Equal parts history, thriller, and inspirational. It's a provocative account of the theft, recovery, and repatriation of Europe's cultural masterpieces that considers the Hitler question. It's an epic about the battle to define Western culture that was a subtext of World War II. And it's a jaw-dropping suspenser introducing those unsung heroes who, in the words of one Florentine, scored a "victory of beauty over horror."
Complete video biography of rock 'n' roll legend Buddy Holly featuring interviews with members of the Crickets and many of Buddy Holly's family and friends. Also, includes many rare performance film clips.
Join host Kenny Rogers as The History Channel brings to life the most legendary cowboys and notorious outlaws of America s western frontier. Then get ready to draw, draw the line, that is, between the facts and fictions about the most fabled men from this bygone era.
Featuring captured film footage, this series looks at what happened between the Russians and the Germans on the Eastern Front during World War II. An average of 17,800 people died on every single day--and the war on this front lasted for 1,400 days. Pitting maniacal tyrant against maniacal tyrant, evil ideology against evil ideology, tens of millions of lives were consumed by the raging hatreds and appalling indignities of the war on the Eastern Front between Russia and Germany.
Even today, almost 150 years after Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House, unexpected secrets and little-known stories continue to emerge from Civil War history. In the cavalry charge at Mine Creek in Kansas, it took only 30 minutes for 2,800 Union troops to defeat an enemy force more than double in size, and yet, few people have heard of it. The same can be said of a Confederate raid on Vermont and an attempt by Union coal miners to blow up a Southern fort by tunneling underneath it.
Recount the remarkable story of Google, but with a twist. In addition to detailed background on cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the birth and exponential growth of their company and the heady experience of working at the Googleplex, Should we be afraid of Google scrutinizes Google Web Search and various other initiatives.
The Stalingrad battle sealed the fates of hundreds of thousands of soldiers and civilians, and marked the turning point of World War II. It was the beginning of the end for Nazi Germany. This 3-part documentary reveals new historical facts while touching the emotions of the audience with new, moving eyewitness accounts and confessions from some of the last survivors.
Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock embarks on a journey to find out if fast food is making Americans fat. For 30 days he can't eat or drink anything that isn't on McDonald's menu; he must eat three square meals a day, he must eat everything on the menu at least once, and supersize his meal if asked. He treks across the country interviewing a host of experts on fast food and a number of regular folk while downing McDonald's to try and find out why 37% of American are now overweight.
The astonishing true story of three men who make the chance discovery, at the age of nineteen, that they are identical triplets, separated at birth and adopted to different parents. The trio's joyous reunion in 1980 catapults them to fame but it also sets in motion a chain of events that unearths an extraordinary and disturbing secret that goes far beyond their own lives, a secret that goes to the very heart of all human behavior.