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Defending the Realm: The Battle of Britain
David Jason, host.
Studio: BFS Entertainment.   Format: cutout DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 066805310980.  Daedalus Item Code: 58660
 
"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." So said Winston Churchill regarding the Battle of Britain, a defining moment of the Second World War. To commemorate its ... (Read More)
 
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Defiant Requiem
Bebe Neuwirth, narrator. Doug Shultz, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887019200.  Daedalus Item Code: 38833
 
This 2012 documentary tells the remarkable story of Rafael Schächter, a brilliant, young, passionate Czech choral conductor who was sent to the concentration camp of Theresienstadt (Terezín) in 1941. ... (Read More)
 
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The Gangster Chronicles: Collector's Tin

Studio: Timeless Media Group.   Format: 2 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 011301649447.  Daedalus Item Code: 68464
 
From the earliest days of the mob in New York's Lower East Side to the daring Brinks robbery, gangsters have captured the imagination of the American public with their aura of power, glamor, and ... (Read More)
 
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Give 'em Hell, Harry: The Historic Interview with the 33rd President of the United States of America, Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman & David Susskind.
Studio: S'more Entertainment.   Format: cutout DVD.
UPC: 089353711825.  Daedalus Item Code: 68482
 
Honest and unapologetic as always, former president Harry S. Truman sat down for this frank, extended 1961 interview with David Susskind. Freed from the constraints of the Oval Office, Truman is able ... (Read More)
 
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Guns of the Civil War
Charles Martin Smith, host. Cass Paley, director.
Studio: Monterey Video.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 012233209624.  Daedalus Item Code: 68392
 
The Civil War changed American life in many ways, and revolutionized the development and production of firearms. Using interviews with scholars, archival photographs, and contemporary images, this ... (Read More)
 
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Inside the Court of Henry VIII
Samuel West, narrator. Peter Chin, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887024990.  Daedalus Item Code: 59481
 
The best-known—and one of the most notorious—of England's kings, Henry VIII projected an image of Renaissance splendor, even though the man himself was governed by paranoia, cruelty, and lust. This ... (Read More)
 
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The Kennedy Films Collection: Primary; Crisis; Faces of November
Robert Drew, director.
Studio: Docurama.   Format: 2 DVDs, boxed.
UPC: 767685115664.  Daedalus Item Code: 68437
 
(Includes a Winner of First Prize at the Venice Film Festival/Faces of Novemeber) A pioneer in the creation of candid and naturalistic documentaries, Life correspondent Robert ... (Read More)
 
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Our World at War: Before Pearl Harbor:1931–1941; After Pearl Harbor: 1941–1946; Murder Under the Sun: Japanese War Crimes
Don Horan, director.
Studio: Legend Films.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 844503002785.  Daedalus Item Code: 68440
 
Using rare archival footage and informed narration, this three-part documentary surveys history's most destructive conflict. Before Pearl Harbor delves into the Axis powers' prewar buildup and ... (Read More)
 
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Primary
Robert Drew, director.
Studio: Docurama.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 767685956236.  Daedalus Item Code: 68436
 
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)
 
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The Roosevelts—An Intimate History: A Film by Ken Burns
Peter Coyote, narrator. Ken Burns, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: 7 DVDs, boxed Widescreen.
UPC: 841887021579.  Daedalus Item Code: 49443
 
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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Scenic Walks Around the World: Historic Pathways
Reader's Digest.
Studio: Questar.   Format: Blu-Ray & DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 33937081187.  Daedalus Item Code: 58308
 
This set of two high-definition documentaries takes viewers to places of remarkable scenery and rich cultural history. The first program visits the Peruvian forests, mountain passes, and stunning ... (Read More)
 
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The Shape of the World
Patrick Stewart, narrator.
Studio: Athena.   Format: 3 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 054961822492.  Daedalus Item Code: 58650
 
Maps are more than directional instruments; as narrator Patrick Stewart explains, these visual guides also define the limits of power, point the way to valuable resources, and trace the constantly ... (Read More)
 
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