American Documentaries

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Granger Smith: They Were There:  A Hero's Documentary

Granger Smith: They Were There: A Hero's Documentary

A lot of you probably won’t remember, but around 3 years ago, I asked for submissions from Gold S...

Views: 584
Society

Voices And Visions: Walt Whitman

Voices And Visions: Walt Whitman

1988. Brilliant readings of Whitman's poems demonstrate his American vision and style and vividly...

10.0 Views: 31,718
Biography

Captives

Captives

As white settlers pushed west, resulting wars with Native Americans claimed more victims than the...

7.0 Views: 18,514
History

The Ten Thousand Day War: Uneasy Allies

The Ten Thousand Day War: Uneasy Allies

About the society in the south during the war. Saigon is a party town. American aid pours into th...

10.0 Views: 7,576
History

The Forgotten Plague: Tuberculosis in America

The Forgotten Plague: Tuberculosis in America

By the dawn of the 19th century, the deadliest killer in human history, tuberculosis, had killed ...

7.7 Views: 7,547
History

Two Days in October

Two Days in October

Two Days in October tells the story of two turbulent days in October 1967 when history turned a c...

8.3 Views: 7,249
History

Victory in the Pacific

Victory in the Pacific

In this provocative, thorough examination of the final months of the war, American Experience loo...

9.0 Views: 4,540
History

Target Mafia: Empire of Crime

Target Mafia: Empire of Crime

"Empire of Crime" examines mob activity during World War II; the murder of Benjamin Siegel; night...

7.3 Views: 8,105
Crime

Apocalypse Sub

Apocalypse Sub

A look at the US Navy's biggest submarine, the USS Pennslyvania. USS Pennsylvania is a United Sta...

9.2 Views: 13,438
Military and War

American Experience: Bill Clinton

American Experience: Bill Clinton

The biography of a president who rose from a broken childhood in Arkansas to become one of the mo...

3.5 Views: 11,793
Biography

Dutch New York

Dutch New York

Have you ever wondered what New York was like before it was a city? The year 2009 marks the 400th...

8.2 Views: 4,544
History

The Amish: Shunned

The Amish: Shunned

Filmed over the course of twelve months, The Amish: Shunned follows seven former members of the A...

6.8 Views: 5,218
Society

American Experience: Mount Rushmore

American Experience: Mount Rushmore

2001. One of the most revered iconic American treasures and the triumph and controversy that surr...

9.3 Views: 4,849
Art and Music

The Bayou Strangler Ronald Dominique

The Bayou Strangler Ronald Dominique

Ronald Joseph Dominique (born 1964) is an American serial killer from the Bayou Blue area of Houm...

6.7 Views: 7,564
Crime

Death and the Civil War

Death and the Civil War

With the coming of the Civil War, and the staggering casualties it ushered in, death entered the ...

7.5 Views: 2,617
History

Spent: Looking For Change

Spent: Looking For Change

Spent: Looking for Change is a film about everyday Americans without the financial options most o...

7.4 Views: 2,835
Society