Tag Archives: history

Operation Lighthouse Rescue (2016) Rated TV-PG

A team of engineers faces the challenge of moving a historic Martha’s Vineyard lighthouse more inland. Starring Izolda Bush, Len Butler, and Holly Herbster. This documentary is an interesting telling of the complexity of moving a historic building 134 feet. … Continue reading

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Race (2016) Rated PG-13

Jesse Owens becomes the greatest track and field athlete in history and is thrust into the spotlight in the 1936 Olympics hosted by Nazi Germany. Starring Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, and Eli Goree. This film is a typical sports film … Continue reading

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Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten (2021) Rated NR

100 years later, we look at the explosion of violence that happened in the Black Wall Street district of Tulsa that was destroyed by a mob of white residents. Starring Michel Martin. This documentary helps bring to light the history … Continue reading

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The National Parks: America’s Best Idea (PBS) Rated NR

The history of the U.S. National Parks from the first park to the expansion across 150 years. Starring Peter Coyote, William Cronon, and Dayton Duncan.  This series is brilliant. We follow the history of the U.S. National Parks as the … Continue reading

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Pride (FX) Rated TV-MA

A six-part series chronicles the history of LGBTQ in America. Starring Ceyenne Doroshow, Susan Stryker, and Tez Anderson. This series, surprisingly, starts in the 1950s, at a time when the gays and lesbians were in the closet and families turned … Continue reading

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The Secret Garden (1949) Rated NR

A girl is sent to live with her uncle after her parents death, and there, she discovers family secrets and a secret garden. Based on the book by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Starring Margaret O’Brien, Herbert Marshall, and Dean Stockwell. This … Continue reading

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Aerial Britain (Smithsonian) Rated TV-PG

  Journey through Britain’s regions from the air. Starring Dugald Bruce Lockhart. This series is a brilliant showcase of the islands of Britain. It showcases the highlights of architecture that make Britain, Britain. It also highlights the historical and mythical … Continue reading

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WWE’s Most Wanted Treasures (A&E) Rated TV-PG

  Stephanie McMahon and Paul Levesque join teams of collectors and WWE celebrities to travel about the country looking for WWE collectibles. Starring A.J. Francis, Stephanie McMahon, and Paul Levesque. I’m not a fan of WWE, and given that, I … Continue reading

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Lincoln: Divided We Stand (CNN) Rated NR

This miniseries looks at the life and journey of our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln. Starring Sterling K. Brown, Conan O’Brien, and Anthony Carvello. I was a little bit nervous about how CNN was going to portray Pres. Lincoln. Will they … Continue reading

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Anime himitsu no hanazono (NHK) Rated NR

Mary loses her parents to a disease in India. Orphaned, she then moves to England to live with her uncle and discovers a secret garden with a history. Based on the book, The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Starring … Continue reading

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