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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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Gypsy Caravan: When the Road Bends…
Taraf de Haďdouks, Esma Redžepova, Fanfare Ciocarlia, Maharaja & Antonio El Pipa Flamenco Ensemble.
Studio: Docurama.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 767685991237.  Daedalus Item Code: 68433
 
(Winner of the Audience Award at the San Francisco Film Festival) The Roma and their music have long been victims of stereotyping, making this "irresistibly vibrant" (Entertainment ... (Read More)
 
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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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In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
Michael Pollan, host. Vicente Franco, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887027113.  Daedalus Item Code: 69197
 
"What should I eat to be healthy?" In this 2015 PBS documentary—an adaptation of his bestselling 2008 book—Michael Pollan dispels many of our misconceptions about food, counseling that our common ... (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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Jackie Robinson
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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Journey into Amazing Caves
Liam Neeson, narrator. Steve Judson, director.
Studio: Image Entertainment.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 014381233520.  Daedalus Item Code: 68478
 
Narrated by Liam Neeson, this documentary features striking film footage from the interiors of caves once thought to be inaccessible to humans, let alone IMAX cameras. Here a pair of intrepid ... (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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Kronos Quartet: In Accord
Kronos Quartet. Manfred Waffender, director.
Studio: Image Entertainment.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 014381580822.  Daedalus Item Code: 58227
 
Dubbed the "Fab Four of classical music," these six-time Grammy nominees have won the ASCAP/Chamber Music America Award for Adventurous Programming eight times. This retrospective of highlights from ... (Read More)
 
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Life in the Freezer
David Attenborough, host.
Studio: BBC.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 794051247629.  Daedalus Item Code: 68297
 
Antarctica is the wildest, coldest, most isolated continent on Earth. And yet this inhospitable landscape is home to a surprisingly rich variety of wildlife: penguins by the millions, whales by the ... (Read More)
 
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The Manners of Downton Abbey
Alastair Bruce, host. Louise Wardle, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887023269.  Daedalus Item Code: 49733
 
What goes on behind the scenes to get the etiquette of 1900s Britain exactly right on Downton Abbey and to ensure its historical accuracy? Historian Alastair Bruce, an expert on royal ceremony ... (Read More)
 
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Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs
Christopher Lee, narrator. Keith Melton, director.
Studio: Image Entertainment.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 014381346527.  Daedalus Item Code: 68479
 
Although the pharaohs were buried in splendor alongside extravagant treasures, it is their mummies that are the most important and interesting finds in the eyes of many Egyptologists. Christopher Lee ... (Read More)
 
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