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History Channel (Television network)

Works: 6,980 works in 12,687 publications in 3 languages and 300,911 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Historical television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  Historical films  Science television programs  Documentary films  Biography  Television mini-series 
Roles: Assignee, Producer, brd, prn, Distributor, his
Classifications: PN1997.2, 523.1
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Most widely held works about History Channel (Television network)
Most widely held works by History Channel (Television network)
The universe by United States( Visual )

78 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1: Tour the surface of Earth's life-giving star. Mars may be the future of humanity - uses data collected from probes and robotic rovers. Scars on the planet's surface and in its fossil record illustrate the threat posed by meteorites, comets, and asteroids that routinely collide with Earth. Two and a half times the size of all the other planets in the solar system combined, and half a billion miles from Earth, Jupiter is a colossal riddle
America the story of us( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,650 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 American 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 )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,616 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 Bible : the epic miniseries by John Huston( Visual )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,612 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
The Underground Railroad( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,585 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
Ellis Island by Irish Tenors( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the history of Ellis Island, the primary immigration point into the United States from 1892-1954
The French Revolution by Eugene Weber( Visual )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,432 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
Desperate crossing the untold story of the Mayflower( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,387 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
World War II the war in Europe by History Channel (Television network)( Visual )

46 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines graphic combat footage and expert commentary to present a view of the battles and strategy, the men and machines, and the horror and heroism of the war in Europe
Founding brothers by History Channel (Television network)( Visual )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,217 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 often bitterly divided about how best to serve their common cause
Life after people by Vincent Lopez( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,208 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?
10 days that unexpectedly changed America( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,189 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
How the earth was made( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the origin and geological evolution of the earth, focusing on the various cataclysmic transformations that occurred through time
Page one : inside the New York Times by Andrew Rossi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,142 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
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,137 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
The greatest stories never told : 100 tales from history to astonish, bewilder, & stupefy by Rick Beyer( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,085 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
Engineering disasters( Visual )

46 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles over 40 of history's most devastating engineering failures, including the Exxon Valdez disaster to a nuclear meltdown at a secret governmetn facility, to the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina. Uses state-of-the-art special effects to investigate not only what went wrong, but what can be learned from these disasters. The catastrophes recounted led to the creation of Superfund sites for the cleanup of toxic waste, improved safety standards for cars, planes, and ships; and new techniques for building roads, bridges, and buildings that will withstand nature's most destructive forces
Russia land of the tsars by University of New Mexico( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The definitive exploration of Russia's imperial past: its origins, leaders, wars and politics. Using exclusive interviews and historical reenactments, this series of 4 videos spans one thousand years of Russian history
Inside Islam( Visual )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and Arabic and held by 1,053 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
The Crusades : crescent & the cross by Mark Lewis( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,036 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
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History Channel

History (saluran TV)

History televisiezender

History (TV-kanal)

History (TV kanalı)

History US-based international satellite and cable TV channel

Istasyong Pangkasaysayan (History Channel)

The History Channel

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హిస్టరీ (TV ఛానల్)

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The Underground RailroadWorld War II the war in EuropeFounding brothersThe greatest stories never told : 100 tales from history to astonish, bewilder, & stupefyEngineering disastersRussia land of the tsars