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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.

2.
Available on:
Online Video (Free)
Year Released:
 2003

Chernobyl Heart is a 2003 documentary film by Maryann DeLeo. The film won the Best Documentary Short Subject award at the 2004 Academy Awards.

3.

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.

4.

by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Available on:
Online Video (Free)
Year Released:
 1999

Join Henry Louis Gates, Jr. as he takes you on a journey to discover a wealth of African history and culture in Wonders of the African World.

5.

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.

6.
Available on:
Online Video (Free)
Year Released:
 2006

The world of the Ancient Greeks lives on today through its mythology. For countless generations prior to biblical times, tales of gods and goddesses were passed down by storytellers and interwoven into traditions and philosophies.

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by Robert McNamara
Available on:
Online Video (Free)
Year Released:
 2003

Academy Award-winner for Best Documentary Feature, THE FOG OF WAR is the story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense, under President Kennedy and President Johnson, Robert S. McNamara. McNamara was one of the most controversial and influential political figures ofthe 20th century.

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by Kenneth Clark
Available on:
Online Video (Free)
Year Released:
 1969

The eminent art historian Sir Kenneth Clark was commissioned to write and present an epic examination of Western European culture, defining what he considered to be the crucial phases of its development. Civilisation: A Personal View by Lord Clark would be more than two years in the making, with filming in over 100 locations across 13 countries.

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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....

10.
Available on:
Online Video (Free)
Year Released:
 1983

Seeing Red is a 1983 American documentary film directed by Jim Klein and Julia Reichert. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

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