Secrets of the Dead: JFK - One PM Central Standard Time
Fifty years after the tragic shooting of President John F. Kennedy, Secrets of the Dead chronicles minute-by-minute the assassination as it was revealed in the CBS newsroom from the moment the President was shot until Walter Cronkite’s emotional pronouncement of his death, one hour and eight minutes later.
Debt of Honor: Disabled Veterans in American History
Take an unflinching look at the reality of warfare and disability through interviews with prominent disabled veterans, including Representative Tammy Duckworth, former Georgia Senator Max Cleland and former Commander of Fort Belvoir, Gregory Gadson.
Iwo Jima: From Combat to Comrades
An unforgettable journey back to the site of one of the fiercest battles of WWII, Iwo Jima: From Combat to Comrades is the powerful and moving story of American and Japanese servicemen who came together 70 years later for a historic reunion. This battlefield is the only former combat zone where men who once were enemies return as friends.
The Road to Andersonville
During the Civil War, a regiment of sharpshooters were being recruited to fight for the Union. Since Michigan's Native Americans were known as skilled hunters, it was decided to recruit from among those tribes. The film documents the story of Michigan's Native Americans in the Civil War who served in Company K of the 1st Michigan Sharpshooters.
The Thick Dark Fog
Sixty years ago, Walter Littlemoon attended a federal Indian boarding school where the children were not allowed to be Indians – to speak their language or express their culture or native identity at the risk of being abused. What effects did these actions cause? To deal with the memories, Walter decided to write and publish his memoirs.
For 50+ years, archaeologist Douglas Anderson studied Northwest Alaska's Iñupiaq Natives. When an excavation is shut down due to the discovery of human remains, he must rely on relationships he has built. Will the Iñupiaq allow the dig to proceed as the continuation of Anderson working with them to examine their cultural history?
Black Gold Boom
Some Native American tribes have banned fracking on tribal lands. With vast deposits of oil underneath its borders, Three Affiliated Tribes is at a crossroads. Should the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation in western North Dakota drill for black gold or outlaw oil exploration on its land?
Buried History: Avalon
Buried History's Mark Walberg visits Catalina Island, off the Southern California coast, and the city of Avalon. There, he uncovers important residents and families of the past, the history of development of the island into a popular tourist destination, celebrity sightings, and even a few mysteries.