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Icons of Power: Wrath of the Tsar; Madness of Henry VIII; Napoleon's Final Battle; Empress of Ambition
Don Campbell & Doug Schultz, directors.
Studio: National Geographic.   Format: 4 DVDs, boxed Letterbox.
UPC: 727994930198.  Daedalus Item Code: 58361
 
Their tremendous power matched only by their colossal flaws, four monarchs are individually profiled in this set, which features commentary by historians and dramatic reenactments. Depicted at ... (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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Royal Upstairs Downstairs
Rosemary Shrager & Tim Wonnacott, hosts.
Studio: BFS Entertainment.   Format: 5 DVDs Widescreen.
UPC: 066805310904.  Daedalus Item Code: 68197
 
The lifestyle depicted on Downton Abbey is certainly opulent, but in this 20-episode British documentary series, antiques expert Tim Wonnacott and chef Rosemary Shrager travel in the footsteps ... (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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Special Operations: Bruneval Raid—Operation Biting
Andrew Duff, Paul Oldfield, Bob Hilton, François Wicart, Andy Johnson, Tim Stoneman & Tim Saunders.
Studio: Pen & Sword Digital.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 5060247620886.  Daedalus Item Code: 68453
 
In 1941, it was evident that the Germans had developed a radar system, accounting for many RAF bomber casualties. When the British located it on the cliffs of northern France at Bruneval, a joint ... (Read More)
 
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Tales from the Royal Wardrobe
Lucy Worsley, host.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887023306.  Daedalus Item Code: 59482
 
From Queen Elizabeth I to the present Queen Elizabeth II, royal fashion has always been as much about politics as it is about style. In this 2015 BBC documentary, Lucy Worsley—a historian and a ... (Read More)
 
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Time Scanners—Machu Picchu
Steve Burrows, host. Jay Taylor, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887022606.  Daedalus Item Code: 69198
 
The dense jungle of the Peruvian Andes hides the sacred city of Machu Picchu, an inaccessible and mysterious locale deserted by the Incas four centuries ago. Using cutting-edge, 3-D laser-scanning ... (Read More)
 
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