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History (Television network)

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Works: 1,418 works in 1,833 publications in 2 languages and 60,111 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  History  Biographical television programs  Science television programs  Documentary films  Television mini-series  Drama  Television programs 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 551.7
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Most widely held works by History (Television network)
The men who built America by Patrick Reams( Visual )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,184 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
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"ROOTS is a historical portrait of American slavery recounting the journey of one family's will to survive, endure and ultimately, carry on their legacy despite enormous hardship and inhumanity. Spanning multiple generations, the lineage begins with young Kunta Kinte, who is captured in his homeland of The Gambia and sold into slavery. Throughout the series, the family continues to face adversity that reveals powerful truths about the universal resilience of the human spirit."--Jbhifi.com.au
102 minutes that changed America( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronological record of the events of September 11, 2001, presenting a real time, moment-by-moment account of the World Trade Center collapse as seen by New Yorkers
Secrets of body language by History Channel( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 751 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
The universe( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 686 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 )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 686 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. Includes narration from Josh Brolin, and and voice-overs by Blair Underwod, Zachary Levi, and Jennifer Love Hewitt
The Great Depression by Hans F Sennholz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 659 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 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On one night in August 1961, a few railway cars and a lot of barbed wire were moved into position in Berlin, dividing East Germany from West. It was a barrier that would be extended and become increasingly more sophisticated over the 18 years of its existence, a technological counter to each escape attempt. In this feature length special, History uses a computer imagery to reconstruct how the wall grew from a meager obstacle to a 97 mile barrier of concrete slabs, watchtowers and guards. It charts the rise and then the sudden fall of the wall on Nov. 9, 1989. Rise And Fall Of The Berlin Wall is filled with first-person accounts of escapes by any means possible, including tunnels, hot air balloons, wind surfing, bi-planes and a cable railway. Other interviews with people who were there during the rise and fall of one of history's most dramatic symbols of the Cold War included historians, journalists, East German guards, and diplomats. - Publisher
Stealing Lincoln's body( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 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 a public so unprepared for his violent death in 1865
Art of war( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 546 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."
Nostradamus : 2012 by Sarah Hollister( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a year that many have prophesied will bring a catastrophic end to life as we know it. Whatever is in store, many believe that 2012 will mark a major shift in the history of our planet. A detailed, historical investigation of this chilling prophecy that casts the doomsday warning in a frighteningly modern context. December 21, 2012 is bearing down on us with alarming speed. Whether or not we are able to collectively heed the warnings and affect a course to avert disaster may be the defining moment of the modern age
Texas rising( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bringing to life the true story of how the people of Texas fought for freedom against the mighty Mexican military that had overtaken the Alamo. The legendary Texas Rangers assembled for the first time against General Santa Anna's massive military might. United under the leadership of Sam Houston and with the help of his ragtag army, they passionately battled for life and country and the Lone Star State
Moonshot( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 515 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
History of the world in two hours( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 502 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 universe( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 471 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
How the Earth was made( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 458 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
The Third Reich( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 447 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
The Templar code( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For nearly two centuries, the Knights Templar was the most powerful order in the medieval world. Today, the group's legacy is played out in an array of Hollywood blockbusters and numerous works of popular literature. Despite the Knights' long reign of power, the order experienced a sudden collapse in the early fourtheenth century when certain members stood accused of unspeakable crimes and were subsequently tortured and killed. Interviews some of the world's leading biblical scholars and visits historic sites throughout Europe and the Near East to probe the past of this mysterious order
How the earth was made( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From a seething ocean of radioactive and molten rock to a refuge for life as we know it, Earth has undergone a staggering series of cataclysmic transformations in its long and epic history. Assailed relentlessly for millions of years by meteorites, our once toxic and hostile planet has been covered in water and in ice, and seen the rise and sundering of continents, the creation of an atmosphere, and, ultimately, the beginning of life. Travel to remote locations where our planet still bears the scars of its violent history. Tells the story of unimaginable timescales, world-shattering forces, radical climates, and mass extinctions
 
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102 minutes that changed America
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