Books & Films

Great books and films rivet our attention. Then we learn there is even more behind them than the final work. Let's go behind them and find out more.

Books & Films Chapters

As "The Nutcracker" tale comes to a close, expect the unexpected for Marie and The Nutcracker.

Marie believes that she is on a tour of a magical metropolis, with Nutcracker, but then she wakes up. Was she dreaming or did Nutcracker deliver her s...

As Nutcracker resumes his ability to speak, he visits Marie. Asking her to travel with him, to see wonderful things, Nutcracker assures Marie that she...

Once again the Nutcracker comes to life, this time eliminating the threat of the Mouse King by ending the seven-headed monster's life.

As Drosselmeier concludes his story, Marie begins to wonder if the Nutcracker is actually her Godfather's nephew.

Books & Films Videos

Because the clouds have cleared on Sunday morning - December 7, 1941 - every pilot has an unobstructed view as hundreds of Japanese airplanes approach...

In the 12th century, the King of England was vexed by Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Theseus and The Minotaur is a Greek myth about the son of an Athenian king - Theseus - and a horrifying monster - "The Minotaur.

Today Vincent van Gogh, the Dutch painter, is one of the world's most-beloved artists.

Books & Films Documents

Since it became America's capital city, circa 1800, Washington City had slaves. This compendium includes laws impacting slavery in the District.

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