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Summary: On the 400th anniversary of Jamestown, science is revealing the truth behind the myth, a saga of adventure, greed, and savagery. Archaeologists have discovered the site of Chief Powhatan's capital, the spot where John Smith met him and his daughter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH 2007

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Summary: On May 6, 1937, the Hindenburg, the world's largest airship, ignited in a giant fireball as it prepared to land at Lakehurst, New Jersey - a disaster immortalized by searing newsreel footage and Herbert Morrison's unforgettable 'Oh, the humanity!' commentary. The chain of events that ignited Hindenburg's hydrogen remains one of the biggest mysteries in aviation history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: Reporting from the frontiers of science, follow researchers on the winding paths of uncertainty and the unknown. From the mysteries of astrophysics to the technologies that could rival or surpass the abilities of the human mind, the series reveals how far humans have come, how they've managed to get here, and the remarkable scientists who are transforming the world and the future.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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Summary: Some five centuries ago, a major revolution overturned traditional ship designs. In just a few years, ships were transformed from small coastal-bound transports into massive ocean-going vessels capable of long-distance exploration. These designs were crucial to launching Europe's age of imperial expansion and colonial exploitation, toppling the indigenous civilizations of the New World and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: The Bomb tells the story of the most powerful and destructive device ever invented. Learn how humans harnessed this incredible power and what challenges we have faced living with it since 1945. With newly restored footage of nuclear weaponry, some of which has only recently been declassified, go behind the scenes of the first atomic bomb, revealing how it was developed and how it changed the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2015

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Summary: Fifty years after World War II, a team of divers discovered an unidentified German U-boat off the New Jersey coast. What boat was it? And what secret mission had brought it there? This video also traces the history of submarines and undersea warfare from the American Revolution through World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2004

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

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