The Men Who Killed Kennedy is a nine-part United Kingdom ITV video documentary series by Nigel Turner about the John F. Kennedy assassination.
Documents both the influences of alternative belief systems on the Nazi ideology and Hitler's personal philosophy, and the history and development of the ideas and symbols that would be used along with eugenicist racial politics to perpetrate the murder and oppression of millions during World War II.
This documentary series shows stories of how the real West was created and separates fact from fiction.
This television documentary in four episodes features interviews, archival footage, and scenery to trace the history of railroads from Victorian England to high-tech Japan.
This collection of documentaries produced by A&E presents a broad overview of organized crime in America, beginning with immigrants who formed gangs soon after arriving in the late 19th century. The focus is on Italian-American gangsters, though there are mentions of Irish and Jewish gangs, which at various times cooperated with or competed against the Mafia, and one program in the collection presents skeins of conjecture while seeking to document links between the Mob and the Kennedy political dynasty. The documentaries use vintage newsreel footage as well as clips of Hollywood versions of gang life to illustrate the narration.
A series that exposes the secrets of the ancient world.
A documentary series about natural disasters and their effect on humans.
From ancient ships to modern carriers, THE GREAT SHIPS lets you step on board to explore the design, construction, technology and armaments of history's great vessels of war and peace.
Beyond the Wild Blue is the most accurate rendition of the history of the United States Air Force that has ever been seen on the television or video. By a brilliant combination of archival film research and intensely personal interviews with many of the most important figures in the history of the Air Force, John Honey and Walter Boyne have produced a vivid and fast moving portrait of service which went from the ruins of World War II demobilization to become the principal weapon of the world's only Superpower.
Ancient Egypt's history stretches back thousands of years to the dawn of recorded time. This series traces this immense and rich history from the earliest dynasties, to the builders of the pyramids all the way through to Egypt's conquest by Alexander the Great. Come and explore the greatest civilization of all time.
History's Mysteries was an American documentary television series on the History Channel.
Tales of the Gun was a television series that broadcast on the History Channel for one season in 1998. It featured the history of firearms.
The usual episode format included interviews of historians and people who used the featured weapon, explanations of how the weapons were made, and demonstrations on a shooting range. The series narrator for the American version was Thom Pinto, a veteran voice actor.
Secrets are divulged and stories of espionage, conspiracy, murder, sabotage and greed are uncovered.
History Bites was a television series on the History Television network that ran from 1998-2003. Created by Rick Green, History Bites explored what would be on television if the medium had been around for the last 5,000 years of human history. Typically, a significant historical event was chosen and mock news, sports and entertainment programming was created around it. Each episode included several segments of Green offering historical background of the episode's chosen era and otherwise showed frequent shifts from one comedy sketch to another representing a channel-surfing viewer who never watched any one sketch for more than a few minutes at a time.
Reruns of History Bites are currently being shown on History Television and The Comedy Network.
Haunted History is a 1998 UFA/Cafe Productions series exploring the supernatural. Executive Producer Ed Babbage for Cafe. The American version of the show also debuted in 1998 with the same premise of exploring the world to investigate the "haunted history" of reportedly haunted locations.
Save Our History is a program sponsored by The History Channel. It is a national history education and preservation program that raises awareness and support for preserving local and national heritage. It is partnered with Preserve America, a White House initiative created by Laura Bush on March 3, 2003, to encourage the preservation of the United States's cultural heritage. The show is hosted by Edward Herrmann.
In 2006, Save Our History added the Teacher and Student of the Year Awards. The award is given to teachers and students who help preserve historical sites in their communities. One of the sites included the first Union Army camp for African Americans in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania during the American Civil War. The other sites were the Mars Train Station in Mars, Pennsylvania and the Strand Theater in Zelienople, Pennsylvania.
The History of Sex is a 1999 five part documentary series by Jim Milio, Kelly McPherson, and Melissa Jo Peltier; and narrated by Peter Coyote. It was first aired on The History Channel. It features interviews of Hugh Hefner, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Helen Gurley Brown, and more.