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The Trouble with Lawyers with John Stossel (1996 Documentary)
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Director: Roger Goodman
 
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Junk Science: What You Know That May Not Be So (1997 TV Movie)
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Director: Roger Goodman
 
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The Blame Game: Are We a Country of Victims? (1994 TV Movie)
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Hype with John Stossel (2000 Documentary)
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Director: Paul George
 
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CNN Presents: Black in America (2008 Documentary)
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(240 mins.)
 
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Freakonomics (2010 Documentary)
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A collection of documentaries that explores the hidden side of human nature through the use of the science of economics. (93 mins.)
 
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These Amazing Shadows (2011 Documentary)
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Tells the history and importance of The National Film Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and indeed the American experience itself. (88 mins.)
 
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The Civil War (1990 Mini-Series)
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A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War. (680 mins.)
 
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Frank Lloyd Wright (1998 Documentary)
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A biography of the life and work of the American architect. (146 mins.)
 
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Maxed Out (2006 Documentary)
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When Hurricane Katrina ravaged America's Gulf Coast, it laid bare an uncomfortable reality-America is... (90 mins.)
 
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The Interrupters (2011 Documentary)
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A year in the life of a city grappling with urban violence. (125 mins.)
Director: Steve James
 
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Hot Coffee (2011 Documentary)
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How the infamous McDonald's hot coffee lawsuit and similar cases were exploited as part of a right wing crusade to weaken civil justice. (88 mins.)
Director: Susan Saladoff
 
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Super Size Me (2004 Documentary)
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While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month. (100 mins.)
Director: Morgan Spurlock
 
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Four Days in November (1964 Documentary)
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From more than eight million feet of newsreels, amateur footage, tape-recordings and more, David L. Wolper presents a priceless detailed account of the time and events surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. (122 mins.)
Director: Mel Stuart
 
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United 93 (2006)
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A real-time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on September 11th, 2001 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot. (111 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
 
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CNBC Originals (2003 TV Series)
Episode: House of Cards (2009)
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CNBC investigates the causes of the 2007 financial crisis by examining the roles of mortgage lenders and Wall Street financiers in the disaster.
 
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The eBay Effect: Inside a Worldwide Obsession (2005 TV Movie)
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This Emotional Life (2010 TV Series)
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(120 mins.)
 
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I Am Alive: Surviving the Andes Plane Crash (2010 Documentary)
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On Friday, the 13th of October, 1972, a charter plane carrying 45 passengers, including a college rugby team, vanished over the desolate, snow-covered Andes Mountains. For 72 days, the world thought they were dead. (88 mins.)
Director: Brad Osborne
 
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The Elegant Universe (2003 Mini-Series)
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A documentary examining string theory. (60 mins.)
 
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Peter Jennings Reporting: The Kennedy Assassination - Beyond Conspiracy (2003 Documentary)
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Forty years after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, more than 80% of Americans still believe that Lee Harvey Oswald did not act alone. This documentary attempts to separate fact from conspiracy theories to get to the truth. (86 mins.)
Director: Mark Obenhaus
 
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Zapruder Film of Kennedy Assassination (1963 Documentary)
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The home movie footage that caught the assassination of the American President, John F. Kennedy. (1 mins.)
 
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Frontline (1983 TV Series)
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Investigative journalist documentaries. (60 mins.)
 
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In Search of... (1976 TV Series)
Episode: Lee Harvey Oswald (1980)
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New information on President Kennedy's assassination, including a police tape revealing a fourth shot, expert handwriting analysis on Oswald's diary, and a possible Oswald lookalike as a stealth assassin. (30 mins.)
 
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Roger & Me (1989 Documentary)
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Director Michael Moore pursues GM CEO Roger Smith to confront him about the harm he did to Flint, Michigan with his massive downsizing. (91 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
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Nova (1974 TV Series)
Episode: Forgotten Genius (2007)
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Science documentaries about various topics.
 
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Nova (1974 TV Series)
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Science documentaries about various topics.
 
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Lost at Sea: The Search for Longitude (1998 Documentary)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Peter Jones
 
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The Century: America's Time (1999 Mini-Series)
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Peter Jennings hosts this 15 part documentary that chronicles the defining events of the 20th century... (750 mins.)
 
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People's Century: 1900-1999 (1995 TV Series)
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Series documenting the history of the twentieth century through the testimony of those who lived through it. (60 mins.)
Director: Angus MacQueen
 
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Oswald's Ghost (2007 Documentary)
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It accounts the events before and after one the most important events during that time, and they were told through eyewitnesses who were living at that time. (83 mins.)
Director: Robert Stone
 
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JFK: Breaking the News (2004 Documentary)
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Looking back over 40 years television and print journalists recall their stories and memories of reporting the murder of President Kennedy and how it changed the country and changed the way the public gets it's news. (60 mins.)
 
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Nova (1974 TV Series)
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The real case what inspired one of the more famous TV series of all times, "The Fugitive".
 
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Live from Lincoln Center (1976 TV Series)
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An operatic version of the story of Lizzie Borden.
 
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The 1900 House (1999 TV Series)
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A modern English family embark on a real-life time-travel adventure to late Victorian London. (60 mins.)
 
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Nova (1974 TV Series)
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Science documentaries about various topics.
 
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The Gold Rush (1998 Documentary)
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Director: Steve Boettcher
 
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Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery (1997 Documentary)
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The story of the most important American exploration expedition in American history and the participants in it. (240 mins.)
Director: Ken Burns
 
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The Great Depression (1993 TV Series)
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ADD & Loving It?! (2009 Documentary)
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Comedian Patrick McKenna seeks a diagnosis for Adult ADHD and learns the facts from an impressive array... (57 mins.)
Director: Rick Green
 
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The Century (1999 Mini-Series)
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Peter Jennings hosted this 6 episode special that reviews some of the most important events of the 20th Century... (720 mins.)
 
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Longitude (2000 TV Movie)
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Parallel stories: 18th century Harrison builds the marine chronometer for safe navigation at sea; 20th century Gould is obsessed with restoring it. (200 mins.)
 
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American Experience (1988 TV Series)
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history. (60 mins.)
 
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The Iran Job (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows one year in the life of American pro basketball player Kevin Sheppard, who signed on to play for the upstart Iranian Super League team A.S. Shiraz. (90 mins.)
Director: Till Schauder
 
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PoliWood (2009 Documentary)
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An in-depth look at the Democratic and Republican national conventions held during the 2008 U.S. Presidential election year. (90 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
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JFK: The Smoking Gun (2013 Documentary)
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Australian detective Colin McLaren investigates the JFK assassination using ballistics expert Howard Donahue's evidence of a second shooter in Dealey Plaza. (120 mins.)
 
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JFK Assassination: The Definitive Guide (2013 Documentary)
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(120 mins.)
 
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JFK: A President Betrayed (2013 Documentary)
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Narrated by Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman, "JFK: A President Betrayed" uncovers new evidence that... (90 mins.)
Director: Cory Taylor
 
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History Specials (2010 TV Series)
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This special seeks to explain the enigmatic Oswald using a brand new approach. No other documentary has exclusively traced Oswald's actions in the minutes, hours and days following the events in Dallas.
 
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JFK: The Lost Bullet (2011 Documentary)
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