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Summary: After Columbus discovered America came the men to make a conquest. From all corners of the world, explorers reached the shores of the New World to reap untold riches, seek new routes to the Far East, and gain the most elusive glory of all--a place in history. A sweeping saga of bravery, cruelty and pure folly, these are the stories of adventurers who stopped at nothing to conquer an unknown...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Television Network 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: From their self-imposed exile in Holland to their perilous crossing of the Atlantic, to their first year in the new world, Desperate Crossing is the definitive story of how the Pilgrims came to live and prosper in an unfamiliar land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2007

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

Summary: Follows the lives of two volunteer nurses on opposing sides of the Civil War - New England abolitionist Mary Phinney and Confederate supporter Emma Green.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD MER NOT RATED

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Mercy 2016

Summary: In the 1970s, disco dominated American pop music. Originating in nightclubs that featured record players instead of live bands, disco was a major stylistic departure from rock, and its rise to the top of the music charts signaled a cultural shift that some found threatening. Disco's roots lay in a gay urban subculture, and the artists who created it were largely African American and Latino. In...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Return to Colonial New England for a fresh look at the infamous events of Puritan Salem.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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