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History (Television network)

Overview
Works: 944 works in 1,541 publications in 2 languages and 59,020 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  History  Biographical television programs  Science television programs  Biography  Television series  Documentary films  Television programs 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: E663, 523.1
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Most widely held works by History (Television network)
The men who built America by Patrick Reams( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vanderbilt, Rockefeller, Carnegie, Morgan, Ford, the Men Who Built America. Meet the titans who forged the foundation of modern America and created the American Dream. The mini-series shines a spotlight on the influential builders, dreamers and believers whose feats transformed the United States, a nation decaying from the inside after the Civil War, into the greatest economic and technological superpower the world had ever seen
The universe( Visual )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes viewers on a visually arresting journey across the galaxy to bring the beauty and mysteries of the cosmos a little closer to home
Secrets of body language( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines political icons from President Franklin D. Roosevelt to 2008 presidential hopefuls Barack Obama and John McCain. Shows how politicians and celebrities use subtle body language to persuade masses; establish power; and advance careers
102 minutes that changed America( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronological record of the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001, assembled from video & audio footage recorded by more than 100 eyewitnesses
The universe( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We once considered ourselves to be at the center of the universe--now we know that we are just a small spec in a giant cosmos. This season venture outside of our solar system in an exploration of the universe and its mysteries. With realistic computer re-creations, you'll travel to the edge of the unknown, visit strange and unfamiliar worlds, prepare for the worst, and uncover the secrets of our own galaxy. Learn what "dark matter" is and how it takes up 95% of the universe. Take a front row seat for the ultimate light show and while most people have heard of black holes, find out more about "white holes" which actually create matter
Vietnam in HD( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the men who came home from the Vietnam War and tried to forget. The men who represent a second silent generation. Covered is the time period from the initial massive troop build-up in 1965 to the fall of Saigon in 1975. Contains never-before-seen color footage transferred to high definition as well as a soundtrack filled with hits from the era
The Great Depression by Mario M Cuomo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delves into the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and how it affected people, how the American public worked together to get through the massive hardships, and how the economy recovered with World War II. Examine the changes that swept the shaken nation during the first year - from the landslide victory of FDR in 1932 to Dust Bowl farmers. Americans sought release from the hard times wherever they could find it - from marathon dancing to going to the movies. As the Depression lingered and the New Deal failed to live up to people's expectations, some Americans fought back against the system. After years of crisis, WWII approached and did what all the protests and recovery programs failed to do - end the Depression. Includes photos, rare interviews, and footage of the culture, media, and politics of the times
Rise and fall of the Berlin Wall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computer-generated imagery, re-enactments, archival footage, and expert commentary provide political and historical context while helping to illustrate how construction of the Berlin Wall progressed over time--and how it was suddenly demolished by civilians in 1989
Einstein( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of Albert Einstein and his fifteen-year battle to prove his Theory of General Relativity amid the violence of war and his tumultuous personal life
How the Earth was made( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How did the Earth transform from a hot ball of molten rock and metal into the planet that we call home? How did our continents and oceans grow? Where did our great mountain ranges come from? The geological processes that have shaped our world have also influenced the way humans have populated the planet. From the Great Lakes to Iceland, the San Andreas Fault to Krakatoa, this series reveals the physical processes that have shaped some of the most well-known locations and geological phenomena in the world. With rocks as their clues and volcanoes, ice sheets, and colliding continents as their suspects, scientists launch a forensic investigation that will help viewers visualize how the earth has evolved and formed over millions of years
Nostradamus 2012 by Sarah Hollister( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Many people are aware of the Nostradamus predictions, are we approaching a massive cosmic collision, a global environmental disaster, or an Armageddon-like religious sowdown? We search for the truth amongst the sensational headlines"--Container
Stealing Lincoln's body( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of Chicago counterfeiters hatched a plot to steal the President's body from its tomb outside Springfield, Illinois, and hold it for a ransom of $200,000. The story shows how important this beloved President remained to public so unprepared for his violent death in 1865
The universe( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"See how NASA is arming itself with the latest technology to pre-empt an apocalyptic attack ... Learn how scientists envision reproduction and human development ... and explore startling new evidence showing the existence of universes other than our own ... From bizarre clouds to the hypothetical Planet X, from space disasters to space sex and the possibility of terrifying cosmic collisions, experience space in a whole new way -- not through a telescope or textbook, but firsthand."--Container
Moonshot( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relive the breathtaking story of Apollo 11 and the first manned landing on the moon. Go aboard the rocket and on its eight-day round trip to outer space for a close-up look at one of the most stunning and courageous personal and technological achievements of man. Interlaced with original NASA footage. Covers the crew's earliest days at NASA to the moment when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin step on the moon. From home life and families, to the argument over who would be the first to walk on the lunar surface
Art of war( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sun Tzu's legendary victory manual, Art of War, was written 2,400 years ago, yet is still considered by many as the ultimate how-to guide for winning at war. "Weaves together the epic story of Sun Tzu himself, and relives a war in which his tactics posthumously saved a city from defeat, a victory at war that paved the way toward the unification of China. ... An emotional, epic and ultimately visual understanding of Sun Tzu's lessons, telling the story of other great battles in history, from Rome to the Civil War, WWII, and present day, that help illustrate that on the battlefields of war, people who understand strategy are the most dangerous weapons of all."
How the Earth was made( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This season, How the Earth was Made goes back in history-- from 4.5 billion years ago to today-- peeling back layers of rock, filling up river canyons, parting the oceans, and leveling mountains and volcanoes to investigate the origins of some of the most well-known locations and geological phenomena in the world. With rocks as their clues and volcanoes, ice sheets and colliding continents as their suspects, scientists launch a forensic investigation that will help viewers visualize how the Earth has evolved and formed over millions of years
Clash of the gods( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reacquaint yourself with myths so powerful that they remain woven into the fabric of the present world. From the epic tragedy of Medusa, Greek mythology's most infamous female fiend, to Hercules, its greatest action hero, and Hades, master of the land of the dead and a god so feared no one would speak his name. Explore these myths and legendary figures who inspired them
History of the world in two hours( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Did you know that 1% of the white noise you see on your television is actually background radiation from The Big Bang? This CGI-driven special will tell the 14 billion year history of our world in two hours. It's an epic story that will give surprising connections to our daily lives. From the formation of the earth and the emergence of life, to the advance of man and the growth of civilization, it's a rapid-fire view of our unforgettable story
The Third Reich( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating program that uncovers familiar anecdotes and fascinating details about the people who comprised the Nazi Party, and raids the treasure trove of archives the Nazis left behind. Includes rarely-seen German newsreel recordings along with other unique footage carried home by Russian troops
Rome rise and fall of an empire( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filled with dramatic re-enactments and action-packed battle scenes, watch the dramatic story of one of history's greatest empires, from its first major battle to its remarkable military feats and through its eventual fall
 
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102 minutes that changed America
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