In the conclusion to his groundbreaking series, James Burke continues to make incredible connections to history's most important discoveries and inventions.

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Connections 2 (TV Mini-Series 1994)
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Sequel series to the 1979 "Connections" where historian James Burke walks the viewer through the tenuous threads of history that link seemingly obscure scientific breakthroughs and the ... See full summary »

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In the conclusion to his groundbreaking series, James Burke continues to make incredible connections to history's most important discoveries and inventions.

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Connections

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