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PBS produces and sells more than 1500 PBS Home Video Products covering a dozen different subjects ranging from art, history and nature to news, religion, sports and travel. PBS Home Video Products are available for purchase on DVD and include PBS series’ such as: American Experience, Empire Series, NOVA and Nature, to name a few. American Experience covers people and events in American History and features some of the following themes: “War & Politics”, “Presidents”, “Technology” and “The American Landscape”. Empire Series is made up of a variety of miniseries/stories about “people and passions that changed the world”. Stories about Napoleon, Queen Victoria’s Empire and Egypt’s Golden Empire are just a few of the miniseries featured here. NOVA, a science documentary series, covers subjects ranging from disasters, health and exploration to technology, nature and space.

LearnoutLoud.com currently features several PBS Podcasts along with over 100 PBS documentaries that are free online. PBS videos may be purchased online or by calling 800-531-4727.


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by W.S. Merwin
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Online Video (Free)

This documentary for PBS by award-winning filmmaker David Grubin and narrated by Richard Gere, tells the story of the Buddha’s life...

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The American Masters Podcast features new interviews with contemporary artists, along with previously unreleased interviews from the series’ 30+ years of award-winning documentary films.

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by Ken Burns
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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.

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by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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Online Video (Free)

LOOKING FOR LINCOLN dissects the myths that have grown up around Abraham Lincoln. In doing so, the program addresses outstanding questions - about race, equality, religion and depression - by carefully interpreting the evidence provided by people who actually knew him. Henry Louis Gates Jr. hosts.

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by Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Online Video (Free)

Television show "The Open Mind" in 1957 with guests Martin Luther King and J. Waties Waring on the theme of race.

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Online Video (Free)

Hear My Train A Comin', directed by Bob Smeaton, traces the legendary guitarist's remarkable journey from his hardscrabble beginnings in Seattle, through his stint as a US Army paratrooper and as an unknown sideman until his discovery and international stardom.

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Family members, friends, former classmates and advisors of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. relate their memories of the civil rights activist in this moving documentary.

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Online Video (Free)

One of Idaho's teachers spent 22-years training as an astronaut before in 2007, Morgan finally lifted off on a mission on the Shuttle Endeavour. The program shows how one person's journey can affect many.

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