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Past the mighty Inca empire, various cultures developed their science , art and customs to astonishing degrees before being relegated to oblivion, swallowed by the passage of centuries and the splendor of the peoples who succeeded them. In the hands of most recent archaeological research will travel...
Video about the occult origins of the satanic cult/dark fellowship known as the Vril society which led to many other secret societies (Black Sun society, Thule society,etc) and sinister things like the Ahnenerbe, Nazi party, and Nazi expeditions to India & Tibet which led to the rediscovery of Atlan...
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Researched, produced, written, and directed by Alexander Ostroff. Premiered at the Hawaii International Film Festival. The Children's Ark is a docudrama that tells the incredible true story of Riley H. Allen, an unlikely hero who saved a whole generation from the ravages of war. Riley was the former...
Amid the economic hardships of the great depression, racial hatred & xenophobia festers. Although hate crimes like lynchings increase, Joe Louis and Marian Anderson provide inspiration to the black community, and organizations like the NAACP make progress toward equality in the courts. Heavyweight c...
Egypt without is unimaginable without its gods. Over the course of centuries, the priests steadily gained in power - until the year 1350 BC, when King Akhenaten comes to the throne. He breaks with the cult that has kept the country together for more than 1500 years. He sweeps away the power of the p...
Never has a generation been so completely taken over by a totalitarian state as was the case in Hitler’s Third Reich: at the age of 10 children joined the “Jungvolk” movement, at 14 they joined the Hitler Youth, and at 18 they joined the party, the “Wehrmacht”, the SA, or the SS.This 5-part document...

AstroSpies

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Millions remember the countdowns, launchings, splashdowns, and parades as the U.S. raced the USSR to the moon in the 1960s. But few know that both countries also ran parallel space programs, whose covert goal was to launch military astronauts on spying missions. With investigative journalist James B...
Tour the Ma-gao Caves at Dun-Huang--over 500 caves, more than 30 miles in length, with 3,000 murals and statues--in the middle of the Gobi Desert. Dating from 366 AD, and encompassing the art styles of Greece, India and the many dynasties of China, these hand-tunneled caves are a tour-de-force of re...
Three thousand years ago, a boy became king. Tutankhamun, the most famous of all the Egyptian pharaohs, died before his 20th birthday. The cause of death: a mystery. Even though the crime occurred over 3000 years ago, evidence still remains. Examine the clues and see if you can name the prime suspec...
Alexander the Third of Macedon, his legend gives him the name “Alexander the Great” but he could also be known as “Alexander the Annihilator” due to the fact that anyone who got in his way was crushed. Alexander considered himself a god, his admirers thought of him as a milit...
On 21 November, 1974, the Mulberry Bush pub at the foot of the city’s Rotunda tower and the nearby Tavern in the Town, were both destroyed within minutes of each other.Six men imprisoned for the attacks had their convictions overturned by the Court of Appeal, after 16 years in jail, in March 1...
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What is the connection between a mysterious golden pot found in a lake, a castle, Hitler's quest for the Holy Spear and a hunt for the Holy Grail? This is the story of the secret headquarters through slave labor was built by Himmler. Film Duration: 44 min
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Rummaging through a trunk of old clothes in the Grandparent's Attic display, children are not just trying on clothes; they're trying on the business of being adults. Play is learning at the Boston Children's Museum (founded 1913), which revolutionized the American museum experience half a century ag...
They were the dreaded forces on the fringes of civilization, the bloodthirsty warriors who defied the Roman legions and terrorized the people of Europe. They were the Barbarians, and their names still evoke images of cruelty and chaos.But what do we really know of these legendary warriors? From the...
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The Tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition (Spanish: Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisicion), commonly known as the Spanish Inquisition (Inquisicion espanola), was a tribunal established in 1481 by Catholic Monarchs, Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile. It was intended to m...
Egypt, land of the pyramids, mighty monuments constructed in the early days of history. Monuments that endure to this day attracting visitors across the world. Many visitors come to Egypt to see one pyramid in particular, the Great Pyramid of Cheops at Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, th...
Julian Richards investigates the impact of the Vikings in Britain. This edition focuses on the archaeological trail left by the Vikings as they travelled from Norway along the sea road to Dublin. Settlements, a boat burial and evidence of trading have been discovered on the Scottish isles, and silve...
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They were the dreaded forces on the fringes of civilization, the bloodthirsty warriors who defied the Roman legions and terrorized the people of Europe. They were the Barbarians, and their names still evoke images of cruelty and chaos.But what do we really know of these legendary warriors? From the...
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Nationalism of one kind or another was the cause of most of the genocide of the twentieth century. Flags are bits of colored cloth that governments use first to shrink-wrap people's brains and then as ceremonial shrouds to bury the dead. When independent- thinking people (and here I do not include t...
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A Province Too FarThe first part deals with the search for Arminius identity. Coming from a simple village of the Cherusci settlement and the dense forests of Germania, the Romans kidnap him under a treaty made in their civilization. They educate him and train him into a soldier. He proved himself i...
Understanding of humans' earliest past often comes from studying fossils. They tell us much of what we know about the people who lived before us. There is one thing fossils cannot tell us; at what point did we stop living day-to-day and start to think symbolically, to represent ideas about our envir...
Giants have been in multiple cultures mythology. But did they really exist? New scientific evidence shows proof that giants could have lived on earth. This is the full length version of this documentary and explores new and recent evidence and attempts to cross refer to mentions of Giants in the Bib...
Professor Jeremy Black examines one of the most extraordinary periods in British history: the Industrial Revolution. He explains the unique economic, social and political conditions that by the 19th century, led to Britain becoming the richest, most powerful nation on Earth. It was a time that trans...
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In 1693, the village of Salem, Massachusetts was overcome with superstitious hysteria. At the peak of the madness some 150 people, male and female, were accused of being witches. 20 of them were killed.Film Duration: 42 min .

Hadrian's Wall

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A documentary about the wall built across the North of Britain by the Roman Emperor Hadrian in the 2nd century AD. Hadrian's Wall was a Roman frontier built in the years AD 122-30 by order of the Emperor. It was 73 miles long and ran from Wallsend-on-Tyne in the east to Bowness on the Solway Firth i...
In the late 1970s the conflict in Northern Ireland reached new levels of brutality. Among those caught up in the violence was UVF member Billy Giles, who retaliated against IRA acts by murdering a Catholic workmate.
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Himmler’s Doctor, is a 2015 documentary which offers a lesson in history through the lens of an insider, one Doctor Felix Kersten, the highly valued and trusted doctor of Heimlich Himmler. Himmler was a leading member of the Nazi party and head of the S.S.Trained by a Tibetan practitioner, Kersten’s...

The Waffen SS

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Founded in 1925, the Schutzstaffel, German for “Protective Echelon,” initially served as Nazi Party leader Adolf Hitler’s personal bodyguards, and later became one of the most powerful and feared organizations in all of Nazi Germany.Heinrich Himmler, a fervent anti-Semite like Hitler, became head of...
In which John covers the long, long history of ancient Egypt, including the Old, Middle and New Kingdoms, and even a couple of intermediate periods. Learn about mummies, pharaohs, pyramids and the Nile with John Green.Our friends at Thought Bubble, who do the amazing graphics and animations for the...
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Filmed in 1935, “Dealers in Death” documentary film offers a contemporary view of the most important makers of armaments in the world at that time. It uses a case-history format to explore the activities of these companies, which is augments by newsreel footage that shows preparation for war and a l...
In this the first episode Clark travels from Byzantine Ravenna to the Celtic Hebrides, from the Norway of the Vikings to Charlemagne's chapel at Aachen, telling his story of the Dark Ages; the six centuries following the collapse of the Roman Empire.
From the days of house calls to the era of high-tech hospitals, Matters of Life and Death tracks the passion and determination of medical science in the twentieth century. Dramatic experiments, the politics of science, and races against the clock form a backdrop to the discovery of new treatments, a...
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The Middle East was a battlefield for most of the 20th century, but one of the hardest fought wars of all was in 1973 when Egypt and Syria launched a surprise attack against on Israel on the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur. For three weeks the battle swung violently from side to side it brought each in...
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The former nurse revealed in the interview that Hitler was almost paralyzed with paranoia as the end neared, even fearing that the cyanide capsules with which he was planning to take his own life had been switched and filled with fake poison. "By the end, he didn't trust anyone any more - not even t...
A lot of people still think that we were just woad-covered savages before the Romans came along. Well, we weren't - firstly we weren't covered in woad but dressed in a rather elegant new-fangled invention - trousers; more importantly we were organised, spiritual, technologically advanced Brits with...
Now called The National World War Two Museum, this New Orleans-based museum tells the story of what it takes to transform a nation of people into a nation of warriors. Opened in 2000, the museum talks about war in human terms and celebrates the American spirit through the personal stories and artifa...
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Seven years ago, on his third trip to the Black Sea, Dr. Robert Ballard discovered a miraculously well-preserved Byzantine shipwreck, but his team could only take pictures. Now, Ballard returns with state-of-the-art technology and a revolutionary $1.5 million robot known as “Hercules” to...

The Soviet Story

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“The Soviet Story” is a unique first time documentary film by director Edvins Snore. The film tells the story of the Soviet regime and how the Soviet Union helped Nazi Germany instigate the Holocaust. The film shows recently uncovered archive documents revealing this. Interviews with for...
2014 marks the 75th anniversary of the beginning of World War II. This new series Heroes Of War: Poland takes us back to a time when ordinary people became extraordinary heroes, freedom fighters, spies and code-breakers, often in deadly battles with Nazi forces. Set in Poland, which was home to some...
They were the dreaded forces on the fringes of civilization, the bloodthirsty warriors who defied the Roman legions and terrorized the people of Europe. They were the Barbarians, and their names still evoke images of cruelty and chaos.But what do we really know of these legendary warriors? From the...