Last updated January 19, 2021
This documentary masterpiece from Ken Burns depicts the strategies and action of famous Civil War battles, and relates the stories of generals, field soldiers, politicians, heroes and a beleaguered president. The Emmy-winning miniseries begins by looking at the factors that led to the firing on Fort Sumter, and covers specific notable battles, climaxing with Gen. Robert E. Lee's surrender and Pres. Abraham Lincoln's assassination.
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After alcoholism depletes his enthusiasm for writing, celebrated author Monte Wildhorn finds his creative passion renewed when he moves to quaint Belle Isle and gets to know his next door neighbors -- a single mother and her three daughters.
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Director Cliff Bestall calls on actor Morgan Freeman (who earned an Oscar nod for his portrayal of iconic leader Nelson Mandela in Invictus) to narrate this documentary chronicling the South African rugby team's historic win of the 1995 World Cup.
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Featuring behind-the-scenes footage and unprecedented access to its hallowed halls, this program from National Geographic takes viewers on an in-depth tour of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue -- the White House. Interviews with presidents and first ladies offer a revealing look at what goes into running that famous household, and White House employees give viewers a taste of the preparations involved in hosting a state dinner.
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When new prison warden Henry Brubaker (Robert Redford) goes undercover in a state penitentiary, he's horrified by what he sees: Prisoners are being sold as slaves, and decent food can't be obtained without cold, hard cash. Brubaker sets out to improve the system, but the more he reforms, the more enemies he makes among the townspeople who've benefited from the corruption. Soon, he's in a heap of trouble -- and no one seems willing to help him.
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When a girl is kidnapped from a prestigious prep school, homicide detective Alex Cross takes the case, teaming up with young security agent Jezzie Flannigan in hopes of finding the girl and stopping the brutal psychopath before it's too late.
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Dr. Bernard Abrams (Jerry Lewis) is a content husband to Shirley (Patty Duke), a loving father to 6-year-old Felice (Jaclyn Bernstein) and a prosperous optometrist. His world crumbles, however, when Felice develops a rare form of epilepsy that is almost impossible to treat. Bernard learns of a British drug that's effective but hasn't been approved in the U.S. yet, and he resolves to help Felice even if it means breaking the law.
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Why are three missing Russian nuclear scientists holed up in the Ukraine, communicating with neo-Nazis? CIA agent Jack Ryan (Ben Affleck) digs up more information than the U.S. government is willing to accept. As bombs kill thousands in Chechnya and the U.S., Ryan races against time to prevent all-out nuclear war. Based on the novel by Tom Clancy, this high-intensity technothriller co-stars Morgan Freeman.
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This moving documentary series chronicles the sacrificial courage of African-American men and woman who have served our country in time of war, from the Revolution to Iraq, to help secure freedom for all American citizens.
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This miniseries uses letters, diaries, speeches, historical text and military records to document and acknowledge the sacrifices and accomplishments of African-American servicemen and women since the earliest days of the republic.
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