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Summary: These programs detail many facets of the world's greatest civilizations, including in-depth information about the most brutal and feared leaders of the ancient world. The rise of ancient Rome is followed from the first Roman-Barbarian War to the decline of the Empire. Mind-boggling construction feats and gravity-defying masterpieces of the ancient Egyptians and Greeks are explored in detail....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2010

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Summary: The legend of King Arthur is one of the most evocative stories in British mythology. We think of the romantic King, with his beautiful wife Guinivere by his side and the trusty sword Excalibur in his hand. The truth, we discover, is very different. The story was written in the medieval period but it was set hundreds of years earlier, in the Dark Ages.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ART

Summary: "What happened at Dunkirk in May 1940 must rank as one of the greatest maritime evacuations in history. A third of a million British soldiers were facing annihilation but just days later the majority had been rescued and Churchill had delivered his most famous speech. Vowing never to surrender. This gripping drama/documentary from the BBC offices a unique perspective and a true understanding of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DUN RATED NOT RATED

Summary: A film that seamlessly blends mission audio from Apollo 11's historic journey featuring conversations among Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins with new footage, NASA archive, and stunning CGI to recreate the first moon landing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Told in the words of Gertrude Bell, an English explorer, spy, archaeologist, and diplomat, recounts the events of her life that shaped the modern Middle East after World War I.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Broadcasting Service 2019

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LET

Summary: Vikings: the real warriors. "Discover exciting new insights as historian Neil Oliver digs for clues. You'll travel to archaeological sites in Norway, Sweden and Denmark, where Norsemen launch expeditions and raids. Watch in amazement as the warriors settle Britain, Iceland and Greenland and transform themselves from illiterate pagans into Christian farmers, statesmen and kings--all in less than...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV VIK

Brolin, Josh

Summary: Presents the rise of civilization, featuring key historical events presented through live-action re-enactments and computer-generated animation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Television Networks 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 909 MAN

Summary: Queen Elizabeth's realm is divided, politically unstable and dangerous. We see her troubled reign through the eyes of her spymasters, Willian and Robert Cecil, a father and son team in charge of counter terrorism and the protection of the fragile life of the one woman on whom everything depends. Looks at the entrapment and execution of Mary, Queen of Scots, the capture and escape of Catholic...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV QUE

Summary: Danger, disillusionment, and betrayal reach an all-time high in the suspense-laced fifth season of The Americans. KGB agents Philip and Elizabeth Jennings' unwavering dedication to their work comes at even more of a personal cost than before. And as Paige is drawn deeper into the reality of her parents' secret job, she realizes she will never have a normal life. Meanwhile, as Cold War tensions...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV AME

Summary: Go nuts and bolts into eight adventures with Rusty's hilarious robotic helpers! Whether they're getting souped up with rockets to solve a mystery or geared up as police officers to save the day, Botasaur and the Bits put the fun into the mix!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: The continuing story of Dr. Lucien Blake as he practices medicine and investigates murder in 1950s rural Australia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide Ltd. 2017

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOC

Summary: Destruction was not his design. After a long and disastrous personal quest, it's a slow, painful rebirth for Leonardo Da Vinci as he comes to the realization that his greatest enemy is himself. After travelling from Florence to South America and back in his relentless search for the fabled Book of Leaves, Florence is in ruins and dear friends have recently been buried. Da Vinci now must rebuild...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2016

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Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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5 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Summary: Same Genius. New World. Florence is thrown into chaos in the wake of the Pazzi conspiracy and Leonardo da Vinci must push the limits of his mind and body to defend the city against the forces of Rome. When the dust settles, friends are buried and rivalries are enflamed. While the Medicis go to unthinkable lengths to deal with new threats, da Vinci continues on his quest to find the fabled Book...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2015

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Summary: In Season 8 of this delightful detective show, joy and heartbreak await Detective William Murdoch and his friends in turn-of-the-century Toronto. After his brutal beating by the dockyard gang, Inspector Brackenreid's future remains uncertain. Constable Crabtree faces life-altering changes, including a new romance, while Dr. Emily Grace and Dr. Julia Ogden join the women's suffrage movement. And...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MUR

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Summary: 1794: War and the revolution in France hang over Britain. In Cornwall, George Warleggan grows his empire with a view to crush the Poldarks while Ross and Demelza attempt to repair their relationship. Ross must ask himself how long he can allow George's ascent to continue unchecked. Facing battles both at home and abroad, will Ross answer the call and risk losing everything he holds dear?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV POL

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Poldark 2017

Summary: Relives the grand hopes, dreams, loves, and adventures of generations of residents in Centennial, Colorado-- from their risky attempts to establish a settlement in 1795 through the politics and power plays of the 20th century. Begins with French and Scottish trappers interacting with Native Americans and follows the increasing conflicts as more permanent settlers arrive. Shows how the town of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal City Studios, Inc. 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD

Summary: A merry Murdoch Christmas: At a charity gala, Murdoch and his wife, Dr. Julia Ogden find the host dead from a broken neck. Inspector Brackenreid suspects the culprit is the legendary Christmas creature Krampus.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MUR

Summary: The dark thriller begins a year after the disappearance of Cam, the son of Gabe Caleigh and his wife Eve. As the couple and their two daughters attempt to start anew, they head to Crickley Hall; a seemingly perfect countryside house. But when cellar doors start to open on their own, phantom children's cries are heard through the night and a frenzied cane-wielding specter rears its horrifying...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SEC

Summary: The minds behind history's most iconic toy franchises discuss the rise -- and sometimes fall -- of their billion-dollar creations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV TOY

Summary: In a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, the series is based on the famed explorer's adventures in Kublai Khan's court in thirteenth century China.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MAR

Summary: Kickstart Season Two with Lincoln and Clyde on an epic sled-rescue-mission!Then catch up with Lola and Lana as they try out for the Bluebell Scouts, Lori and Leni as they fight over the same dress, and Lincoln and Clyde as they make the most of their spring break. Chaos continues when Lucy gets a makeover, a love letter arrives at the house, and the family schemes for some pizza! And for the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV LOU

Summary: Paladin knows countless languages, is a master of the fighting arts, and one of the fastest guns in the West. He appreciates fine food, beautiful women, and the refined lifestyle of San Francisco's Carlton Hotel. But, at a moment's notice, this legendary gunslinger will hit the trail, daring to do what few men would, or could.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS Broadcasting 2010

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HAV

Summary: Paladin is the man in black, six-gun on his hip, willing to face any kind of trouble for a price. From the sun-baked corners of the desolate desert to the hardscrabble homesteads of desperate squatters, Paladin always gets the job done. Included are nineteen episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS Paramount Network Television 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HAV