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Subject: History

The Biographies Series: History

The Biographies Series: History

9 of 52 programs from The Biographies Series, which offer in-depth and personal studies of celebrated people in History. Other focus areas in the series include: Literature; Performing Arts; Photography; Psychology; Sports; U.S. Studies; World Studies. 9 programs (30 to 90 minutes). Complete Series: 52 programs (30 to 90 minutes).

List of Titles


Mircea Eliade: His Name, His Destiny

Mircea Eliade: His Name, His Destiny

"Recommended. This documentary is an overview of the life and work of the late scholar, Mircea Eliade. Perhaps best known for his work as editor of an encyclopedia of world religions, he was also a novelist and a scholar of the highest magnitude. The program focuses on Eliade's study of Hinduism and how that influenced Click for more


Exile - The Dalai Lama and His People

Exile - The Dalai Lama and His People

The history of the original Dalai Lama dates back to ancient Mongolian times in the 13th century. Since then, believers have accepted each new Dalai Lama as a reincarnation of the previous Dalai Lama, and all are incarnations of the Buddha of Compassion. For over two hundred years the Dalai Lama was the head of the Click for more


John Paul Jones: Father of the American Navy

John Paul Jones: Father of the American Navy

Jack McKenzie stars in this historical re-enactment on the life of the Revolutionary War hero, John Paul Jones (1747 - 1792), the "father of the American Navy." Andrew Faulds hosts and narrates throughout the biography, as we learn the story of the man who, as Commodore of the Bonhomme Richard, Click for more


The Kennedy Legacy

The Kennedy Legacy

President John F. Kennedy. Senator Robert F. Kennedy. Senator Edward M. Kennedy. Three sons of Joseph and Rose Kennedy, whose rise to prominence in American politics allowed the media to label the Kennedys as America's Royal Family, a dynasty that has mesmerized and influenced generations, and, though plagued by tragedy Click for more


In Search of Lawrence (of Arabia)

In Search of Lawrence (of Arabia)

BAFTA Award for Excellence
"Highly Recommended. Unique and engaging, this program follows biograher Michael Asher as he repeats two of Lawrence's famous journeys across the Midde East, dispelling any doubts about the accuracy of the facts in Lawrence's book, 'Seven Pillars Click for more


Lenin and Me

Lenin and Me

CINE Golden Eagle Award
"Highly Recommended. With the U.S.S.R. gone, many of those raised in this cult were confronted with the necessity of reconciling the official Lenin with the real Lenin as evidenced in the collapse of his legacy; this dilemma of having one's worldview Click for more


Martin Luther: Protestant Reformer

Martin Luther: Protestant Reformer

"Recommended. Robin Crichtonís documentary has much to recommend it. This reenactment of Lutherís life is nicely narrated by Andrew Faulds. The photography and acting are well done and the presentation of the important aspects of Lutherís life is concise and clear. This film should be of value to those with and Click for more


Who Was Alfred Nobel?

Who Was Alfred Nobel?

"Highly Recommended. In addition to relating the facts of Nobelís life, this program explains the science behind dynamite as well as dynamiteís impact on history. Period illustrations are used effectively and the narration is well organized." -EMRO Review
The Nobel Prize is regarded as the most prestigious Click for more


Domenico Trezzini (Builder of St. Petersburg)

Domenico Trezzini (Builder of St. Petersburg)

"Highly Recommended. This excellent production profiles the architect and planner of St. Petersburg, Russia, Domenico Trezzini. This reviewer can personally testify to the beauty, charm, and majesty of the city that Dostoevsky called 'the most premeditated.' The narration is an overall chronological retelling of Click for more





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