The Great War full film
The Great War
100th anniversary of the Armistice of WWI.
The Circus |
Phineas Taylor Barnum, properly known as P.T. Barnum, was a showman.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
The Boys of '36 |
In 1936, nine working-class young men from the University of Washington took the rowing world and America by storm when they captured the gold medal at the Olympic Games in Berlin.
The Circus |
"The Circus" explores the colorful history of this popular, influential and distinctly American form of entertainment.
Though largely forgotten today, balloonists were the first to venture into the frozen near-vacuum on the edge of our world, exploring the very limits of human physiology and ingenuity in this lethal realm.
The Great War |
Filmmaker Stephen Ives introduces an American who escaped the racism of Georgia, and fought bravely on the battlefields of France.
Walt Disney |
Bambi was released in August of 1942 and stood out as the most ambitious feature-length film in the history of the studio.
Seemingly impervious to injury or illness, Yankee slugger Lou Gehrig never missed a game. But in the spring of 1939, his play began to deteriorate. On July 4th, he gave a farewell speech to a sold-out crowd at Yankee Stadium.
The Secret of Tuxedo Park |
The scientist who developed the radar that helped win WWII also has a few other patents to his name.
In 1963, Stanley Weston, a licensing and marketing agent in New York City, created the idea to sell dolls to boys, specifically, military dolls.
The Murder of Emmett Till |
Emmett Till's body is taken to Chicago's Roberts Temple Church of God for viewing and funeral services. Emmett's mother decides to have an open casket funeral.
Annie Oakley |
Annie Oakley used her astonishing marksmanship to escape a poor childhood and become a superstar.