Most Voted Titles With Lou Verrico

1. Baseball (1994 TV Mini-Series)
1,140 min | Documentary, History, Sport
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A documentary on the history of the sport with major topics including Afro-American players, player/team owner relations and the resilience of the game.

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2. Prohibition (2011 TV Mini-Series)
Documentary, History
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The story of the American activist struggle against the influence of alcohol, climaxing in the failed early 20th century nationwide era when it was banned.

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3. The National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009 TV Mini-Series)
120 min | Documentary, History
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The history of the U.S. National Parks system, including the initial ideas which led to the world's first national parks and the expansion of the system over 150 years.

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4. New York: A Documentary Film (1999– )
600 min | Documentary, History
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Ric Burns (brother of the famed documentarian Ken Burns) presents an exhaustive history of New York City from the settling of the area by the Dutch to the attack by terrorists nearly 400 ... See full summary »

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5. The Dust Bowl (2012 TV Mini-Series)
Documentary
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6. Mark Twain (2001 TV Movie)
212 min | Documentary, Biography
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A biographical film about the acclaimed American humourist and author.

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7. Frank Lloyd Wright (1998)
146 min | Documentary, Biography, History
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A biography of the life and work of the American architect.

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8. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: The Donner Party (1992)
90 min | Documentary, History
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Doomed attempt to get to California in 1846. More than just a riveting tale of death, endurance and survival. The Donner Party's nightmarish journey penetrated to the very heart of the ... See full summary »

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9. Baseball (1994– )
Episode: Our Game (1994)
1,140 min | Documentary, History, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The first episode in this documentary series covers the origins of baseball in the mid-19th century to the beginnings of the 20th century. Contrary to popular myth, Abner Doubleday did not ... See full summary »

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10. Baseball (1994– )
Episode: The Tenth Inning: Top of the Tenth (1994)
1,140 min | Documentary, History, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

This latest entry covers the period from the early 1990's onward. Labor relations deteriorated badly in the early part of that decade leading to the players strike in August 1994. The ... See full summary »

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11. Baseball (1994– )
Episode: Something Like a War (1994)
1,140 min | Documentary, History, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

This second episode in the series covers the years 1900-10. The new century was a time of great change in the United States and around the world. Baseball was in decline generally but the ... See full summary »

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12. Prohibition (2011– )
Episode: A Nation of Drunkards (2011)
Documentary, History
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The 19th century was a period of growth both for alcoholic beverages and the temperance movement. Washingtonian societies - made up of men who had taken a pledge to forgo all alcoholic ... See full summary »

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13. Baseball (1994– )
Episode: A National Heirloom (1994)
1,140 min | Documentary, History, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Baseball in the 1920's can be described in two words: Babe Ruth. George Herman "Babe" Ruth dominated the game in almost every respect. An accomplished pitcher, he was also the greatest ... See full summary »

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14. Baseball (1994– )
Episode: Shadow Ball (1994)
1,140 min | Documentary, History, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

In the period 1930-40, the Depression had a major impact on the game of baseball. Many teams were nearing bankruptcy with attendance dwindling and fan interest at its lowest ebb. The owners... See full summary »

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15. Baseball (1994– )
Episode: The National Pastime (1994)
1,140 min | Documentary, History, Sport
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The 1940s was a decade of huge change in America and in baseball. In the 1941 season, Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox hit .406 and Joe DiMaggio had his record-setting 56 game hitting ... See full summary »

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16. Baseball (1994– )
Episode: The Tenth Inning: Bottom of the Tenth (1994)
1,140 min | Documentary, History, Sport
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As the new millenium dawns, Baseball is more popular and profitable than ever, but suspicions and revelations about performance enhancing drugs keep surfacing, calling the integrity of the game itself into question.

Writers: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, David McMahon |  Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick |  Star: Keith David
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17. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Eugene O'Neill: A Documentary Film (2006)
60 min | Documentary, History
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The life and career of American playwright Eugene O'Neill.

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18. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Into the Deep: America, Whaling & the World (2010)
60 min | Documentary, History
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The American Experience looks at the history of American whaling from its off-shore origins in the 17th century to the golden age of deep water whaling and the eventual decline in the decades after the Civil War.

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19. Baseball (1994– )
Episode: The Capital of Baseball (1994)
1,140 min | Documentary, History, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The episode covers the 1950s and deals with several key events and issues: the dominance of the Yankees, the continuing integration of the game and the move to the West Coast of the Dodgers... See full summary »

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20. Baseball (1994– )
Episode: A Whole New Ballgame (1994)
1,140 min | Documentary, History, Sport
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The 1960s are a turbulent decade for America. There are race riots, anti-war protests, hippies, Woodstock. It is also a turbulent decade for baseball, as one by one its "sacred" institutions fall.

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21. Baseball (1994– )
Episode: Home (1994)
1,140 min | Documentary, History, Sport
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America and the world are seeing more changes then at any time in history. And so is baseball.

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22. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Miss America (2002)
90 min | Documentary, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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23. Prohibition (2011– )
Episode: A Nation of Scofflaws (2011)
Documentary, History
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With the passing of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, the federal government now passes legislation to enforce it. Known as the Volstead Act, the legislation forbids not only hard ... See full summary »

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24. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Death and the Civil War (2012)
60 min | Documentary, History
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Based on the best-selling book by Drew Gilpin Faust, this film will explore how the American Civil War created a "republic of suffering" and will chart the far-reaching social, political, ... See full summary »

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25. Prohibition (2011– )
Episode: A Nation of Hypocrites (2011)
Documentary, History
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By the mid-1920s, a great many people had become convinced that prohibition was a serious mistake. Al Smith, the Governor of New York, was unsuccessful in getting the Democratic nomination ... See full summary »

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26. The National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009– )
Episode: The Scripture of Nature: 1851-1890 (2009)
114 min | Documentary, History
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A study of the first ideas which led to the establishment of America's national parks, with an emphasis on the work of John Muir and the exploration and preservation of Yosemite and Yellowstone.

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27. Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy (2013 TV Movie)
Documentary
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Engaging, humorous, and provocative, Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy examines the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American musical. The film ... See full summary »

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28. The Dust Bowl (2012– )
Episode: Reaping the Whirlwind (2012)
Documentary
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In the second episode of Ken Burns's DUST BOWL, experience the gradual relief as the families of the plains seek new lives in California and government conservation efforts -- and a break ... See full summary »

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29. The Dust Bowl (2012– )
Episode: The Great Plow Up (2012)
Documentary
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In the first episode of Ken Burns's THE DUST BOWL, feel the full force of the worst manmade environmental disaster in America's history as survivors recall the terror of the dust storms, ... See full summary »

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30. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Las Vegas: An Unconventional History: Part 1 (2005)
60 min | Documentary, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
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31. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Las Vegas: An Unconventional History: Part 2 (2005)
60 min | Documentary, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
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32. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New York: Part III - Sunshine and Shadow (1999)
60 min | Documentary, History
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Episode three turns the spotlight on greed and wealth.

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33. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New Orleans (2007)
60 min | Documentary, History
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Writer: Michelle Ferrari |  Director: Stephen Ives |  Star: Jeffrey Wright
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34. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Buffalo Bill (2008)
60 min | Documentary, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Writers: Stephen Fitzmeyer, Rob Rapley |  Director: Rob Rapley |  Star: Richard Ben Cramer
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35. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: The Gold Rush (2006)
60 min | Documentary, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
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36. Freedom Riders (2009– )
120 min | History
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