16th and 17th Century Turning Points in U.S. History
The 16th and 17th Century Turning Points in U.S. History series chronicles 22 decisive events - chaptered into individual segments - in the crucial colonial period that would lead to the founding of the United States of America.
18th Century Turning Points In U.S. History
As the 18th Century dawned on the North American continent, four powers; the French, the Spanish, the British and the American Indians were competing to see who would control this remarkable land. 64 pivotal events of this period are depicted.
19th Century Turning Points in U.S. History
America entered the 19th Century an agricultural nation of 16 states and 5.3 million people. This series is made up of 55 stand-alone segments that highlight significant historical events, scientific milestones and cultural achievements
The 1st Amendment in the 21st Century
This series examines eight First Amendment cases decided by the United States Supreme Court, cases that will guide in the understanding of how the First Amendment is still securing our liberties in the technologically rich and rapidly changing world we live in.
20th Century Turning Points in U.S. History
20th Century Turning Points in U.S. History is an eight-part series designed to provide a clear overview of the people and events that distinguished the 20th Century. 61 pivotal events and the people involved are examined at specific points in time.
21st Century Turning Points in U.S. History (2000-2009)
21st Century Turning Points in U.S. History (2000 - 2009) takes students on an in depth look at the groundbreaking and culture changing events of the first decade of the 21st century.
Acadia: The First National Park East of the Mississippi
Awed for its diverse landscapes, amidst the salty ocean shores and granite mountain tops of the Atlantic Coast, Acadia National Park can best be described as an American scenic treasure.
The Amazing World of Dinosaurs
Join Anna and Tyler, your teenage hosts, as they take kids on a prehistoric journey to learn everything they ever wanted to know about dinosaurs.
America's 60 Greatest Unsolved Mysteries and Crimes
This compelling documentary series presents a countdown of America s 60 most notorious unsolved mysteries and crimes in a dramatic compilation revealing these unanswered questions in 10 fascinating episodes.
America's National Monuments: Land of Geologic Wonders - The Pacific Northwest
The story of the history of the continent, as well as American History, and geography are preserved at America's National monuments run by the National Park Service and are told in America's National Monuments: Land of Geologic Wonders - The Pacific Northwest
America's National Monuments: Legacy of the Great Plains
The story of the history of the continent, as well as geography are preserved at America's National monuments run by the National Park Service and are told in America's National Monuments: Legacy of the Great Plains.
America's National Monuments: The Historic South
The story of the history of the continent, as well as American History, and geography are preserved at America's National monuments run by the National Park Service and are told in America's National Monuments: The Historic South.
America's National Parks: An Eagle's View
Prepare to take flight and explore America's greatest treasures in this 'birds-eye-view' exploration through our historic National Parks. This breathtaking series journeys through the elegant and adventurous landscapes of our nation's most colorful and sacred places.
America's Serial Killers: Portraits in Evil
America's Serial Killers: Portraits in Evil will strip the covers from a world of profiling, forensic science and painful investigation as history's most brutal serial killers are exposed.
American Entrepreneurial Genius
American Entrepreneurial Genius is a remarkable 14 program series that explores the 400-year-old history of America’s incomparable entrepreneurial spirit that shaped and advanced the country from the first settlement in Jamestown, to the globally dominant tech industry of the 21st century.
This 13-part series explores the history of firearms - which began as a survival tool and became part of the American experience. This documentary chronicles how American firearms innovation propelled the nation to the pinnacle of the industrialized world while designing and manufacturing the most effective and beautiful guns the world had ever seen.
Ancient History chronicles the world's greatest civilizations from 5,000 B.C. to 1500 A.D., revealing previously unknown aspects of these ancient peoples.
The Arctic's Changing Climate and Economics
This astonishing and informative program, The Arctic's Changing Climate and Economics, explores the dramatic changes, brought about by climate change, to the Arctic's ecosystems, climate, geopolitics and economics.
In seven fascinating programs, Behavioral Science presents an overview of the science of human behavior. The series introduces behavioral science’s most important founders, delves into the multiple theories of human behavior and development, presents applied behavioral science’s many successes, and looks at intriguing subjects such as mental illness, memory, and addiction.
The Black Hills and the Badlands: Gateway to the West
Nestled in the heart of America?s Great Plains are the distinct landscapes of a sacred land that beckons the visitor to enter the nation's mysterious and glorious west. A land of soaring pinnacles, deep canyons, hidden caves, national monuments and countless wildlife sanctuaries.
California has been shaped by tectonic plate activity and volcanic action and is a region isolated from the rest of the country.
As a result, it is a region of distinctive geologic features … With a rich and unique human history of American Indians, explorers, settlers and entrepreneurs.
Career Decisions: Nursing
Career Decisions: Nursing provides an invaluable guide to prospective nursing students. It covers how the modern nurse has become an integral part of the healthcare team, looks at what doctors and hospital administrators look for in their nursing candidates, reviews nursing school choices and finally paints a realistic picture of the rigors of nursing school.
Career Decisions: Physical Therapy
Career Decisions: Physical Therapy presents an overview of a career choice in physical therapy and what is needed to become a physical therapist, illustrating what makes the physical therapist a key component of the modern medical team.
Chasing Bigfoot: The Quest for Truth
Chasing Bigfoot: The Quest for Truth, is a series that looks at the Bigfoot legend through the eyes of the true believers, who devote their lives to discovering the hidden truth and bringing home the evidence to prove it.
The Complete History of U.S. Wars
Join George Kennedy as he takes us on this 300-year saga of The Complete History of U.S. Wars.
Core Astronomy examines the key points in the development of astronomy, beginning with Greek astronomer Ptolemy's earth centered paradigm to Nicolas Copernicus' introduction of a sun centered solar system, and Isaac Newton's three laws of motion.
Journey through the major turning points in the Biological Sciences. Explore discoveries in Plant, Animal and Environmental Sciences, including current high profile issues such as Cellular Biology and Global Warming.
Presents how each branch of chemistry - physical, organic and biochemistry, evolved from a clear understanding of the principles and laws of chemical interactions. Future problems of energy, food, medicines and materials are the problems of chemistry.
Especially in the 20th Century, the abundance and scarcity of valued resources propels the rise and fall of economic and political power of nations. Not since the discovery of gold in 1848 has the understanding of the world's geology been more important to the welfare of the nation.
Meteorology, once the simple study of atmospheric events ... storms ... hurricanes ... tornadoes ... and temperature changes, has grown in the 21st century to include such disciplines as atmospheric chemistry and physics, climatology and global warming.
Core Physics: Classical Physics
Physics is the study of the elemental constituents of the universe. It deals with matter, energy, forces, space and time. This program covers classical physics... the period which led to the Industrial Revolution and modern technology.
Core Physics: Modern Physics
This program covers modern physics ... The period of time which brought us new paradigms of how the universe works and our place in it.
Featuring interviews and commentary from leading criminal and sociology experts, this documentary takes an inside look at the origins of America's capital punishment laws, the methods of execution, and the faces of evil who have received the death sentence including Ted Bundy, Timothy McVeigh, and John Wayne Gacy. Also get a glimpse into the prison cells and lives of those who await their fate on Death Row.
Death Valley: Thriving Land of Extremes
Rich in natural resources and pioneer history, Death Valley has become an icon of American integrity and strength. World renowned for its extreme climate and adverse conditions the park is a surprising hot spot for wildlife and natural beauty.
The Decade You Were Born: 40s-80s
Ever wonder what life was really like the decade you were born? Prepare to discover the notable figures and events that dominated the decades and changed the course of history.
The Everglades: A Subtropical Paradise
There is no place on the planet like the Everglades. Plants and animals coalesce in the Everglades to produce a sub-tropical tapestry of ecosystems that is unmatched anywhere in the world.
Fracking: America's Energy Revolution
Shot in HD with noted experts from America's oil and gas industry, this amazing series, Fracking: America's Energy Revolution, examines hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and how this extraordinary technology has sparked a 21st century energy revolution in the United States, rearranging global energy geopolitics and shifting America from energy scarcity to energy abundance.
Ghost Towns: America's Lost World
This 5-Part series ventures into the roots of our Nation's high hopes and hard labors to discover the towns that boomed fast and went bust even faster. From the deserts of California, Arizona and New Mexico to the forts, trails and battle sites of war, witness the precious remains of the past that exist today only as shadows of former glories and empty promises.
Glacier: Crown of the Continent
Discover the allure and artistry of Mother Nature's wilderness in this breathtaking exploration through Glacier National Park. Tucked away and hidden from view by snowcapped mountains and pristine forests lies the Rocky Mountain's glass slipper.
The most powerful geologic force on the planet - glaciers. Glaciers can dominate an entire continent ... Can reshape a continent's surface features in the blink of a geologic eye ... All the spectacular mountain peaks that inspire us have been shaped by glaciers. Includes interviews with leading glacial experts from around the country.
Global Warming: Science and Solutions
This series takes you through the Science of Global Warming and the Solutions. We need only to trust the science and work together to implement these solutions... solutions we can no longer afford to ignore.
Global Warming: The Rising Storm
How much irreversible change to our atmosphere has already occurred? Can we control the devastating effects that the burning fossil fuels will cause? If there is not an immediate global initiative to save the planet, what will the future hold?
Grand Canyon: A Wonder of the Natural World
There is no place like it on the planet! This program takes you on a thrilling exploration that uncovers the geology of the Colorado Plateau and the forces that have shaped the incredible landscape of the Grand Canyon.
Great African American Authors
This breakthrough eight part series, Great African American Authors, tells the amazing story of the evolution of the African American literary tradition in the United States from the founding of Jamestown to the first two decades of the 21st Century.
Great Authors of the British Aisles
Great Authors of the British Isles introduces the extraordinary body of English literature with such authors as Chaucer, Shakespeare, William Wordsworth, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, T. S. Eliot, J. K. Rowling and more.
The Great Directors: The Making of 21st Century Hollywood
This series traces the evolution of Hollywood after the studio system failed, from the introduction of the summer blockbuster, to the thought-provoking movies of independent auteurs, to world renowned immigrant directors, to the rise of megahit documentaries, and to the 21st Century's second Golden Age of Animation.
The Great Indian Wars 1540-1890
The Great Indian Wars were a 350-year struggle between the white man and the American Indians. The series of battles between the military and American Indians began when blood was shed and ultimately tens of thousands of lives were lost on both sides.
Great Irish Authors
This three-part series, Great Irish Authors, presents a clear and penetrating historical analysis of one of the greatest literary traditions in the world.
Great Poets of the World
This insightful eight part series, Great Poets of the World, covers the greatest poets of the ages and their works from all over the world.
Great Smoky Mountains: Crown Jewel of the Appalachians
A park that today covers over 500,000 acres of breath-taking beauty: lush highland meadows... glorious waterfalls... pristine mountain streams, the highest mountain tops in the Appalachians... the largest stands of old-growth forest in the eastern United States.
A History of American Indian Achievement
The journey is one that tells three stories: one of remarkable civilizations creating architecture, technology and art that matched the greatest success of any ancient culture. The second story is one of survival: overcoming attempts at extermination by the dominant culture. The final story is one of accomplishment.
A History of Black Achievement in America
This original, eight-part series documents Black Achievement in American history, its defining role in the growth of the country, and its influence on current events
A History of Chinese American Achievement
This series tells the incredible story of Chinese American achievement, from the first wave of immigrants, who left war torn China for the safe haven of California's gold fields, and stayed to pioneer the west to the entrepreneurs of the 21st century's Information Age.
A History of Civil Rights in America
For the first time, an eight part series presents America's unique 250 year experiment where remarkably, the rights of a citizen are grounded on the idea that all men are created equal.
A History of Equal Rights in American
This series recounts the significant advances and the ongoing effort to gain a clear and permanent guarantee of privileges for women and all economically disadvantaged groups.
A History of Great Playwrights
This five part series, A History of Great Playwrights, hosted by William Ambrose, founder of Ambrose Video Publishing, Inc., focuses on the rich literary tradition of the theater - its plays and playwrights, including such greats as Sophocles, Terence, William Shakespeare, Moliere, Henrik Ibsen, Eugene O'Neill, Bertolt Brecht, and Tom Stoppard.
A History of Hispanic Achievement in America
From the American Revolutionary War to the Persian Gulf War, Hispanic Americans have proudly served this country in the Armed Forces. And throughout U.S. history, Hispanics have contributed in building the West; in medicine and science; in entertainment, journalism, business, education, civil rights, politics, in sports and more.
A History of Jewish American Achievement
This series chronicles the amazing story of Jewish Americans and their 350 year history in the United States from the first settlers who came ashore at New Amsterdam in 1654 to the entrepreneurs of the Information Age.
A History of the U.S. Constitution
This chronologically arranged, comprehensive series covers key events leading up to and following the creation of the U.S. Constitution. 47 segments show how this document has protected the American people from the abuses of power and tyranny.
A History of Womens Achievement in America
The unique and independent American woman: adventurer... pioneer... poet... mother... educator... artist... freedom fighter. A History of Women's Achievement in America examines the 400-year history of American women's inspiring accomplishments and victories.
Hollywood vs. The Mob: Fact vs. Fiction
Through newspapers and film, the leaders of organized crime became household names, often lionized in the mold of true American heroes, the rugged frontier individualists of the past. This series, Hollywood vs. The Mob - Fact vs. Fiction, will reveal the truth behind the myth of the American Mob and its godfathers.
Hollywood's Greatest Directors
Hollywood's Greatest Directors is a five part series presenting America's unparalleled role in the creation of cinema.
Human Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth
Acclaimed geographer Alec Murphy presents significant discoveries, individuals, and theories that make human geography a cutting edge science in the 21st Century.
Life After Oil: The New Energy Alternatives
The six alternative energies that will free us from dependence on foreign oil.
Measuring the Earth's Temperature
Starting with temperature records collected over 100 years ago, Measuring the Earth's Temperature takes the viewer from the earliest weather stations and balloon launches, to a network of super weather stations constructed in the 21st century.
Miracle of the Human Body
The human body with its interconnected systems is the most advanced structure in the known universe. It is a marvel of biomechanical engineering.
Miracles: The Power of Faith
It has been both an ancient and spiritual question, and today a question of science: What are miracles?
Monument Men: The Road to Rushmore
Towering above the Black Hills of South Dakota stands America's most treasured monument. Celebrate the magnificence of this American icon with breathtaking visual storytelling surrounding the awe-inspiring Mount Rushmore.
Moonshine and the Dixie Mafia
Discover Dixie and all its distinct and colorful history! Though Dixie is home to the finest whisky and bourbon in the world, there is a dark under belly. In this three-part documentary series you will hear the true stories of the crime, corruption and hard liquor production that influenced the customs and culture of the Deep South.
This incredible five part series, Neuroscience: Understanding the Brain investigates the last and greatest frontier of science, the astonishing world of the human brain.
The Neuroscience of Addiction
An incredible five part series, The Neuroscience of Addiction delves into the greatest social scourge of the 21st Century - addiction. The series defines the brain's role in addiction, how drugs of abuse hijack the brain making us more susceptible to addictive behavior, how addictive behavior affects our brains, our lives and our entire culture, and how breakthroughs in neuroscience are paving the way to new treatments for addiction.
The Northwest Passage: The Last Great Frontier
Sought by explorers for centuries and hailed as the one of the most beautiful waterways in the world,
Outlaws and Gunslingers
This series is the story of the West as it has never been told before ... Myth and legend stripped away and the truth revealed by 17 of the nation's top Western authorities. Learn the truth about Billy The Kid, Jesse James, The Sundance Kid and many more!
The Pacific Northwest
The Pacific Northwest is one of the most extraordinary regions of the United States
Physcial Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth
Acclaimed geographer Alec Murphy presents significant discoveries, individuals, and theories that have led to physical geography becoming one of the leading sciences of the 21st century.
Radical Islam: A Historical Perspective
In order to better understand the acts of terrorism originating in the Middle East and their impact on the West, Radical Islam: A Historical Perspective's remarkable two-part series examines the rise of radical Islamic movements by tracing the history of this complex and beautiful religion, founded 1,400 years ago on the Arabian peninsula, and following its growth and history to the present day.
Railroads in U.S. History (1830-2010)
4 half-hour programs tell the exciting saga of America's Railroads and how they led America to become the greatest industrial nation on the planet.
Rampage: Killing Without Reason
Dare to take a look deep inside the dark, twisted minds of America's most disturbed mass murderers. This 10-part documentary series explores the motives and events leading up to the most horrifying rage-murder cases in recent history.
Sniper: The Unseen Warrior
The sniper, first and foremost, is a hunter...his weapon is a rifle...his prey...another human being. None have embraced this world better than the American sniper. This fascinating documentary series delivers heart-pounding real-life tales from the military's most experienced snipers.
Turning Points in the Physical Sciences
TURNING POINTS in the PHYSICAL SCIENCES take you on an exciting journey of discovery from ancient through classical science to the world of modern physics, relativity, chaos theory and quantum mechanics.
Vegas: The City the Mob Made
Las Vegas ... Sin City ... There is no place like it on Earth. The adult playground in the sun ... The country's greatest resort city ... the gambling capital of the world ... A place of casinos ... Home of the famous, and infamous Strip. This series chronicles the untold history of this most American of cities ... Las Vegas.
When the Water Tap Runs Dry
America no longer has enough water to support the ever increasing demand, and now America is facing a water shortage crisis.
Yellowstone: The World's First National Park
Yellowstone National Park is home to the world's most amazing geysers and hot springs including Old Faithful and the largest volcano on the continent. Enjoy the awe-inspiring beauty through aerial and ground tours of the first National Park, Yellowstone.
Yosemite: The High Sierras
The Sierra Nevada's mountain range contains some of the most amazing wonders found on the planet. Rich in history and known as the place of the gold discovery, the home of modern mountain climbing and the birthplace of America's National Parks system, this modern marvel is over 100 million years in the making. This is Yosemite country.