History


New! Benito Mussolini 54 min.

This episode of The Dictator's Playbookfocuses on Italy's Benito Mussolini. Meet the man who created fascism, an ideology that would plunge all of Europe into darkness.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Francisco Franco 54 min.

This episode of The Dictator's Playbook examines the life and crimes of Spain's Francisco Franco. Learn how he won the Spanish Civil War and became the dictator of Spain.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Idi Amin 54 min.

This episode of The Dictator's Playbookexplores how Idi Amin used military force to seize power and build his 1970s dictatorship in Uganda.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! From Caves to Cosmos 54 min.

From Caves to Cosmos traces ancient knowledge and cutting-edge science to uncover the roots of Native America.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Nature to Nations 54 min.

Nature to Nations reveals how shared beliefs give rise to governments from dictatorships to America’s first democracy.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! The Auctioneers: Kristallnacht 1938 52 min.

The systematic antisemitism of the Nazis peaked with the pogs of 1938-39, the outcome of which was incomparable violence and despotism towards Jewish citizens. The events that culminated into the "Reichspogromnacht" also led to a massive wave of expropriation. The mind cannot begin to process the vast amount of monetary and material goods taken from the Jews on Kristallnacht and years to follow. B...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! The Legend: The Bessie Coleman Story 108 min.

In 1921, aviation pioneer Bessie Coleman arose from the poverty of the Texas cotton fields to capture the hearts of the black population of America.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! One October: A Nightmare in Las Vegas 95 min.

In 2017, 58 people were murdered and more than 500 others were wounded when a gunman opened fire on the throng of concertgoers at the annual Route 91 Harvest Music Festival. Survivor, journalist, and attorney interviews come together to paint a picture of a community who chose strength in the face of terror—who will forever be #VegasStrong.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Who Put the Klan into Ku Klux Klan? 59 min.

In this surprising documentary, archaeologist and historian Neil Oliver examines the links between racism today in the Deep South and the Scots who first occupied it.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! The Black Panthers Still In Prison After 46 Years, Will They Ever Be Set Free? 11 min.

In 1971, two police officers were shot dead in Harlem. Nineteen-year-old Jalil Muntaqim of the Black Liberation Army was convicted and sent to prison. Nearly half a century later, he's still locked up – and he believes he's a victim of his involvement in the black liberation struggle.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018