The pursuit of The American Dream contains a deeply rooted history of individuals and industry that have served as the foundation for our powerful nation. From weapons of war to bi-coastal transportation systems, the rise of the United States as the world leader could not have happened without innovation, ingenuity and a rigorous pursuit of global domination.
11 DVDs - 37 hours 37 minutes
Guns The Evolution of Firearms
400 Years of Firearm History!
The greatest gift of mankind over beasts is his ability to craft and use tools. From the simple stone axe to modern warfare technology the relationship between man and survival has been an ongoing battle from the beginning of time. Blast through authentic archived photos, comprehensive video footage and in-depth re-enactments as you discover the achievements and tribulations that played major roles in the shots heard round the world.
From the conquering of game, power and land this 7 Part Documentary shoots through 400 years of the events and developments that shaped...The Evolution of Firearms!
2 DVDs 4 hr 40 min
Lincoln - Trial By Fire - Documentary Collection + feature film
Explore the life and times of Abraham Lincoln in five insightful documentaries! It s a historical journey through one the most significant times in our nation's history.
3 DVDs 8 hr 47 min
Railroads: Tracks Across America
A Timeless Journey Riding the Rails!
This comprehensive documentary collection is composed of 36 fascinating features chronicling the development of the railroad industry from the first transcontinental line, freight and Pullman cars, to modern diesel engines. Ride along with this nostalgic collection that takes you to a romantic place where steam rises from the dense population centers in the East to the snow-peaked mountains of the West. Go back to the days when trains brought loved ones home to small towns where the American railroad network is still a vital part of their transportation system today. See the people and machines that built the Tracks Across America which is sure to please train enthusiasts old and new.
2 DVDs 12 hr 36 min
Gangster Empire: Rise of the Mob
A Saga of Bloodshed, Betrayal & Big Business!
Roam through the dark and smoke filled history of the most ruthless men and family enterprises that changed crime in America! From bootlegs to urban battlefields this groundbreaking series traces the origin of the gangs that dominated criminal activities and invented their own codes of conduct. Meet the legendary figures and discover the real story behind the violence and corruption that pulsed through the soul of the Gangster Empire! Includes the real stories, portrayed through authentic re-enactments, of figures like Al Capone, Lucky Luciano and Meyer Lansky!
2 DVDs 4 hr 36 min
The Prize - An Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power
Strike it Rich, with History!
Based on Daniel Yergin's Pulitzer Prize-winning book and narrated by award-winning actor Donald Sutherland, The Prize is an exciting and entertaining eight-part series that captures the fascinating stories behind the global hunt for oil. Shot on location in Azerbaijan, Egypt, England, Indonesia, Japan, Kuwait, Mexico, Russia, Scotland, Turkey and the United States, this series features fascinating characters, archival footage, and interviews with the people who shaped the oil industry.
2 DVDs 6 hr 58 min