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Searching for Augusta: The Forgotten Angel of Bastogne
Joe Ashley, narrator. Mike Edwards, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887031301.  Daedalus Item Code: 69731
 
(Winner of the Emmy for Best Historical Documentary) During the 1944 Battle of the Bulge, Belgian nurses Augusta Chiwy and Renée LeMaire valiantly volunteered to tend to American soldiers ... (Read More)
 
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Secrets of the Dead—After Stonehenge
Jay O. Sanders, narrator. Sarah Jobling, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887030960.  Daedalus Item Code: 69730
 
Scholarly opinion has long held that the Britain of 3,000 years ago was undeveloped, but as this 2016 edition of PBS's Secrets of the Dead reveals, the recent discovery in an English quarry of ... (Read More)
 
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Secrets of the Dead—The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone
Jay O. Sanders, narrator. Melisa Akdogan, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887020961.  Daedalus Item Code: 49208
 
When New York Herald reporter Henry Morton Stanley found him in a small African village on November 10, 1871, reclusive British explorer David Livingstone had lost contact with the outside ... (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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Soul Power
B.B. King, Celia Cruz, Miriam Makeba, James Brown & others. Jeffrey Levy-Hinte, director.
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 043396315167.  Daedalus Item Code: 78192
 
(A New York Times Critics' Pick and Winner of the Audience Award at the Los Angeles Film Festival) This mesmerizing 2008 documentary on the legendary three-night concert staged in ... (Read More)
 
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Stravinsky
Wolf Koenig & Roman Kroitor, directors.
Studio: VAI Audio.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 089948429098.  Daedalus Item Code: 58505
 
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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Time Scanners—Colosseum
Steve Burrows, host. Jay Taylor, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887022583.  Daedalus Item Code: 69053
 
How did the Romans produce some of the most impressive gladiatorial games ever seen in Europe? What made the Colosseum's mysterious roof possible? And how does the iconic building compare to the ... (Read More)
 
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The Voyage of La Amistad: A Quest for Feedom
Alfre Woodard, narrator.
Studio: MPI Home Video.   Format: cutout DVD.
UPC: 030306727998.  Daedalus Item Code: 78150
 
In 1839, 53 African slaves aboard the schooner La Amistad revolted and killed the entire crew, save for two sailors who helped them to sail east. After a two-month voyage on a zigzag course, ... (Read More)
 
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War in Europe: A Complete Chronicle of America's WWII European Campaign
Westbrook Van Voorhis & Hugh James, narrators.
Studio: Mill Creek Entertainment.   Format: 2 DVDs.
UPC: 683904504845.  Daedalus Item Code: 68827
 
Although the United States had been reluctant to enter World War II, it proved a transformative experience for America's military, establishing the nation on the world stage like no other event. ... (Read More)
 
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What Happened, Miss Simone?
Liz Garbus, director.
Studio: Eagle Rock Entertainment.   Format: DVD & CD Widescreen.
UPC: 801213076895.  Daedalus Item Code: 69543
 
(Nominated for an Academy Award & an Emmy) An immensely talented singer and pianist as well as a civil rights icon, Nina Simone overcame racism, spousal abuse, and bipolar disorder to achieve ... (Read More)
 
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Why We Fight
John McCain, Gore Vidal, Richard Perle & others. Eugene Jarecki, director.
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 043396138940.  Daedalus Item Code: 78196
 
(Grand Jury Prize Winner at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival) Taking an unflinching look at a multifaceted subject, this documentary examines the political, economic, and ideological reasons ... (Read More)
 
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William Wallace—The True Story: The History of Warfare
Jock Ferguson, narrator.
Studio: Allegro.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 723721302665.  Daedalus Item Code: 68647
 
During his short but momentous life, Scottish knight William Wallace (c. 1270–1305) never faltered in his struggle against English oppression, achieving an astonishing victory over King Edward I's ... (Read More)
 
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