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California State of Mind: The Legacy of Pat Brown  2011  2.3 ★ 91 mins Documentary Rated: NR
Told from the perspective of his granddaughter, this compelling documentary explores the life and legacy of California Governor Pat Brown, examining the extraordinary obstacles he faced and the ways in which he shaped the future of his state.


CNBC Originals: Tom Brokaw Reports: Boomer$  2010  2.8 ★ Documentary Rated: NR
From hula hoops to civil rights, Tom Brokaw chronicles the extraordinary impact 78 million baby boomers have had on American society.


America: The Story of Us: Millennium  2010 TV Shows Rated: NR
The Cold War tests the new superpower; the Challenger disaster and 9/11 shake the nation; technology drives America into the 21st century.


America: The Story of Us: Superpower  2010 TV Shows Rated: NR
America becomes a global superpower; technology fuels a boom in the economy and the population; America runs headlong into a new threat: Communism.


America: The Story of Us: Wwii  2010 TV Shows Rated: NR
The attack on Pearl Harbor brings America into World War II; the war effort revitalizes the nation's economy; a new global superpower takes the stage.


America: The Story of Us: Bust  2010 TV Shows Rated: NR
Boom turns to bust when the stock market crash ushers in the Great Depression; dust storms blanket the Midwest; Roosevelt's New Deal signals recovery.


America: The Story of Us: Disc 1  2010 188 mins Documentary Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "Rebels," "Revolution," "Westward" and "Division."


America: The Story of Us: Disc 2  2010 188 mins Documentary Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "Civil War," "Heartland," "Cities" and "Boom."


America: The Story of Us: Disc 3  2010 188 mins Documentary Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "Bust," "WWII," "Superpower" and "Millennium."


America: The Story of Us  2010  4.1 ★ Documentary Rated: NR
Narrated by Liev Schreiber, this miniseries highlights momentous events in American history, including the arrival of the Pilgrims, the American Revolution, the Civil War and the incredible lunar landing.


America: The Story of Us  2010  3.7 ★ TV Shows Rated: NR
Experience American history like never before with this television miniseries, narrated by Liev Schreiber, that highlights such momentous events as the arrival of the Pilgrims, the American Revolution, the Civil War and the incredible lunar landing.


America: The Story of Us: Disc 1  2010 188 mins Documentary Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "Rebels," "Revolution," "Westward" and "Division."


America: The Story of Us: Disc 2  2010 188 mins Documentary Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "Civil War," "Heartland," "Cities" and "Boom."


America: The Story of Us: Disc 3  2010 188 mins Documentary Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "Bust," "WWII," "Superpower" and "Millennium."


Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill a Mockingbird  2010  4.1 ★ 82 mins Documentaries Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
Harper Lee's novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, and its Oscar-winning film adaptation both had a deep influence on American culture and racial perspectives. This pensive documentary studies the author's life and the controversy her work inspired.


America: The Story of Us  2010  4.2 ★ TV Shows Rated: NR
Narrated by Liev Schreiber, this miniseries highlights momentous events in American history, including the arrival of the Pilgrims, the American Revolution, the Civil War and the incredible lunar landing.


America: The Story of Us: Revolution  2010 TV Shows Rated: NR
The colonies declare independence, taking on the British; George Washington is near defeat, but new tactics turn the tide; A new nation is born.


America: The Story of Us: Rebels  2010 TV Shows Rated: NR
From Jamestown to Plymouth, early settlers fight to survive; Tobacco sows seeds of opportunity in the south and the north becomes a trade powerhouse.


America: The Story of Us: Disc 2  2010 TV Shows
This disc includes the following episodes: "Civil War," "Heartland," "Cities" and "Boom."


CNBC Originals: Tom Brokaw Reports: Boomer$  2010  2.5 ★ TV Shows  until 01-Jan-2025 
From hula hoops to civil rights, in war and politics, Tom Brokaw chronicles the extraordinary impact 78 million baby boomers have had on American society and explores the challenges they face as they begin to approach the age of retirement.


America: The Story of Us: Disc 3  2010 TV Shows
This disc includes the following episodes: "Bust," "WWII," "Superpower" and "Millennium."


America: The Story of Us: Civil War  2010 TV Shows Rated: NR
The Civil War rages; The Confederate army can't match the Union's technology; railroads, supply lines and telegrams become new weapons in modern war.


America: The Story of Us: Division  2010 TV Shows Rated: NR
The Erie Canal brings big risk and bigger reward; In the South, slavery fuels a growing divide; Violence flares and abolitionists stand for freedom.


America: The Story of Us: Westward  2010 TV Shows Rated: NR
Trailblazing pioneers set out to conquer the vast continent west of the mountains, but find the land already claimed.


America: The Story of Us: Disc 1  2010 188 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "Rebels," "Revolution," "Westward" and "Division."


America: The Story of Us: Boom  2010 TV Shows Rated: NR
America strikes oil and the boom time begins; Henry Ford brings the motorcar to the masses; massive engineering projects modernize the West.


America: The Story of Us: Cities  2010 TV Shows Rated: NR
Urban life introduces a new breed of social ills, set against the backdrop of stunning skylines and ambitious innovations.


America: The Story of Us: Heartland  2010 TV Shows Rated: NR
The Transcontinental Railroad unites the nation; Native American civilizations decline; Cattle replace wild buffalo; Cowboys become an American icon.


America: The Story of Us: Disc 2  2010 188 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "Civil War," "Heartland," "Cities" and "Boom."


America: The Story of Us: Disc 3  2010 188 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "Bust," "WWII," "Superpower" and "Millennium."


America: The Story of Us: Disc 1  2010 TV Shows
This disc includes the following episodes: "Rebels," "Revolution," "Westward" and "Division."


Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill a Mockingbird  2010  4.1 ★ 82 mins Documentary Rated: NR
Harper Lee's novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, and its Oscar-winning film adaptation both had a deep influence on American culture and racial perspectives. This pensive documentary studies the author's life and the controversy her work inspired.


The Cartel  2009  3.9 ★ 90 mins Documentaries Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
In his first feature film, director Bob Bowdon takes aim at America's public school system, revealing a self-serving network of wasteful cartels that squander funding and fail to deliver when it comes to academic testing and basic skills. Both parents and teachers want change, but reform is an uphill battle in the face of heel-digging bureaucrats and so-called "dropout factories." It's a bona fide crisis that's burgeoning out of control.


The Cartel  2009  3.8 ★ 90 mins Documentary Rated: NR
In his first feature film, director Bob Bowdon takes aim at America's public school system, revealing a self-serving network of wasteful cartels that squander funding and fail to deliver when it comes to academic testing and basic skills. Both parents and teachers want change, but reform is an uphill battle in the face of heel-digging bureaucrats and so-called "dropout factories." It's a bona fide crisis that's burgeoning out of control.


Our Time  2009  3.4 ★ 60 mins Documentary Rated: NR
Four college grads take to the road in this documentary as they pile into an RV and hit each of the lower 48 states with the mission of finding out just what it means to be young and American in the early 21st century.


Our Time  2009  3.4 ★ 60 mins Documentaries Rated: NR
Four college grads take to the road in this documentary as they pile into an RV and hit each of the lower 48 states with the mission of finding out just what it means to be young and American in the early 21st century.


King  2008  3.1 ★ 94 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
An insightful look into the life and legacy of American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., this Tom Brokaw-hosted program digs deep to reveal King's true personality through interviews with those who knew him as well as contemporary figures. In addition to comments from former President Bill Clinton, Forest Whitaker and Chuck D., civil rights advocates such as Andy Young and Harry Belafonte contribute moving testimonials.


1968 with Tom Brokaw  2008  3.2 ★ 94 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
Television news legend Tom Brokaw takes a penetrating retrospective look at 1968, a pivotal year in American history that saw the assassinations of MLK and RFK, the Tet Offensive, a sea change in pop culture and more. Including rare archival footage, recent interviews of key players and the perspective of four intervening decades, this provocative documentary brings to life the tragedies and triumphs of the sixties' most memorable year.


King  2008  3.1 ★ 94 mins Documentary Rated: NR
An insightful look into the life and legacy of American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., this Tom Brokaw-hosted program digs deep to reveal King's true personality through interviews with those who knew him as well as contemporary figures. In addition to comments from former President Bill Clinton, Forest Whitaker and Chuck D., civil rights advocates such as Andy Young and Harry Belafonte contribute moving testimonials.


Run for Your Life  2008  3.6 ★ 99 mins Documentaries Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
Filmmaker Judd Ehrlich's documentary recounts the fascinating life and work of Fred Lebow, the eccentric founder of the New York City Marathon whose love and passion for road running sparked a worldwide phenomenon. Featuring archival footage and candid interviews with Lebow's family, friends and contemporaries, Ehrlich paints a vivid portrait of a man who transcended his own shortcomings to become the figurehead of the sport he loved.


An Unlikely Weapon: The Eddie Adams Story  2008  3.6 ★ 85 mins Documentary Rated: NR
This documentary takes a provocative look at the wide-ranging career of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Eddie Adams, best known for his photo of the summary execution of a Vietcong guerilla fighter in the streets of Saigon in 1968.


Run for Your Life  2008  3.6 ★ 99 mins Documentary Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
This documentary profiles Fred Lebow, the founder of the New York City Marathon. Featuring archival footage and interviews, the film paints a vivid portrait of a man who transcended his own shortcomings to become the figurehead of the sport he loved.


An Unlikely Weapon: The Eddie Adams Story  2008  3.3 ★ 85 mins Documentaries Rated: NR
Filmmaker Susan Morgan takes a provocative look at the wide-ranging career of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Eddie Adams, best known for his photo of the summary execution of a Vietcong guerilla fighter in the streets of Saigon in 1968. Cooper reveals the many sides of Adams's work, including his 1977 visual essay of Vietnamese "boat people" refugees, his later commercial gigs snapping glamour shots of celebrities and more.


1968 with Tom Brokaw  2008  3.2 ★ 94 mins Documentary Rated: NR
Television news legend Tom Brokaw takes a penetrating retrospective look at 1968, a pivotal year in American history that saw the assassinations of MLK and RFK, the Tet Offensive, a sea change in pop culture and more. Including rare archival footage, recent interviews of key players and the perspective of four intervening decades, this provocative documentary brings to life the tragedies and triumphs of the sixties' most memorable year.


NBC News Presents: Deep Throat: The Full Story of Watergate  2006  3.1 ★ 90 mins Documentary Rated: NR
Tom Brokaw sheds new light on the Watergate scandal through interviews with key players, including Bob Woodward, who here reveals the identity of Deep Throat -- the mysterious figure whose tips unraveled a presidency. In this fresh look at a notorious chapter in history, Brokaw also speaks with Robert Redford, who details how he persuaded Woodward and his &NFi;Washington Post&NFi_; colleague Carl Bernstein to tell their story in &NFi;All the P...


NBC News Presents: Deep Throat: The Full Story of Watergate  2006  3.1 ★ 90 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
Tom Brokaw sheds new light on the Watergate scandal through interviews with key players, including Bob Woodward, who here reveals the identity of Deep Throat -- the mysterious figure whose tips unraveled a presidency. In this fresh look at a notorious chapter in history, Brokaw also speaks with Robert Redford, who details how he persuaded Woodward and his &NFi;Washington Post&NFi_; colleague Carl Bernstein to tell their story in &NFi;All the P...


NBC News Presents: The Long War  2006  2.2 ★ 63 mins Documentaries Rated: NR
Tom Brokaw presents an engaging overview of the status of America's War on Terror, with journeys to every front, from the battlefields of Afghanistan to deep inside the CIA's anti-terror headquarters. Never-before-seen footage captures Brokaw ranging from America to the Middle East, speaking with leaders and soldiers alike, to highlight the many aspects of the struggle and ponder the question, where do we go from here?


Independent Lens: Paul Conrad: Drawing Fire  2006  3.2 ★ 60 mins Documentaries Rated: NR
Narrated by Tom Brokaw, this program -- part of the Emmy-winning PBS "Independent Lens" series -- explores the life and work of three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Paul Conrad. During his 50-year career, Conrad has covered 11 American presidents and racked up a long list of prestigious journalism awards. Interviews with Conrad, Ed Guthman, Doug Marlette and many others shed light on this remarkable man and his legendary career.


NBC News Presents: Survivor: The Aron Ralston Story  2006  3.2 ★ 82 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
When hiker Aron Ralston found himself trapped in a Utah canyon with an 800-pound boulder crushing his arm, he was forced to make an agonizing choice: to cut his arm free with a dull pocketknife ... or die. In this feature-length documentary that originally aired as a news special on NBC, anchor Tom Brokaw accompanies Ralston on an emotional journey back to the scene of his harrowing ordeal, retracing the events that changed his life.


Independent Lens: Paul Conrad: Drawing Fire  2006  3.2 ★ 60 mins Documentary Rated: NR
Narrated by Tom Brokaw, this program -- part of the Emmy-winning PBS "Independent Lens" series -- explores the life and work of three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Paul Conrad. During his 50-year career, Conrad has covered 11 American presidents and racked up a long list of prestigious journalism awards. Interviews with Conrad, Ed Guthman, Doug Marlette and many others shed light on this remarkable man and his legendary career.


NBC News Presents: Survivor: The Aron Ralston Story  2006  3.2 ★ 82 mins Documentary Rated: NR
When hiker Aron Ralston found himself trapped in a Utah canyon with an 800-pound boulder crushing his arm, he was forced to make an agonizing choice: to cut his arm free with a dull pocketknife ... or die. In this feature-length documentary that originally aired as a news special on NBC, anchor Tom Brokaw accompanies Ralston on an emotional journey back to the scene of his harrowing ordeal, retracing the events that changed his life.


Prisoners Among Us  2005  2.5 ★ 88 mins Documentaries Rated: NR
Exploring Italian ethnicity in America through archival photographs, modern-day interviews and thoughtful analysis, this documentary chronicles the immigration and assimilation of a culture that would ultimately make its mark. Narrated by Tony Lo Bianco and featuring commentary from Tom Brokaw and Mary Ann Esposito, among others, the film nabbed the Best Documentary prize at the New York International Independent Film Festival in 2004.


Tom Brokaw: The Greatest Generation  2005  3.0 ★ 420 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
Award-winning journalist Tom Brokaw hosts this documentary tribute to the United States' "Greatest Generation," the men and women who came of age during the Great Depression and fought in World War II. Split into three installments, the program mirrors the structure of Brokaw's best-selling books &NFi;The Greatest Generation&NFi_; and &NFi;The Greatest Generation Speaks&NFi_; and includes emotional recollections from soldiers, sailors, pilots ...


Journalists Killed in the Line of Duty  2005  3.1 ★ 43 mins Documentaries Rated: NR
Although they're not soldiers, they die in the line of service, defending the ideals of truth and freedom. This documentary chronicles the deaths of seven journalists killed on assignment, covering conflicts around the world.


Tom Brokaw: The Greatest Generation: Disc 1  2005 60 mins Documentary Rated: NR
This disc includes the documentary "The Greatest Generation."


Tom Brokaw: The Greatest Generation: Disc 2  2005 130 mins Documentary Rated: NR
This disc includes the documentary "The Greatest Generation Speaks."


Tom Brokaw: The Greatest Generation: Disc 3  2005 230 mins Documentary Rated: NR
This disc includes the documentary "The Greatest Generation - Memories of World War II."


Tom Brokaw: The Greatest Generation: Disc 1  2005 60 mins Documentary Rated: NR
This disc includes the documentary "The Greatest Generation."


Tom Brokaw: The Greatest Generation: Disc 2  2005 130 mins Documentary Rated: NR
This disc includes the documentary "The Greatest Generation Speaks."


Tom Brokaw: The Greatest Generation: Disc 3  2005 230 mins Documentary Rated: NR
This disc includes the documentary "The Greatest Generation - Memories of World War II."


Journalists Killed in the Line of Duty  2005  3.1 ★ 43 mins Documentary Rated: NR
Although they're not soldiers, they die in the line of service, defending the ideals of truth and freedom. This documentary chronicles the deaths of seven journalists killed on assignment, covering conflicts around the world.


Vertical Frontier  2002  3.5 ★ 90 mins Documentaries Rated: NR
Just who are the daredevils who devote their lives to climbing the legendary walls of Yosemite? This fascinating documentary produced through the Sierra Club and narrated by Tom Brokaw aims to answer that question, profiling noteworthy climbers David Brower, Royal Robbins, Yvon Chouinard, Jim Bridwell, Lynn Hill and more. Breathtaking footage shows off a national treasure as it was meant to be seen: up close and personal.


Price for Peace  2002  3.0 ★ 89 mins Documentary Rated: NR
Produced by Steven Spielberg with the help of renowned historian Stephen Ambrose, this absorbing documentary examines World War II as it begins in Pearl Harbor in 1941 and marches through Asia, finally ending with the American attack on Japan in 1945. Features interviews with Japanese and American soldiers in action during that horrifying segment of history, and also examines how Japanese-Americans were treated in the United States.


Vertical Frontier  2002  3.5 ★ 90 mins Documentary Rated: NR
Just who are the daredevils who devote their lives to climbing the legendary walls of Yosemite? This fascinating documentary produced through the Sierra Club and narrated by Tom Brokaw aims to answer that question, profiling noteworthy climbers David Brower, Royal Robbins, Yvon Chouinard, Jim Bridwell, Lynn Hill and more. Breathtaking footage shows off a national treasure as it was meant to be seen: up close and personal.


National Geographic: Pearl Harbor: Legacy of Attack  2001  4.0 ★ Documentary
Robert Ballard dives deep into the waters of historic Pearl Harbor to find the remains of a Japanese sub and examine the wreckage of the USS Arizona.


On Common Ground: A World War II Reunion  2001  3.4 ★ 88 mins Documentary Rated: NR
Combat in the Huertgen Forest ranked among the most devastating of World War II, with American and German forces suffering casualties upwards of 60,000 troops. More than a half-century later, soldiers from both sides assemble at the site for an emotional reunion. The intense feelings they experienced as young men are never far from the surface. Tom Brokaw, Walter Cronkite and John Kenneth Galbraith provide commentary.


On Common Ground: A World War II Reunion  2001  3.5 ★ 88 mins Documentaries Rated: NR
Combat in the Huertgen Forest ranked among the most devastating of World War II, with American and German forces suffering casualties upwards of 60,000 troops. More than a half-century later, soldiers from both sides assemble at the site for an emotional reunion. The intense feelings they experienced as young men are never far from the surface. Tom Brokaw, Walter Cronkite and John Kenneth Galbraith provide commentary.


National Geographic: Pearl Harbor: Legacy of Attack  2001  3.9 ★ Documentaries
This feature-length documentary delves into the unresolved mysteries surrounding the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor as oceanographer Robert Ballard dives deep into the waters of the harbor to find the remains of a Japanese sub.


Dwight D. Eisenhower: Commander-in-Chief  1998  3.8 ★ 85 mins TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
Dwight D. Eisenhower's extraordinary military and political career comes into sharp focus with this authoritative profile. Recordings of Eisenhower and insightful interviews help tell the story of the complex man and his journey to the White House.

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