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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Hollywood Roundtable

Hollywood Roundtable

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Munich Remembered

Munich Remembered

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

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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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March to Recovery: Voices From 3/11

March to Recovery: Voices From 3/11

Lying 10km from Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, the town of Tomioka was forced to evacuate...

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Space Shuttle - A Remarkable Flying Machine

Space Shuttle - A Remarkable Flying Machine

This Documentary features the first historic flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia. Highlights inc...

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Chasing Mummies: Meltdown

Chasing Mummies: Meltdown

It's early morning in Saqqara and Zahi is getting ready to open two sealed tombs for the first ti...

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The Coming War On China

The Coming War On China

The Coming War on China, from award winning journalist John Pilger, reveals what the news doesn’t...

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Hubble Vision

Hubble Vision

The rescue of the Hubble space telescope was one of the major science stories in recent years. In...

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Around the World by Airplane

Around the World by Airplane

In 1924, eight Army airmen set off to be the first humans to circle the globe by air. This silent...

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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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