History Documentaries

A good history doc is what the documentary addict in you needs. People say that the best judge of future actions is to look toward our past history. From grim to wonderful, we have done some amazing things and history has been made. The category of history docs will have something interesting in there for any and all.

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The Roman Empire - Grasp Of An Empire

The Roman Empire - Grasp Of An Empire

Rome conquered with the brute force of her military machine, sweeping entire peoples into her emp...

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A Lady Called Camille

A Lady Called Camille

An examination of the devastation caused by Hurricane Camille and the suffering caused to thousan...

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The Plow that Broke the Plains (1936)

The Plow that Broke the Plains (1936)

Another film with historical value, The Plow that Broke the Plains - FDR Presidential Library 193...

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When China Ruled the Waves

When China Ruled the Waves

Told through the eyes of a daring modern day adventurer, this is the story of a unique chapter in...

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Gators in the Sewers

Gators in the Sewers

What if one of the most famous and terrifying urban legends was not a legend but a frightening fa...

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Let's Cook History: The Renaissance Meal

Let's Cook History: The Renaissance Meal

During the fourteenth century the Renaissance started in Italy, and slowly spread throughout Euro...

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Saving Egypts Oldest Pyramid

Saving Egypts Oldest Pyramid

Ravaged by looters, earthquakes and erosion, the Step Pyramid of Saqqara is falling apart. Can ex...

6.3 Views: 1,952
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Hollywood Roundtable

Hollywood Roundtable

Find out more about this film, featured in "Media Matters," the National Archives blog of the Spe...

4.5 Views: 1,925
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Project Mercury

Project Mercury

1960. An overview Project Mercury, filmed before the launch of the first manned mission - incredi...

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Royal Deaths & Diseases: Living By The Sword

Royal Deaths & Diseases: Living By The Sword

Extraordinary royal war injuries, including Richard the Lionheart, hit by a crossbow bolt, and He...

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Dictators and Despots - A Timewatch Guide

Dictators and Despots - A Timewatch Guide

In recent years the world has become an unsettling place, from the mass movements of refugees t...

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Hitler's Propaganda Machine: Building The Brand

Hitler's Propaganda Machine: Building The Brand

The use of propaganda in Hitler's Nazi regime. The first episode examines the Fuehrer's fascinati...

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The 4 Days of Gemini 4

The 4 Days of Gemini 4

Astronaut Edward H.White is shown strolling in space, the first space walk by an American. Severa...

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The Time of Apollo

The Time of Apollo

(1975) From JFK's declaration to put a man on the moon to the first steps on the lunar surface, ...

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Embracing the Sacred: The Story of Glencairn Museum

Embracing the Sacred: The Story of Glencairn Museum

Once the private home of the Raymond and Mildred Pitcairn family, Glencairn serves as a museum of...

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Munich Remembered

Munich Remembered

1988 doco. Granada TV programme marking the 30th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster in 1958Fi...

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