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10 Questions for the Dalai Lama
Rick Ray, director.
Studio: Monterey Video.   Format: DVD/Closed Captioned.
UPC: 012233000122.  Daedalus Item Code: 68383
 
Why do the poor often seem happier than the rich? Must a society lose its traditions in order to move into the future? And how do you maintain a commitment to non-violence when faced with violence? A ... (Read More)
 
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American Experience—Rachel Carson
Mary Louise Parker. Oliver Platt, narrator. Michelle Ferrari, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887029186.  Daedalus Item Code: 79149
 
Featuring the voice of Mary-Louise Parker as the influential writer and scientist Rachel Carson, this is an intimate portrait of the woman whose groundbreaking books revolutionized our relationship ... (Read More)
 
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American Masters—Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
Bob Hercules & Rita Coburn Whack, directors.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887031257.  Daedalus Item Code: 69761
 
One of the foremost literary icons of recent decades, Maya Angelou made her mark as a poet and memoirist whose works gave universal resonance to the African American experience. Interweaving ... (Read More)
 
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America's Legendary Heroes of Aviation—Howard Hughes & Charles Lindbergh: Embossed Tin

Studio: Timeless Media Group.   Format: 2 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 011301640154.  Daedalus Item Code: 78219
 
Looking back on the first half of the 20th century—a time when pilots were testing the limits of their planes and proving the importance of aviation to a somewhat skeptical public—this set devotes a ... (Read More)
 
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A Ballerina's Tale: The Incredible Rise of Misty Copeland
Nelson George, director.
Studio: MPI Home Video.   Format: cutout DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 030306944999.  Daedalus Item Code: 78144
 
The first African American woman to be named principal dancer of the American Ballet Theater, Misty Copeland has already broken new ground for artists of color, and her fame extends far beyond the ... (Read More)
 
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Cesar Chavez
Michael Peña, America Ferrera, Rosario Dawson, John Malkovich & others. Diego Luna, director.
Studio: Lions Gate.   Format: cutout DVD Widescreen/Closed Captioned.
UPC: 031398198949.  Daedalus Item Code: 68527
 
Distressed by the plight of California's 50,000 Mexican farm workers—who suffered from racism, poor wages, and abuse—Cesar Chavez (Michael Peña) dreams of organizing them into a legitimate union, in ... (Read More)
 
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Citizen Cohn
James Woods, Joe Don Baker, Ed Flanders, Pat Hingle & others. Frank Pierson, director.
Studio: HBO.   Format: DVD Widescreen/Closed Captioned.
UPC: 026359082627.  Daedalus Item Code: 78290
 
(Winner of 3 Emmys/Casting, Editing, and Makeup; also an Emmy and Golden Globe nominee for Best Actor/James Woods) James Woods won critical acclaim for his portrayal of Joseph McCarthy's ... (Read More)
 
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Commanders in Chief: 6 Presidential Documentaries

Studio: Mill Creek Entertainment.   Format: 6 DVDs, boxed.
UPC: 683904891914.  Daedalus Item Code: 68813
 
Chronicling the life and accomplishments of six remarkable yet very different presidents, this 15-hour set traces George Washington's unlikely career from freedom fighter to his election as America's ... (Read More)
 
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Crumb
Robert Crumb, Aline Kominsky & others. Terry Zwigoff, director.
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 043396144453.  Daedalus Item Code: 78071
 
(Winner of the Best Documentary Award from the Sundance Film Festival, National Society of Film Critics, Los Angeles Film Critics, Boston Film Critics, and the International Documentary ... (Read More)
 
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Elvis—Summer of '56: Deluxe Memorabilia Collection

Studio: Image Entertainment.   Format: DVD boxed set Full screen.
UPC: 628261146093.  Daedalus Item Code: 68763
 
Not yet the King of Rock 'n' Roll, Elvis Presley in early 1956 scored a hit with "Heartbreak Hotel," and was only months away from his breakthrough on The Ed Sullivan Show. Using archival ... (Read More)
 
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Jackie Robinson: My Story
Stephen Hill & others. Marino Amoruso, director.
Studio: Shout.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 826663139457.  Daedalus Item Code: 68466
 
(Best Picture Award Winner at the Long Island International Film Expo) From his contentious entry into Major League Baseball to his latter days as a civil rights spokesman, Jackie Robinson's ... (Read More)
 
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The Lincoln Chronicles
Hal Holbrook, Walter Huston & others.
Studio: Mill Creek Entertainment.   Format: 10 DVDs.
UPC: 826831071374.  Daedalus Item Code: 68821
 
Long an inspiration to filmmakers, Abraham Lincoln is the subject of the documentaries and dramas in this 29-hour set. Hal Holbrook won an Emmy for his portrayal of the 16th president in the 1974–76 ... (Read More)
 
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