photography and realistic battle re-creations, this two-disc set explores the social and political causes of the Civil War, as well as chronicling the epic struggle at Gettysburg, the ... (Read More)
 
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American Experience—The Mine Wars
Michael Murphy, narrator.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887027342.  Daedalus Item Code: 69196
 
At the beginning of the 20th century, coal was the backbone of American industrial progress, and nearly three quarters of a million men and children spent up to 12 hours a day underground in the ... (Read More)
 
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The American Future: A History
Simon Schama, host.
Studio: BBC.   Format: 2 cutout DVDs Widescreen.
UPC: 883929050499.  Daedalus Item Code: 68251
 
For his thought-provoking, four-part series from 2008, historian Simon Schama travelled through the U.S. to dig deep into the conflicts of its history as a way to understand the country's current ... (Read More)
 
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Ancient Lives
John Romer, host. Peter Spry-Leverton, director.
Studio: Athena.   Format: 2 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 054961830695.  Daedalus Item Code: 68128
 
Tomb makers and robbers, life in the mines, childbirth and the status of women, profiles of six archaeologists, a Who's Who of Egyptian deities, beermaking, the artisans' village near the Valley of ... (Read More)
 
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The Baby Boom Years—1947

Studio: S'more Entertainment.   Format: cutout DVD.
UPC: 089353714024.  Daedalus Item Code: 68484
 
Even as the Truman Doctrine initiates a major escalation of the Cold War, venomous anti-Communist Congressional hearings bring the struggle to the home front. Breaking baseball's color barrier, ... (Read More)
 
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The Baby Boom Years—1948

Studio: S'more Entertainment.   Format: cutout DVD.
UPC: 089353714123.  Daedalus Item Code: 68485
 
The tense standoff of the Berlin airlift is offset by the London Olympics, a bid for international unity. An era passes in India with the assassination of Mohandas Gandhi, while the establishment of ... (Read More)
 
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The Baby Boom Years—1951

Studio: S'more Entertainment.   Format: cutout DVD.
UPC: 089353714420.  Daedalus Item Code: 68488
 
Radio Free Europe expands its efforts to reach listeners behind the Iron Curtain and New Yorkers participate in a chilling air raid defense drill, while Julius and Ethel Rosenberg's prosecution for ... (Read More)
 
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The Baby Boom Years—1961

Studio: S'more Entertainment.   Format: cutout DVD.
UPC: 089353715427.  Daedalus Item Code: 68498
 
The 1960s begin in earnest with tensions in Algeria, Laos, Vietnam, and the Congo. Visibly relieved to be out of the Oval Office, former president Ike Eisenhower vacations at Disneyland with his ... (Read More)
 
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The Battle of Flodden: The History of Warfare
Terry Molloy, narrator.
Studio: Allegro.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 723721304263.  Daedalus Item Code: 68643
 
In September of 1513, Scotland's King James IV invaded England with the largest army his nation had ever assembled, but in the course of a day, nearly 10,000 of these warriors lay dead, including the ... (Read More)
 
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The Battle of Marston Moor—The Scots March South: The History of Warfare
Terry Molloy, narrator.
Studio: Allegro.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 723721304065.  Daedalus Item Code: 68641
 
During the First English Civil War, the 1644 Battle of Marston Moor saw 27,000 Parliamentarian and Scottish troops triumph over an army of 18,000 Royalists. When the stronghold of York was lost, King ... (Read More)
 
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Bill Moyers: A World of Ideas II: Great Thinkers
Bill Moyers, host. Noam Chomsky, Jonas Salk, Cornel West & others.
Studio: Athena.   Format: 3 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 48652.  Daedalus Item Code: 48651
 
Imagine sitting down with 16 of the world's smartest, most informed people for conversations on American life. Called "provocative" by the Boston Globe and culled from interviews taped by ... (Read More)
 
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