The Man Who Saved the World tells the gripping true story of Stanislav Petrov - a man who single-handedly averted a fullscale nuclear world war, but now struggles to get his life back on track... before it is too late.
When the most powerful lobbyist in Florida discovers that the nanny has sexually abused his daughter, he harnesses his extraordinary political power to pass the toughest sex offender laws in the nation. UNTOUCHABLE chronicles his crusade, and its impact on the lives of several of the 800,000 people forced to live under the kinds of laws he has championed.
The Hornet's Nest is a groundbreaking and immersive feature film, using unprecedented real footage to tell the story of an elite group of U. S. troops sent on a dangerous mission deep inside one of Afghanistan's most hostile valleys. What was planned as a single day strike turned into nine intense days of combat against an invisible, hostile enemy in terrain where troops had never dared go before.
In this film we pay tribute to one of the most gripping rags to riches stories ever told. Whitney Elizabeth Houston first showed the vocal range and star quality that would soon make her a legend in music.
Whitney Houston was one of the greatest singers of all time and holds a spot in the Guinness World Records for the most awarded female artist of all time! This documentary brings you the life & times of the legend, up to her untimely death in 2012.
Hosted by horror veteran, Christopher Lee, A Century of Science Fiction chronicles the best of sci-fi and fantasy films over a course of 100 years. This program traces the roots of sci-fi movies from its earliest forms in films like A Trip to the Moon to mega hits such as Independence Day, The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Terminator, The Island of Dr. Moreau, and many more.
In 1881, John Henry 'Doc' Holliday rose to infamy at the famous gunfight at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona. In this documentary, we trace Holliday's roots from his life during the Civil War and Reconstruction Georgia, to dental school in Philadelphia, and onwards to the Wild West. Join us as we go in search of the real "Doc" Holliday.
Narrated by Morgan Freeman, this film reveals new evidence how JFK embarked on secret back channel peace efforts with Nikita Khrushchev & Fidel Castro, determined to get out of Vietnam despite intense opposition inside his own government.
An investigative documentary that examines the systemic abuse of elderly people in Las Vegas, Nevada exposing a cautionary tale where some of our society's most vulnerable citizens are robbed of their life savings and freedom.
Narrated by Academy Award Winner Kevin Costner, and directed by Emmy Award winner Ric Burns, the film explores the little known, yet crucial history of the extraordinary contributions of one Native American people-the Oneidas-who during the darkest hours of the Revolutionary War became the only member of the Six Nation Iroquois Confederacy to side with rebelling colonists.
Ride alongside the U.S. Coast Guard on actual rescues, immigration patrols and drug smuggler countermeasures battling the merciless forces of nature and never ending surge of lawless drug and human traffickers.
Water Life captures extraordinary locations and intimate animal behavior never before seen on film. Two years in the making, this groundbreaking series takes viewers on an unprecedented visual journey to aquatic ecosystems on five continents to reveal how water shapes and sculpts the landscape and provides food and refuge for an astonishing array of species.
Five of the most credible theories surrounding the murder of President John F. Kennedy on that fateful day in Dallas. Examine the evidence of one of the most famous murder case in American History. This program will allow you to review the possibilities of suspects responsible for the murder of one of America's greatest leaders.
Due to their glamorization in fiction, people are often unaware about the dark reality of Bonnie & Clyde. Far from being a loved up couple, they were in fact cold-blooded murderers who stopped at nothing to evade the law and pursued the finer things in life that they believed they deserved.
Road trips have beginnings and ends, but it is what is in between that counts. This collection takes you down the American roads less traveled to discover the pulse of the Heartland, the scenic splendor of the country's most treasured national parks, the people and communities created far from major cities, and the distinctive charm that is uniquely American.
Experience Yosemite's incredible wonders with breathtaking cinematography, including such icons as the granite monoliths El Capitan and Half Dome, and the spectacular Bridal Veil and Yosemite Falls. Learn about Yosemite's fascinating history as the first land set aside for preservation that inspired John Muir and photographer Ansel Adams and discover why Yosemite is one of America's Crown Jewels.
"Black, White & Us" explores racism in America through the lives of four white families who adopt African American children and must overcome their own inherent biases to become advocates. Is there a way to fix our country's racial divide? These transracial adoptive families just might provide the answer.