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PROGRAM TITLE
Eyes on the Prize



African American Lives 2 Digital



John Brown's Holy War




Race to the Moon



American Experience: 2007-2008 Season: Walt Whitman Digital



American Experience: Oswald’s Ghost Digital
The 1930s
The Crash of 1929


Anna Karenina
Art 21, Season 4
Art 21, Season 5



Commanding Heights
Leonardo's Dream Machine




The Medici:Godfathers of the Renaissance




Martin Luther



A Man, A Plan, A Canal, PANAMA




The Marines Digital


My Shakespeare



Galileo's Battle for the Heavens




Newton's Dark Secrets




Runaway Universe
Pluto Files




To The Moon
Solar Energy—Saved by the Sun (WGBH)




Big Energy Gamble (WGBH)



NOVA: The Bible's Buried Secrets Digital




The Queen Family



Empires: Queen Victoria's Empire Digital



Rachel Carson's Silent Spring




WGBH: The Scarlet Letter




The Sixties


Statue of Liberty, The



Thurgood Marshall: Portrait of an American Hero
Turn of the Screw



Masterpiece Theatre: Wind in the Willows Digital




Zora's Roots Digital
                                             RELEASE
           GENRE                               DATE




                                                2007




           ISSUES/EVENTS: RACE & ETHNICITY    1/10/2000




           HISTORY: UNITED STATES            11/29/2005



Whitman Digital                                 2008



                                                2008
           HISTORY: UNITED STATES            12/1/2009
           HISTORY: UNITED STATES            11/4/2009


           ARTS: DRAMA: BRITISH DRAMA        10/13/2004
           ARTS: FINE ART                    11/6/2007
           ARTS: FINE ART                    10/28/2009




           ISSUES/EVENTS: ECONOMY             11/7/2007
HISTORY: WORLD                              11/15/2005




HISTORY: WORLD                              2/11/2004




HISTORY: ANCIENT                            2/25/2003




SCIENCE & NATURE: TECHNOLOGY & INVENTIONS   11/9/2007



                                              2006


ARTS: DRAMA: BRITISH DRAMA                   1/3/2006




SCIENCE & NATURE: GENERAL SCIENCE           11/9/2007




SCIENCE & NATURE: GENERAL SCIENCE           11/9/2007




SCIENCE & NATURE: ASTRONOMY & SPACE         11/9/2007
SCIENCE & NATURE: ASTRONOMY & SPACE         4/22/2010




SCIENCE & NATURE: ASTRONOMY & SPACE         11/9/2007
SCIENCE & NATURE: ASTRONOMY & SPACE     7/11/2007




ISSUES/EVENTS: DOMESTIC                 3/11/2009



                                        2009




ARTS: MUSIC: FOLK                     10/31/2006



                                        2001




SCIENCE & NATURE: GENERAL SCIENCE     11/9/2007




ARTS: LITERATURE                      11/9/2007




HISTORY: UNITED STATES                9/20/2005


SCIENCE & NATURE: ARCHITECTURE        11/24/1995




HISTORY: AFRICAN-AMERICAN             2/21/1990
ARTS: DRAMA: BRITISH DRAMA   11/9/2007




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DESCRIPTION


The first AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES revealed the power in discovering one's family history.
 Now, Henry Louis Gates Jr. will guide a new group to discover their ancestry in AFRICAN
AMERICAN LIVES 2. The series will draw on DNA analysis, genealogical research and
family a righteous to trace the lineages of the slavery yet used horrifying violence to carry
He ledoral traditioncrusade against the evils of participants, including Maya Angelou, Morgan
out his mission. Martyr, madman, and murderer, John Brown was an extremist who was as
controversial and misunderstood in the mid-1800s as he is today. His execution at Harper's
Ferry sparked a chain of events that led to the Civil War. Hear his story and gain fresh insight
On a unique figure in American history.
intoDecember 24, 1968, Apollo 8 entered the lunar orbit, marking the first manned mission to
the moon and the first live TV coverage of the lunar surface. Although the landing on the
moon would not come until months later, the Apollo 8 mission was a historical milestone that
proved essential to ensure future success in a lunar landing. In a thrilling deep-space
adventure, this film revisits man’s momentous first voyage to the moon and the race for
To family and friends, Walter Whitman Jr. may have been just an old bachelor but with his
book, Leaves of Grass, he offered up his poetry and his persona as a reflection of the
America he saw; daring, noble, naive, brutish, sexual, frightening and flawed. This film tells
Whitman’s life story, from his working-class childhood, to his years as a newspaper reporter
The assassination of President Kennedy left a wound on America that is still with us today.
Few Americans now accept that a lone gunman could bring down a president and alter
history. In that breach, a culture of conspiracy has arisen. Using rare archival footage and
interviews, Oswald’s Ghost takes a fresh look at Kennedy’s assassination, the public’s
Beginning with the 1929 stock market collapse, The 1930s looks at the creation of FDR’s Tree Army
In 1929 there were few to follow her heart in this stunning adaptation of without limits.
A woman risks everything critics of the stock market; it seemed to rise Leo Tolstoy's In fact, presi
powerful tale of love, marriage, and betrayal in imperial Russia. Helen McCrory stars as
literature's most tragic adulteress, with Kevin McKidd as her lover, the dashing Count
Vronsky, and Stephen Dillane as her cold-hearted husband.
Contemporary artists work in globally influenced, culturally diverse and technologically dynamic milie
Through in-depth profiles and dynamic and CEOs worldwide, THE featuring artists
Drawing on interviews with heads of statebehind-the-scenes footageCOMMANDING from around th
HEIGHTS is a revealing, in-depth investigation of how the last 20 years' upheavals--including
China's entrance into world markets, increased deregulation and privatization, and the new
battle over globalization--have radically transformed our world and what these changes
portend for the future. This updated paperback edition features two new concluding chapters.
The world’s leading experts boldly attempt to build, for the first time ever, two of Leonardo da
Vinci’s machines to the exact specifications that he designed 500 years ago. This program
examines whether the inventor’s ideas were flights of fancy or revolutionary designs
hundreds of years ahead skill, duplicity, and ruthlessness, the Medici family amassed
Using charm, patronage, of their time.
unparalleled wealth and unprecedented power in 15th-century Florence. They also ignited
the most important cultural and artistic revolution in Western history—the European
Renaissance. But the forces of change that the Medici helped unleash would one day topple
their ordered world. An epic drama played out in the courts, cathedrals, and palaces of
Europe, this series isreluctantly took on the most powerful institution and ofday and won.
Learn how one man the tale both of one family’s powerful ambition of his Europe’s tortured
Martin Luther is credited with expounding a new vision of man’s relationship with God and, by
extension, a redefinition of man’s relationship with authority. Filmed across Europe—from
rustic, rural Germany to the opulence of the Vatican City—you’ll witness the collapse of the
medieval world and the birth of the modern age.of the equator is one of the most
A 50-mile shortcut to the Pacific lying just north
extraordinary human achievements ever. The building of the Panama Canal was a massive
feat of engineering and ingenuity that cost millions of dollars and thousands of lives. NOVA
offers a unique opportunity to explore the mind-boggling undertaking through historic film
footage, rare archival photographs and insightful narration from author David McCullough.
This documentary examines the rich history and unique Warrior Culture of the United States
Marine Corps. The Marine Corps "Warrior Ethos" is engrained into Marines from their earliest
training. The program focuses on the training of Marines and considers what it takes to
This documentary and what it means amateur actors from a examines the nature of the strong
become a Marine follows a group of to be a Marine. It also poor neighborhood in northwest
London as they attempt to put on Shakespeare’s most recognized play. Director Baz
Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge, Romeo & Juliet) oversees the hopeful actors as they go through
intenseon Dava Sobel’s best-selling biography Galileo’s Daughter,significance of film offers a
Based rehearsals in order to ingrain within them the themes and this two-hour
vivid re-imagining of the incredible achievements that forever changed the way we view our
place in the universe. Simon Callow (Four Weddings and a Funeral) and noted Galileo
authorities shed new light on Galileo’s pioneering telescopic observations, his fateful
Besides Einstein, heresy, and life in the transformed the worldview of his age more
Inquisition trial for no single scientist everseventeenth century.
profoundly than Isaac Newton. Often hailed as the first modern scientist and the last of the
ancient magicians, Newton reduced nature’s chaos to a single set of mathematical laws. But
Newton’s genius was intertwined with an extreme personality—obsessive, secretive,
reclusive, and vindictive to his many enemies.
With the use of stunning cosmic simulations captured with revolutionary high-definition
technology, NOVA presents the first attempt to explore the riddle of "dark energy"—the
mysterious repulsive force that some scientists believe counteracts gravity. Runaway
Universe presents the quest to unlock secrets of the stars as two rival teams search for
exploding stars, map gigantic galaxies, and grapple with the ultimate fate of the universe.
Join Hayden was impossible. The Neil deGrasse Tyson as The results were
The mission Planetarium’s directorodds were astronomical.he follows the story of Pluto’s discovery
spectacular. NOVA shares the fascinating inside story behind "one giant leap for
mankind." This expanded special shares vivid recollections of Apollo astronauts Gene
Cernan and Frank Borman, and introduces you to legendary Flight Director Gene
Kranz and other unsung heroes. Rare interviews and footage capture America's full-
thrust effort to be the first to the moon.
In the face of global warming and other potentially harmful climate changes, there’s new
urgency about finding a solution to our uncertain energy future. Breakthroughs in new
materials and ingenious designs for solar collectors are transforming the technology into a
vastly cheaper, more efficient alternative. NOVA presents the latest thinking from solar
A vast majority skeptics as investigates these cutting-edge research developments.
enthusiasts andof Americansitbelieve we are facing a global climate crisis, but we don’t know
how the various energy solutions we hear about can help. NOVA looks at everything
California--an oasis of energy conservation--is doing, from conservation and efficiency to the
development of new sources of carbon-free power, to find out how the rest of the country can
join in their aggressive pursuit of a sustainable energy future.
Go on a scientific journey to the beginnings of modern religion, and dig into both the Bible
and the history of the Israelites through the artifacts they left behind. The film focuses on the
Hebrew Bible (the Old Testament) as the foundation for the great monotheistic
The Appalachians are home to aand Islam. This powerfultraces its roots science, scripture,
religions—Judaism, Christianity, folk music tradition that exploration of to England,
Scotland, and Ireland. Picking up the African banjo and other influences in its evolution, this
tradition gave rise to gospel, bluegrass and country music. The recipients of the North
Carolina Folk Heritage Award, the Brown-Hudson Folklore Award, and others, the Queen
family of Western North Carolina have become icons of Southern Appalachian culture.
This series offers an engaging portrait of the Queen who ruled over one-fifth of the world's
population for 64 years, as well as influential figures who shaped British imperialism:
Gladstone, Disraeli, Livingstone, Rhodes, and Prince Albert. Personal accounts, re-
enactments, and cinematography from imperial outposts recount for dramatic clash of
Wrtier and biologist Rachel Carson became a fearless champion the the environment when
her love of the natural world drove her to write an exposé of the chemical industry. Defying
her failing health and risking her reputation, Carson published her controversial work Silent
Spring in 1962. She was viciously attacked, but her warning sparked a revolution in
environmental policy and created a new ecological consciousness. America in search of its
An epic version of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s enduring novel of Puritan
soul. Hester Prynne overcomes the stigma of adultery to emerge as the first great heroine in
American literature. Hawthorne’s themes—the nature of sin, social hypocrisy and community
repression—still reverberate through American society. Stars Meg Foster, John Heard, and
Kevin Conway. Directed by Rick Hauser. hope that transformed America. Trace the events of
The 1960s was a decade of change and
one of the most turbulent and influential periods of political and cultural change in the 20th
century and the powerful effect forced on an entire generation. Experience the 1960s
through revealing interviews with the prominent figures of the era, including Daniel Ellsberg,
Jesse Jackson, Tom Hayden, Henry Kissinger, Robert McNamara, Bobby Seale, andat
As a special tribute to the centennial of the Statue of Liberty, this documentary looks others.
Liberty from every angle. The program traces the rich history of the statue, its innovative
construction, and its enduring meaning as a beacon to the world and as the consummate
The program traces values.
symbol of America’s the illustrious career of the first black person appointed as a Supreme
Court justice. Students follow Thurgood Marshall through legal studies and private practice,
where he concentrated on civil rights; his appointment to serve as head of the legal division
of the NAACP; and his career as a Supreme Court justice. Marshall's role as a distinguished
civil rights trailblazer is clearly presented.
A naive, young governess is hired by a charming bachelor to look after his two young
children in a grand mansion in rural England. Her first impressions are all good, but soon she
sees the ghosts of the former valet and a previous governess and everything changes. The
young governess is convinced that the children can see the ghosts, and with their very souls
in danger, that only she alone can save them from a horrifying fate.
Mole, Water Rat, Badger and Mr. Toad pursue merry adventures in a charming adaptation of
Kenneth Grahame’s magical tale of animals who behave like Edwardian gentlemen in a
world gone slightly mad. Matt Lucas (Casanova) stars as the exuberant Mr. Toad with Bob
Hoskins (Mrs. Henderson Presents) as Badger, Mark Gatiss as Rat and Lee Ingleby as Mole.
This program examines the life of author and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston. The film
follows Hurston, best known for her novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, to the subtropical
paradise that shaped her childhood and her life's work - where she returned again and again
for inspiration and solace. This documentary tells her story through the people who knew her
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KEN BURNS (FLORENTINE FILMS)                            303



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