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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Jamie Foxx. Keith David, narrator. Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon, directors.
Studio: PBS. Format: 2 DVDs Widescreen.
UPC: 841887027557. Daedalus Item Code: 69108
When Jackie Robinson became Major League Baseball's first African American player in 1947, he changed the game—and American race relations—forever. Ken Burns's 2016 PBS documentary pays tribute to ... (Read More)
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Alistair Cooke, host. William Faulkner, Pearl S. Buck, Frank Lloyd Wright, James Thurber, Leonard Bernstein & others.
Studio: E1 Entertainment. Format: 2 DVDs Full screen.
UPC: 741952695493. Daedalus Item Code: 68108
One of TV's most distinguished series, Omnibus—hosted by the urbane Alistair Cooke—documented American social, political, and cultural concerns from 1952 to 1961, winning more than 65 awards ... (Read More)
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Making use of the most portable sound and film equipment available, documentarian Robert Drew chronicles here the 1960 Wisconsin Democratic primary contest between John F. Kennedy and Hubert ... (Read More)
This groundbreaking series chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, weaving their individual stories into a single narrative. The seven-part, 14-hour program follows this ... (Read More)
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Studio: Screen Media Films. Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 814838013374. Daedalus Item Code: 68421
He might be among the last old-style cowboys, but Dayton Hyde is a 21st-century conservationist at heart. Rescuing wild horses taken in government roundups, Hyde created a 12,000-acre sanctuary in ... (Read More)
This 1966 documentary is an informal yet vivid portrait of the great modern composer Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971), who emigrated to America during World War II. A fascinating personality with a long ... (Read More)
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Exhausted by their world tours and daunted by the frenzy of Beatlemania, the Beatles played their final concert in 1966; the group's few years as a live act seem all the more special in hindsight. ... (Read More)
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