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Food Chains
Eric Schlosser & Eva Longoria. Forest Whitaker, narrator. Sanjay Rawal, director.
Studio: Screen Media Films.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 814838013862.  Daedalus Item Code: 68418
 
(Recipient of the James Beard Award for Special/Documentary) More people than ever are concerned about the quality of our food, yet the plight of the farmworkers remains comparatively unknown. ... (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
 
 
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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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John Lennon: Plastic Ono Band
John Lennon, guitar, piano & vocals. Klaus Voormann, bass. Ringo Starr, drums.
Studio: Eagle Vision.   Format: cutout DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 801213024896.  Daedalus Item Code: 58539
 
Ranked fourth on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 best albums of the modern rock period (1967–87), Plastic Ono Band is considered John Lennon's finest solo album, with songs like ... (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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London's War During WWII
David Riley, narrator. Andrew Gray, director.
Studio: BFS Entertainment.   Format: 2 DVDs.
UPC: 066805311727.  Daedalus Item Code: 58437
 
In 1939, the impending war transforms Londoners' lives: petrol rationing empties the streets, lights are blacked out, and children are evacuated to the countryside. Then, in September 1940, 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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Nature: Chimpanzees—An Unnatural History
Allison Argo, narrator.
Studio: Questar.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 033937037368.  Daedalus Item Code: 68302
 
In 1959, the U.S. Air Force captured dozens of baby chimpanzees in Africa, transporting them to Alamogordo, New Mexico. With their genetic resemblance to humans, the chimps became ideal test ... (Read More)
 
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