Go Advanced Search
          

Free History Documentaries

Sort by
Titles Per Page
1 - 10 of 283 titles
1  2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10  ...   Next  
1.

by WGBH History Unit
Available on:
Podcast
Year Released:
 2002

American Experience, television's most-watched history series, brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form our nation.

2.

by Nelson Mandela
Available on:
Online Video (Free)
Year Released:
 1999

As Nelson Mandela prepares to step down as president of South Africa, FRONTLINE presents a deeply personal biography of one of the great figures of the 20th century.

3.

by Stephen Smith
Available on:
Audio Download | Online Audio (Free)
Year Released:
 2002

The visceral impact of history's great speechmakers is at the heart of Say It Plain....

4.
Available on:
Online Video (Free)
Year Released:
 1964

Leftist filmmaker Emile de Antonio compiled this documentary out of 187 hours' worth of kinescopes recorded during the 1954 Senate Army-McCarthy Hearings.

5.

by Niall Ferguson
Available on:
Online Video (Free)
Year Released:
 2009

In The Ascent of Money, Niall Ferguson seeks to explain the financial history of the world, exploring how our complex system of global finance evolved, how money has shaped the course of human affairs and how the mechanics of this economic system work to create seemingly unlimited wealth or catastrophic loss.

6.
Available on:
Online Video (Free)
Year Released:
 2004

The grandson of Ieyasu, Tokugawa Iemitsu, tightens control over Japan's warlords and expels all foreigners.

7.

by Various
Available on:
Audio Download

Fears of a cold war turning hot were rampant from the late 1940s to the 1980s and no fear was greater than the fear of a nuclear war and whether or not we were prepared for one.

8.

by Ken Burns
Available on:
Online Video (Free)

He was hailed as a champion of the poor and reviled as a dictator. Louisiana's Huey Long rose to Governor and U.S. Senator on a platform of social reform and justice, all the while employing graft and corruption to get what he wanted.

9.
Available on:
Online Video (Free)
Year Released:
 2002

Discover startling new revelations about this extraordinary civilization. INCA MUMMIES: SECRETS OF THE LOST WORLD transports you to remote Peruvian mountaintops with archaeologists as they explore a vast and previously unknown citadel.

10.

by Deborah Amos
Available on:
Online Audio (Free)
Year Released:
 2002

After 30 years, America's War on drugs costs U.S. taxpayers $40 billion a year with no victory in sight....

1 - 10 of 283 titles
1  2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10  ...   Next  

Format

  •   Audio Download
  •   Online Audio
  •   Video Download
  •   Online Video