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Alexander's Lost World

Throughout the wild highlands and war-torn plains of Afghanistan and Central Asia lie tantalizing traces of the ancient world. It was here, 2,300 years ago, that iconic conqueror Alexander the Great became the first European to rule the East.... Read more
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Civil War: The Untold Story

In this revealing documentary, Elizabeth McGovern (Downton Abbey) recounts how the struggle between North and South—long defined by battles like Gettysburg, Antietam, and Bull Run—was quite dependent on events in the lands then known as “the West.” Although often overlooked, the western ... Read more
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Time Team: The Team's Favorite Digs

Archaeological digs are no walk in the park.  Precision, patience, and a great deal of physical effort are required for everything to go off without a hitch.  Digs can take months, years, and in some extreme cases, even decades to complete.  Now imagine cramming all of that into just three days. ... Read more
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Joanna Lumley's Nile

Growing up abroad as an army brat, Joanna Lumley (Absolutely Fabulous) always dreamed of one day seeing the mighty Nile. This trip of a lifetime marks a dream come true.... Read more
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Bill Moyers: On the Hudson

Bill Moyers tells the story of the mighty Hudson River, whose 315-mile course travels from its source in the Adirondack Mountains to its outlet at New York harbor—and runs through so much of the nation’s history, literature, and art. ... Read more
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Understanding Art: Hidden Lives of Masterpieces

16-page booklet with articles on the genesis of the series, tools used to analyze paintings, art restoration developments and controversies, and the art of attributing Rembrandts Biographies of the artists SDH subtitles ... Read more
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Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy

Performances by Matthew Broderick, Kelli O'Hara, Zero Mostel, Nathan Lane, Barbra Streisand, Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, and many more ... Read more
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Shakespeare: The King's Man

Shakespeare's life and work are sometimes romanticized as a product of the golden age of Elizabeth I. But the bard produced some of his finest plays after the Virgin Queen's death.... Read more
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This is Civilization

THIS IS CIVILIZATION:... Read more
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The Code

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