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History Channel (Television network)

Overview
Works: 7,827 works in 13,528 publications in 3 languages and 296,341 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Historical television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  Biography  Television mini-series  Documentary films  Biographical television programs  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Assignee, Producer, brd, prn, Distributor, his
Classifications: PN1992.77, 973
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Most widely held works about History Channel (Television network)
 
Most widely held works by History Channel (Television network)
America : the story of us( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A riveting adventure of how America was invented. 'America the story of us' focuses on the people, ideas and events that built our nation, covering 400 years of America history in the most extensive and in-depth television series ever produced by History. Sharing their thoughts on the building of America, and what it means to be an American, are a world-class group of individuals including Tom Brokaw, Michael Douglas, Meryl Streep, Buzz Aldrin, Colin Powell, Donald Trump, John Legend, Melissa Etheridge, Brian Williams and more"--Container
Hatfields & McCoys by Kevin Reynolds( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the historic feud between two families living along the Tug Fork River on the border between West Virginia and Kentucky in the late 1800s
The French Revolution( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'The French Revolution' is a ... documentary that encapsulates this heady (and often headless) period in Western civilization. With dramatic reenactments, paintings from the era, and revealing accounts from journals and expert historians, 'The French Revolution' vividly unfurls in a maelstrom of violence. King Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, Maximilien Robespierre, and Napoleon Bonaparte lead a cast of thousands ..."--Container
The Underground Railroad( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Traces the journey to freedom taken by countless slaves, showing how they were guided, protected and pursued along the way. The extraordinary story is told through historical documents, visits to important sites, interviews with the descendants of noted abolitionists and commentary from experts"--Container
The Bible : the epic miniseries( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program is an adaptation of the Bible stories which changed our world. Each story endeavors to stay true to the spirit of the book
Ellis Island by Greystone Communications( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immigrants of every ethnic background recall their extraordinary adventures, historians explore the sometimes insensitive national policies, and the Ellis Island Oral History Project reveals what the immigration experience was actually like. Features rare photographs and film
Desperate crossing : the untold story of the Mayflower( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From their self-imposed exile in Holland to their perilous crossing of the Atlantic, to their first year in the new world, Desperate Crossing is the definitive story of how the Pilgrims came to live and prosper in an unfamiliar land
Life after people( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What will the world be like when mankind is extinct? The pyramids may stand forever, but the cities will disappear. Our greatest masterpieces will fade and crumble. As global warming and the depletion of natural resources become ever more pressing issues it is critical to consider how we can reduce our impact on the planet. Journey to locations around the globe already going through the processes of a lack of human intervention. See the changes wrought in just decades in ghostly settlements like Chernobyl, which was abandoned since only 1986, and island towns off the coast of Maine. How long would it take before the last remnants of mankind completely disappeared?
Lincoln by Bill Stonebarger( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed as if through the president's own eyes, Lincoln goes deeper than any documentary has before to reveal the troubled depths behind the man known as the Great Emancipator
Page One : Inside the New York Times by Andrew Rossi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary chronicles the transformation of The New York Times newsroom and the inner workings of the Media Desk, as the Internet redefines the media industry by surpassing print as the main source of news. At the heart of the film is the burning question on the minds of everyone who cares about a rigorous American press, Times lover or not: what will happen if the fast-moving future of media leaves behind the fact-based, original reporting that helps to define our society? This up-close look at factors and actors that produce the "daily miracle" of a great news organization is a nuanced portrait of journalists continuing to produce extraordinary work under increasingly difficult circumstances
10 days that unexpectedly changed America( Visual )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Massacre at Mystic: The first time the English settlers engaged in the slaughter of Native Americans after years of relatively peaceful coexistence. Shays' Rebellion: A violent protest against dept collection and taxation motivated George Washington to come out of retirement to help strengthen the fragile new nation which led to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Gold rush: The discovery of gold spurred tremendous financial and physical growth throughout the West. Antietam: On September 17, 1862, there were 23,000 casualties on both sides of this Civil War battle, making this the bloodiest day in American History. The Union victory enabled President Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation, making foreign support of the Confederacy all but impossible. The homestead strike: Harsh working conditions at Carnegie's Homestead steel mill led to a union strike. Murder at the fair: Set against the backdrop of the 1901 World's Fair, the assassination of President William McKinley ushered in a new Progressive Era under the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. Scopes: The courtroom battle between William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow over the teaching of evolution in a small Tennessee town underscored a deep schism within the American psyche. Einstein's letter: Albert Einstein's letter to FDR urged the development of an unthinkably powerful new weapon. When America was rocked: Elvis Presley's appearance on The Ed Sullivan show on September 9, 1956, signified a whole new culture that involved teenage independence, sexuality, race relations and a new form of music. Freedom summer: In 1864, three Civil Rights workers were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi
Founding brothers by History Channel (Television network)( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 1 begins with a look at two of the many crises faced by George Washington during his term as America's first president. At a time when any conflict had the potential to dissolve the fragile union, Washington surrounded himself with brilliant men who were bound by their undying devotion to America, but who were often bitterly divided about how best to serve their common cause. Volume 2 explores the ideological conflict that existed between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton and highlights Washington's farewell address. Volume 3 portrays the bitterly contested presidential election of 1796 and the difficult administration of John Adams. Volume 4 concludes with the poignant tale of the reconciliation between Adams and Jefferson, and the story of the famous duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr
The greatest stories never told : 100 tales from history to astonish, bewilder, & stupefy by Rick Beyer( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of entertaining and little-known stories about events that changed the course of history, covering a period of two thousand years
Founding fathers by A & E Television Network( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They were the most legendary and respected politicians, statesmen and warriors of history's first republic since the days of ancient Rome. They were also traitors and smugglers, rabble rousers and hot-heads, unfaithful husbands and prodigious drinkers. Our "Founding Fathers" were, in fact, human beings. Gain a fascinating glimpse behind the images on the marble busts and faces on our dollar bills and pocket change
The Crusades : crescent & the cross by Mark Lewis( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the epic battle between two Middle Age superpowers: the Christian Crusaders and the Muslims. Fought over two centuries, the conflict decided the fate of the Holy Land of the Middle East. Only a tiny strip of land, just a few hundred miles long, it contained the ultimate prize: the city of Jerusalem. This documentary tells the story of the key personalities of the First, Second, and Third Crusades, the popes, kings, sultans, and knights who, in the name of God, ruthlessly fought for land and power. Experience the murder, treachery, and bloodshed of this legendary chapter of history through the eyes of key historical figures such as Richard the Lionheart, Saladin, King Louis VII, and Nur al-Din
Civil War journal : the commanders( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through diaries, photographs and re-enactments, these four episodes take the viewer into the personal lives of these Civil War generals
Inside Islam( Visual )

11 editions published in 2002 in English and Arabic and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the second largest religion in the world. Its name is derived from the word for peace, yet to many Westerners, it is synonymous with violence and terror. Widely practiced and equally widely misunderstood, Islam is a religion that has been at the heart of human experience for well over a thousand years. In the world after September 11th, it is especially critical to understand the origins and practice of Islam, and its role in the world today. This balanced, objective introduction to the great faith traces its roots back to the Hebrew Bible and explains the main tenets of Islam: the Five Pillars that all Muslims must adhere to. Discover what the Qur'an has to say about war, violence and suicide, and see how these words have been co-opted by extremists. Running time 93 minutes, with commentary from September 2001 for 9 minutes after
Last stand of the 300 by David W Padrusch( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of the Battle of Thermopylae, in which 300 Spartan soldiers held off the entire Persian military for seven full days. Uses digital animation and live reenactments to explain the tactics that allowed the outnumbered Greeks to stall their mighty foes
Vikings by Michael Hirst( Visual )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prepare to raid and wage battle once again, in an ancient kingdom dominated by vengeance, lust and thrilling conquest. The gripping family saga of Ragnar, Rollo, Lagertha and Bjorn continues as loyalties are questioned and bonds of blood are tested. Now king of his people, Ragnar remains a restless wanderer, leading his band of Norse warriors on epic adventures from the shores of Essex to the mythical city of Paris. But stunning betrayals and hidden dangers will test Ragnar's courage and strength like never before
Russia land of the tsars( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the first settlements of the Russe Vikings to the brutal murder of Tsar Nicholas II and his family, "Russia, land of the Tsars" is a riveting exploration of the imperial past of the largest nation on Earth. Blends rare source materials, historical re-enactments, expert commentary, and exceptional footage to illuminate the extraordinary history of an enigmatic land
 
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America : the story of us
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controlled identityHistory (Television network)

Chaine Histoire

History Channel (Firm)

History Television Network Productions.

History Television Productions

History TV Network

HTV

HTV (History Channel (Television network))

The History Channel.

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The Underground RailroadThe greatest stories never told : 100 tales from history to astonish, bewilder, & stupefyLast stand of the 300Russia land of the tsars