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A blinding flash of white light fills the sky above the French Polynesian islands. Giant footsteps plow an ominous path through miles of Panamanian forests and beaches. Ships off the U.S. coast capsize, dragged into a rolling sea where they are instantly demolished. This incessant, inexplicable dest
A small town in Missouri is preparing to celebrate their 150th anniversary, so they invite a theatre crictic, Mr. Guffman, to see the show.
Documentary about the elimination of 30,000 jobs in Flint, Michigan by General Motors.
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The story of Islamic power and faith during its first 1000 years -- from the birth of the prophet Muhammad to the peak of the Ottoman Empire under the reign of Suleyman the Magnificent. Historical re-enactments and an exposition of Islamic art, artifacts and architecture are combined with interviews
Toward the end of World War II, General Hap Arnold authorized the making of a color film on the activities of his forward strike air crews as the Allies closed in on Berlin. Over the course of 60 days, film crews captured the activities of the 362 Fighter Group, which destroyed over 6000 German targ
The Korean conflict is often called "The Forgotten War," but it has never been forgotten by the men and women who experienced it. Veterans share their experiences and memories.
Stephen Collins Foster (1826-1864) was the first great American songwriter. His melodies are so much a part of American history and culture that people think they're folk tunes. All in all, he composed some 200 songs, including "Oh! Susanna," "Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair" and "Camptown Races."
Actor and environmental activist Ed Begley, Jr. explores the Florida Everglades, home to hundreds of rare animal and plant species now endangered by encroaching civilization. Among his adventures, Begley swims with a one-ton manatee, slogs through swampland on foot to a remote wood stork colony and
The first part of this documentary special explores Sumo, the traditional Japanese wrestling competition. In the second segment, a photographer risks his life flying over the Sahara Desert in order to take photographs and at the same time has to think about his own survival.
Documentary goes behind-the-scenes to examine how nature and wildlife filmmakers do their work.
Deep-sea adventurer Dr. Robert Ballard and World War II veterans of the Pacific campaign go on a quest to find the sunken remains of the aircraft carrier "U.S.S. Yorktown." Includes battle footage taken by director John Ford, combined with interviews of surviving veterans as well as footage from the
Profile of filmmaker John Waters.
An in-depth look at the political and cultural events of 1968 as seen through the eyes of those who were there.
A look at some of the world's best wildlife photographers and artists, and their children who are following in their footsteps.
The story of modern Southern literature is told through dramatizations, commentary and interviews.
Documentary highlights the wild side of domesticated cats. Other segments in this nature magazine show depict the lives of stray urban dogs and the interaction of man and wolves that have been newly introduced into the wild.
Documentary special telling the story of the Hollywood professionals of the First Motion Picture Unit, who created military training films during World War II.
Documentary focusing on the war against violence being waged in America's communities and courtrooms.
Documentary focusing on the conflicting forces in fifth century B.C. Greece that have helped shape the art and ideas of the western world.
Documentary on the sophisticated, powerful Mayan civilization of the Yucatan and Central America, which reached its peak in 800 AD.
Documentary examining the culture of the Incas.
Documentary following the trail of clues from the ancient myths of the Aegean world to their real-life counterparts.
Documentary that illustrates how the Romans conquered the western world, and what led to the empire's collapse.
Documentary following ancient China's great rulers and the secrets of their giant tombs.
Examination of the most important World War II battles fought in the Pacific and the development of the atomic bomb. Includes archival footage, radio broadcasts, newsreels and new visits to the battle sites.
Documentary exploring the ancient Egyptians' fascination with death and their quest for immortality.
Animator Paul Fierlinger recounts his life story in an animated autobiography.
Documentary that examines evidence of the oldest civilizations in the world.
Documentary special on the life and career of American writer John Dos Passos. Includes readings from his diaries and works as well as interviews with literary critics, writers and biographers.
A special commemorating the 25th anniversary of the CBS series, "60 Minutes."
Examination of the Washington Cathedral of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, commonly known as the Washington National Cathedral. Documentary includes a combination of contemporary and archival film footage, hymns and secular music, interviews with theologians and architectural experts, master craftsmen a
Three one-hour programs exploring the personal, social and political aspects of fundamentalist movements within three religions -- Christianity, Judaism and Islam.
A special examining social attitudes and behavior and how they relate to the national controversy about the act of rape.
A special in which Peter Jennings reports on the dancers, staff and founder of the Dance Theatre of Harlem and the financial crisis they now face.
A documentary on the life and career of actress Helen Hayes. Friends and associates are interviewed and film clips of some of her performances are shown. Also includes an interview with Hayes. Airing as part of the PBS series, "American Masters."
A news special, anchored by Peter Jennings, focusing on firearms and the dispute over gun control in the United States. Part of a series of prime-time news specials airing under the umbrella title "Peter Jennings Reporting."
A special hosted by Tom Brokaw focusing on various aspects of filmmaking. He examines the new trends in movie-making, the recipe for success at the box office, and the changing business of film production. Brokaw interviews people involved in all aspects of filmmaking, including screenwriters, produ
A documentary about the flora and fauna on the Galapagos Islands, where Charles Darwin first observed animals that led him to develop the theory of the evolution of species.
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