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The Day of the Dolphin
Jake Terrell (George C. Scott), a biologist who devotes his life to dolphin research, has concentrated his efforts for four years on Alpha, an animal born and brought up in the center, and for whom he feels an almost fatherly…
Frank Lloyd Wright: Part I
Part of the Series: Ken Burns' American Lives
PBS
Frank Lloyd Wright tells the story of the greatest of all American architects. Wright was an authentic American genius, a man who believed he was destined to redesign the world, creating everything anew. Over the course of his long career,…
The Reluctant Revolutionaries
Part of the Series: Liberty!
PBS
Through interviews with historians and dramatic reenactments of eyewitness accounts, this documentary series chronicles the pivotal events that took place between 1763 and 1789 as the United States came into being. In 1763, America's capital city is London, Benjamin Franklin…
Frank Lloyd Wright: Part II
Part of the Series: Ken Burns' American Lives
PBS
Frank Lloyd Wright tells the story of the greatest of all American architects. Wright was an authentic American genius, a man who believed he was destined to redesign the world, creating everything anew. Over the course of his long career,…
Blows Must Decide
Part of the Series: Liberty!
PBS
In the second episode, most Americans cannot imagine a complete break from Britain, even after shots are fired at Lexington. Powerful words push matters "over the edge" in 1776. A pamphlet, "Common Sense," and the Declaration of Independence argue that…
The Times That Try Men's Souls
Part of the Series: Liberty!
PBS
Days after the Declaration is signed, the British drop anchor in New York Harbor, sending the untrained American army packing. Washington's volunteer troops are driven the length of New Jersey. With just days of enlistment left for many recruits, a…
The World Turned Upside Down
Part of the Series: Liberty!
PBS
The British hope to exploit the contradictions posed in the South by slavery and also to enlist the support of southerners loyal to the crown. After a series of brutal engagements, however, it is apparent they have not won "the…
Are We to be a Nation
Part of the Series: Liberty!
PBS
Peace -- and a burst of creativity -- comes to the United States. A distinctly American culture is about to be born. But governing the world's newest republic is not easy. Congress is ineffectual. Individual states act like sovereign nations.…
Oh Fatal Ambition!
Part of the Series: Liberty!
PBS
The "united" states need funds and military support. Benjamin Franklin goes to France in hopes of creating an alliance that will provide both. He charms the French, but fails to loosen their purse strings. Meanwhile, John Burgoyne's British army marches…
Liberty! - The American Revolution
PBS
LIBERTY! The American Revolution is a dramatic documentary about the birth of the American Republic and the struggle of a loosely connected group of states to become a nation. The George Foster Peabody award-winning series brings the people, events and…
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Ken Burns' American Lives - Frank Lloyd Wright
PBS
Frank Lloyd Wright tells the story of the greatest of all American architects. Wright was an authentic American genius, a man who believed he was destined to redesign the world by creating everything anew. Over the course of his long…
2 videos