Biograf as

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    • 17m
    • 82%

    Six hundred years ago, English King Henry V overcame impossible odds to lead his men to victory over the French on the fields of Agincourt. Shakespeare's Henry V is the ultimate leader -- his words echoed by the likes of JFK and Reagan, Churchill and Obama, Clinton and Bush.

  • Original
    • 5m
    • 97%

    Author and historian Howard Means reveals the real story of the man who inspired the legend of Johnny Appleseed and the impact he had on pioneers settling the American frontier.

  • Original
    • 40m
    • 94%

    Television made John Kennedy the ultimate celebrity during his presidency. However, the JFK we remember is the one his wife, Jackie, created after his death. From Air Force One to the Oval Office to the Rose Garden, Jackie Kennedy designed the symbols of presidential power still used today.

    • E3
    • 24m
    • 93%

    What would the Civil Rights movement in the USA have been like if Martin Luther King, Jr. had not been motivating change? How does the legacy of the American Civil War still affect the American democracy?

  • Original
    • 12m
    • 93%

    Meet the Father of Our Country in a whole new way as historians analyze George Washington's voluminous correspondence. Setting out his contacts and letters in the modern framework of a Facebook profile gives Washington's busy and productive career a new transparency.

  • Original
    • 15m
    • 95%

    Before they led America through national crises, Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson were all transformed by personal trauma. Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin reveals the all too human men who became legends.

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    • E28
    • 11m
    • 95%
    • 4K

    Just over 100 years ago, a pair of brothers looked to the sky and changed the world. They designed, built and flew the most ridiculous of inventions. How did two bicycle mechanics manage to succeed where the others had failed?

    • 30m
    • 96%

    A modern tale of working mothers told through the eyes of the unlikeliest women. Set against the backdrop of national reconciliation, these two women represent a new generation helping to turn post-genocide Rwanda into one of the top ten fastest-growing economies in the world.

  • Original
    • 19m
    • 96%
    • 4K

    Every year, millions of people celebrate St. Patrick's Day. But few are aware of the enormous impact he actually had on the history of civilization. Author Thomas Cahill reveals the little known story of how St. Patrick helped preserve Western culture while Europe was being overrun by barbarians.

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    • E57
    • 13m
    • 95%

    On January 7th, 1785, two men took on a bold challenge: to cross the English Channel in a balloon! Watch modern enthusiasts rebuild the original balloons using 18th-century tools and relive this incredible adventure!

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    • E2
    • 51m
    • 91%
    • 4K

    At age 19, on a missionary trip to a clinic in Brazil, Kristen Bell helped to deliver two babies. The experience ignited her nurturing nature, which endures today in good works like the snack bars “This Saves Lives” and the organization she co-founded, “No Kid Hungry.”

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    • E1
    • 52m
    • 94%
    • 4K

    Shaquille O’Neal went from being poor and bullied – and becoming a bully himself – to fame in the NBA. The greatest influence on Shaq’s life was his step-father, who taught him that “true pressure is not knowing where your next meal is coming from.”

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    • E3
    • 51m
    • 92%
    • 4K

    At age 20 Samuel L. Jackson served as an usher at Martin Luther King’s funeral. Jackson and his wife LaTanya have fought for civil rights around the world, but their greatest satisfactions are hand written thank you notes from children they have supplied with books.

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    • E4
    • 51m
    • 92%
    • 4K

    Inspired by his mother to be “of service”, LeVar Burton entered the seminary at 13 years old. But after deciding the church didn’t have the answers to his many questions about life, he changed his focus to theater arts, ultimately becoming known for Roots, Reading Rainbow, and Star Trek.

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    • E6
    • 51m
    • 87%
    • 4K

    These are the intriguing people who capture our attention, fill our social feeds and shape pop culture. In this episode, an intimate portrait of NFL legend Joe Namath, including his journey to help fellow players deal with long-term brain trauma.

  • Original
    • E5
    • 51m
    • 94%
    • 4K

    Jimmy Donaldson, aka MrBeast, is the world’s first digital philanthropist. After becoming obsessed with YouTube at a young age, Jimmy built a viral video empire based on the joy he gets from helping others.

    • 58m
    • 97%

    Discover the remarkable story of visionary countess, Ada Lovelace, who realized the full potential of Charles Babbage’s Analytical Engine—a precursor to the modern computer. A prophet of the digital age, Lovelace published articles about the machine that contained several early “computer programs.”

  • Original
    • 1h 35m
    • 96%

    Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera. You know him as El Chapo – a ruthless drug lord who became famous for using slick maneuvers to evade capture. But Chapo is not only a dark and devious character. He is also a wildly successful billionaire entrepreneur with business acumen.

  • Original
    • 1h 32m
    • 92%

    Widely regarded as the first woman of Native American and African American descent to have a pilot’s license, Bessie Coleman has long inspired women like her to reach their dreams. Unfortunately, her career ended with a tragic plane crash — but her legacy lives on.

    • 52m
    • 92%

    Mata Hari is the very epitome of beauty and feminine seduction. Who is this woman, who exerts a hold over our imagination to this very day? Did Mata Hari really betray secrets revealed to her by influential lovers in moments of weakness?

  • Original
    • E5
    • 46m
    • 96%

    CRAZY RICH PEOPLE - wealth beyond your wildest dreams: if you've ever wondered what it takes to become fabulously wealthy, get the inside scoop on six of the wealthiest people in history as we reveal the secret of how they became crazy rich.

    • 52m
    • 94%

    It is a Cold War sensation. Stalin's daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva flees to the West. During her childhood in the center of power, she was Joseph Stalin's favorite child.

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    • E2
    • 52m
    • 94%

    When the future seems just around the corner, who can say who is the right person to grab it? Although the history of science and discovery has always favored the male gender, many women have also fearlessly ventured into the exciting unknown.

    • E4
    • 52m
    • 95%

    Che Guevara, the radical thinker, and Fidel Castro, the political animal: could they ever share the image of Latin America's "liberating savior?" Did Che Guevara, the diehard combatant, set off towards certain death in Bolivia?

    • E5
    • 51m
    • 91%

    More than 40 years after their deaths, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X remain two of the world’s most famous political activists. Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in October 1964, Dr. King was the world-renowned symbol of the American Civil Rights movement.

  • Original
    • 9 episodes
    • 97%

    An original series that tells the often unknown stories of the men and women who have defined America and its place in the world.

  • Original
    • 5 episodes
    • 95%

    Traitor/Patriot gives you an insider's look at the motivation behind the people who committed espionage.

  • Original
    • 6 episodes
    • 97%
    • 4K

    Inspiration, power, greed, scandal – a story that was made for the movies. The gripping drama of how Hollywood was built.

  • Original
    • 3 episodes
    • 87%

    Journey into the lives of the planet’s billionaire innovators. Discover how they’ve shaped our lives.

    • 3 episodes
    • 93%

    This documentary series follows and observes three young European queens for an entire year.

    • 2 episodes
    • 96%

    She was the “empty-headed” mistress of Adolph Hitler. Now, biographer Heike B. Görtemaker seeks to revise Eva Braun’s image.