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Knight's Tale, A - Geoffrey Chaucer wrote The Canterbury Tales in the 14th century. It
was a time of castles and intrigue, of knights and chivalry. English
speakers then did not sound like English speakers today. But people who
attended the popular jousting tournaments of the 14th century expected
from their heroes what we expect from ours: Courage in the face of
Magna Carta - In June of 1215, King John granted British nobles significant rights under the Magna Carta. Why did he do that? Take a trip back in time to visit Runnymede and have a look at the original "Great Charter."
National Treasure: Book of Secrets - What do missing pages from an assassin's diary, a presidential desk made from wooden planks of a once-abandoned ship, Olmec hieroglyphics, Mount Rushmore and the Statue of Liberty have in common? This film ... National Treasure 2.
Pirates of the Caribbean - Jack Sparrow has become a much-loved pirate on the big screen. Who were the real pirates of the Caribbean? Why did they use Port Royal, Jamaica as their base of operations? Why did the port cease to be a pirate haven during 1692?
Perfect Storm, The - In October of 1991, a most unusual weather pattern developed in the North Atlantic. Weathermen dubbed the phenomenon "a perfect storm." Learn what happened to the fishing vessel Andrea Gail, and her crew, when they were caught in the maelstrom.
Seabiscuit - During the Great Depression, a knobby-kneed horse called Seabiscuit captured the hearts of Americans as he won races people thought he would lose. In so doing, he gave hope to people everywhere.
Star-Spangled Banner - Old Doc Beans was missing during September of 1814. Learn how that event led to the creation of America's national anthem.
Susan B. Anthony - A little-known story about one of America's leading suffragists is that she voted in the presidential election of 1872. Arrested on Thanksgiving day that year, the United States government charged her with illegal voting. Anthony was found guilty when her Judge largely ignored the rules of due process.
Underground Railroad, The - When escaping slaves risked their lives to find freedom in northern states, many were helped by conductors on the Underground Railroad. What was the Underground Railroad, how was it formed and when did it exist?
Victory in Europe: Berlin and Potsdam - After the Soviet Army liberated Berlin, the war in Europe ended. As the Allied leaders met in Potsdam, a Berlin suburb, they made decisions which impacted Europe for decades. How, and why, did that happen?
William Penn: Jury Goes to Prison - Before he formed a colony called Pennsylvania, William Penn stood trial for treason against the Crown. When his jury refused to find him guilty, they were imprisoned.
Wind that Shakes the Barley, The - From penal laws against Catholics (which Wolfe Tone tried to end), to the Irish Potato Famine (which decimated the country) to the Anglo-Irish Treaty (which split Ireland in two), the Irish have seen their share of sorrows. Then there was the Irish Civil War and the "Time of Troubles." Investigate the Emerald Isle's history.
Wyatt Earp - During October of 1881, a shoot-out occurred near the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona. Wyatt Earp, a former lawman, was charged with murder. What events led to the famous gun fight?
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