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Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl

2012 | NR | 4.2 out of 5 Stars

This TV miniseries chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains -- followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s -- nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation.
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Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl

2012 | NR | 4.2 out of 5 Stars

This TV miniseries chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains -- followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s -- nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation.
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Ken Burns: The National Parks: America's Best Idea

2009 | NR | 4.1 out of 5 Stars

Trace the history of American national parks with director Ken Burns's rousing documentary, which recounts how remarkable heroes fought to preserve nature for all people and offers striking views from Yosemite, Yellowstone and other stunning locales. Narrated by Peter Coyote, this Emmy-nominated program also features the voices of talented actors like Tom Hanks, Andy Garcia, John Lithgow, George Takei and Sam Waterston.
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Ken Burns: Prohibition

2011 | NR | 4.1 out of 5 Stars

Ken Burns's fascinating multipart documentary examines the history of alcohol in America, including the events leading up to the passage of the 18th Amendment, the social and legal effects of prohibiting alcohol, and the repeal of Prohibition.
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Ken Burns: The National Parks: America's Best Idea

2009 | NR | 4.1 out of 5 Stars

The award-winning documentarian turns his insight and cameras to the history and breathtaking splendor of America's national parks. The words of early naturalists and modern advocates accompany panoramas of Yosemite, Glacier, Redwood and other parks.
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Ken Burns: Prohibition

2011 | NR | 4.1 out of 5 Stars

Ken Burns's fascinating multipart documentary examines the history of alcohol in America, including the events leading up to the passage of the 18th Amendment, the social and legal effects of prohibiting alcohol, and the repeal of Prohibition.
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Ken Burns: The West

1996 | NR | 4.0 out of 5 Stars

Historian and Oscar nominee Ken Burns and his talented team mine vintage photographs, music, maps, letters, newspapers and more to bring to life the struggles and challenges Americans faced in the 19th century as they embarked on westward expansion.
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Ken Burns: The West

1996 | NR | 4.0 out of 5 Stars

Historian and Oscar nominee Ken Burns and his talented team mine vintage photographs, music, maps, letters, newspapers and more to bring to life the struggles and challenges Americans faced in the 19th century as they embarked on westward expansion.
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National Geographic: The Battle for Midway

1999 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

It was here in 1942 where the U.S. and Japan fought one of the greatest naval battles of World War II that changed the course of history. Hear the stories of four remarkable men and how each survived the war despite incredible odds.
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National Geographic: Guns, Germs and Steel

2005 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

After journeying to the four corners of the world to unearth the causes of inequality, professor Jared Diamond came up with a straightforward explanation: People's fortunes hinge on their geography and their contact with guns, germs and steel.
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National Geographic: Guns, Germs and Steel

2005 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

After journeying to the four corners of the world to unearth the causes of inequality, Prof. Jared Diamond came up with a straightforward explanation: People's fortunes hinge on their geography and their contact with guns, germs and steel. Interlacing science, anthropology and historical reenactments, this insightful documentary based on Diamond's best-selling book brings to life his intriguing hypothesis.
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With One Voice

2009 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

Featuring mystics from many of the great spiritual traditions around the world, this illuminating documentary explores the unity of humanity, reveals our essential oneness and spreads the single message that binds all faiths together.
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Out of the Blue

2002 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Actor Peter Coyote narrates as producer James Fox and his team travel the globe, interviewing eyewitnesses and high-ranking military and government personnel about their UFO knowledge and experiences.
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Buffalo Girls

1995 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Anjelica Huston stars as colorful cowgirl Calamity Jane in this made-for-TV biopic that follows her through the waning days of the Wild West -- from her stint as a mule skinner for Gen. George Armstrong Custer to her fling with Wild Bill Hickok.
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National Geographic: The Gospel of Judas

2005 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Narrated by actor Peter Coyote, this provocative National Geographic program chronicles the discovery of ancient writings that offer a drastically different view of the disciple who betrayed Jesus Christ for 30 pieces of silver. With exclusive access to the documents collectively known as the Gospel of Judas, the show explores the possibility that one of the Bible's most notorious villains -- Judas Iscariot -- was instead a heroic figure.
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Buffalo Girls

1995 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Anjelica Huston stars as colorful cowgirl Calamity Jane in this made-for-TV biopic that follows her through the waning days of the Wild West -- from her stint as a mule skinner for Gen. George Armstrong Custer to her fling with Wild Bill Hickok.
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National Geographic: Moment of Death

2008 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

This National Geographic documentary explores the physical and psychological changes experienced by the human body in the moments before and after death. When does a person really die, and what happens at that precise second when life ends? While the subject both frightens and fascinates, understanding both the science of death and the ways in which our bodies hold it off are key to understanding the complete cycle of human life.
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National Geographic: Solitary Confinement

2010 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

This controversial National Geographic program explores the potentially devastating psychological effects of isolation, paying particular attention to the thousands of Americans who spend, sometimes, years on end imprisoned in solitary confinement. While correctional officers claim the practice effectively controls unruly prisoners, others say being alone in a small space without any outside contact is tantamount to torture.
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Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death and Technology

2011 | NR | 3.5 out of 5 Stars

Director Tiffany Shlain takes audiences on a rollercoaster ride to discover what it means to be "connected" in the 21st century. Shlain examines her own use of technology, and whether or not modern convenience is worth the pitfalls it brings.
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Unforgettable

1996 | NR | 3.5 out of 5 Stars

Accused of killing his wife but freed on a technicality, forensic pathologist David Krane is obsessed with learning the truth. Hoping to see the killer's face, Krane injects himself with a chemical cocktail that makes memory transfer possible.
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Dreaming of Tibet

2003 | NR | 3.5 out of 5 Stars

This earnest documentary profiles the global community of Tibetan exiles and the Dalai Lama's dramatic 1958 march to freedom with his followers. Interviews with exiles in Los Angeles and Nepal illustrate their struggles to preserve Tibetan culture.
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$5 a Day

2008 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

When con man Nat (Christopher Walken) convinces his straitlaced son, Flynn (Alessandro Nivola), to join him on a road trip, the two learn a few things about each other as they drive to New Mexico, attempting to live on no more than $5 a day.
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Written in Blood

2003 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

Detective John Traveller (Peter Coyote) is convicted of the murder of his wife and her lover. But Traveller's partner, Matt Ransom, isn't buying the verdict. Doing some sleuthing on his own, Ransom discovers a number of possible suspects, only to have them fall prey, one by one, to a serial killer. As Traveller ably assists in the investigation from his prison cell, it slowly dawns on Ransom that a conspiracy might be at the root of it all.
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Route 9

1998 | NR | 3.3 out of 5 Stars

After two deputies arrive at a crime scene along deserted Route 9, they find seven dead bodies and a suitcase stuffed with $1.5 million. With no survivors and no apparent witnesses, the lawmen hatch a seemingly foolproof plan to split the loot.
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The Gundown

2010 | NR | 3.3 out of 5 Stars

In the dangerous frontier town of Dead River, saloon proprietor Thomas Morgan solicits help from mercenary Cole Brandt. When Brandt falls for a prostitute at the local brothel, he brings on the wrath of the town's most feared outlaw.
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