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Last stand of the great bear

National Geographic joins experts on a 250-mile adventure through unspoiled territory that conservationists call the Great Bear Rain Forest.

Jazz. Episode 8, Risk

Despite the escalation of the Cold War and the growing threat of nuclear annihilation, America achieves a level of growth and prosperity unimaginable just a few years earlier. The nation's musical tastes are changing too...

The violence paradox

Violence is all over the news. But some say this is the most peaceful time in history. Journey through time and the human mind to investigate whether violence has declined and witness how people are working to stop viole...

Volcano

Something unspeakably chilling is heating up The City of Angels. Beneath the famed La Brea Tar Pits, a raging volcano has formed, raining a storm of deadly fire bombs and an endless tide of white-hot lava upon the stunne...

Jazz. Episode 3, Our language

As the stock market soars to record heights, jazz is playing in dance halls and speakeasies everywhere. The music now places more emphasis on the innovations of supremely gifted individuals; for the first time, improvisi...

Delta farce

Down on his luck after losing his job and his girlfriend on the same day, Larry decides to join his neighbor, Bill and his combat-happy buddy, Everett for a relaxing weekend of drinking and target practice. But when the ...

Jazz. Episode 1, Gumbo

Jazz is born in New Orleans at the turn of the century emerging from several forms of music including ragtime, marching bands, work songs, spirituals, creole music, funeral parade music and above all, the blues. Musician...

Mark Twain

Recounts Mark Twain's life told primarily through his own words. Includes interviews with Hal Holbrook, Arthur Miller, William Styron and many others.

Jazz. Episode 4, The true welcome

As the episode begins, America finds itself mired in the Great Depression, the worst crisis since the Civil War. With the economy in tatters, jazz is called upon to lift the spirits of a frightened country.

Jazz. Episode 9, The adventure

Post-war prosperity continues but beneath its placid surface there is a growing demand for civil rights. Meanwhile, three adventurous saxophone masters make their debuts-- Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman...

Jackie Robinson

Tells of the story of Jack Roosevelt Robinson, a sharecropper's son who elevated an entire race and country when he broke Major League Baseball's color barrier in 1947. The film illuminates Robinson's place as a leader a...

Sci-fi collector's set The black hole ; The last sentinel ; Supernova ; Final days of Planet Earth.

The black hole: Following a scientific mishap, mankind is faced with total annihilation as a threatening black hole appears over St. Louis. Now, time is running out to obliterate the black hole and the electricity feedi...

Jazz. Episode 5, Swing, pure pleasure

In the mid 1930s, as the Great Depression stubbornly refuses to lift, jazz comes as close as it ever came to being America's popular music. It has a new name-- Swing-- and for the first time musicians become matinee idol...

Jazz. Episode 6, Swing, the velocity of celebration

In the late 1930s, swing is still the national craze that keeps on growing despite the Depression, although commerce sometimes leads to compromise and the individual expression at the heart of jazz is too often kept unde...

Jazz. Episode 7, Dedicated to chaos

When America enters World War II in 1941, jazz music goes to war too. Swing becomes a symbol of democracy at home and bandleaders like Glenn Miller and Artie Shaw enlist and take their music to the men and women of the a...

Jazz. Episode 10, A masterpiece by midnight

By the early 1960s, jazz is in trouble. Young people now overwhelmingly prefer rock 'n roll-- though Louis Armstrong manages to outsell the Beatles with "Hello Dolly" and Stan Getz helps boost a craze for Bossa Nova. The...

American dresser

When a recent widower is consumed with regret, he embarks in a cross country motorcycle ride looking for absolution and to confront the mistakes of his past and unexpectedly discovers that life is about moving forward, o...

The Bible : the epic miniseries.

Breathtaking in scope and scale, The Bible features powerful performances, exotic locales and dazzling visual effects that breathe spectacular life into the dramatic tales of faith and courage from Genesis through Revela...

Tales from the hood. 2

Horror is back in the hood! The sequel to the groundbreaking original film. Mr. Simms tells bloodcurdling stories about lust, greed, pride and politics through tales with demonic dolls, possessed psychics, vengeful vixen...

Baseball

The complete Emmy Award-winning story of America's national pastime from master storyteller Ken Burns is now fully restored in high definition! Baseball spans the quest for racial justice, the clash of labor and manageme...

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