In 1976, reggae icon Bob Marley survived an assassination attempt as rival political groups battled in Jamaica. But who exactly was responsible?
Interviews with scholars and dramatic reenactments bring to life the origins and history-making achievements of the world's greatest ancient empires.
This colorful documentary explores the origins and impact of He-Man, a character whose power stretched well beyond a toy line and children's TV show.
Three of Ireland's top chefs Derry Clarke, Catherine Fulvio and Paul Flynn gather at opulent country manors to re-create banquets from the past.
In the wake of the plane crash that claimed the lives of 71 people, the Brazilian soccer club Chapecoense seeks to rebuild the team that made history.
On the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, thousands of enthusiasts reenact the epic clash. But there can only be one Napoleon.
Epicureans and experts trace the migration of Italian cuisine and its evolution in the Americas, delving into the ideas of origin, diaspora and her...
In late-1800s Boston, a vision for the first subway in the U.S. overcomes opposition and technical setbacks, setting a bold precedent for other cit...
Mothers, nurses, soldiers and deportees these women fought against persecution for freedom and survival amid the turbulence of World War II.
This documentary series tries to get at the root of some of the most heinous crimes ever committed by deranged, cold-blooded criminals.
Firsthand accounts, re-enactments and computer-generated graphics retell in detail Thailand's biggest news stories from the past.
Trace the history of Hitler's armored private train, a 15-car mobile headquarters boasting state-of-the-art communications and anti-aircraft cannons.
The rich body of philosophy, theology, mythology and scholarship that characterizes Buddhist tradition is brought alive through animation.
Footage of the most dramatic moments from World War II is restored in color and high definition for this historical documentary series.
India has always been a land of valuable resources and commodities whose riches have long sustained its own people and attracted outsiders.
The known history of currency on the Indian subcontinent goes back more than 2,000 years and reflects diverse cultures that have inhabited the region.
Starting in 1881, this film describes how the personal battle between the royal Romanovs and Lenin's Ulyanov family led to the Russian Revolution.
Writer, poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar hosts this musical trip down memory lane, revealing untold stories behind India's best songs of 1950-75.
Although there is some evidence that Adolf Hitler ordered its development, the question remains: Were the Nazis close to having an atomic bomb?
This installment of Frank Capra's acclaimed documentary series highlights the need for a Russo-American alliance to defeat the Nazis.
Examination of previously secret files provides new insight into the sinister Nazi regime and Adolf Hitler's ambitions of world domination.
This detailed examination of the 1945 Hiroshima bombing includes the prelude to and aftermath of history's controversial first use of atomic weapons.
Explore the World War I Gallipoli battle through dramatic reenactments, 3D animation and interviews with noted experts in this meticulous docudrama.
This documentary crime series charts the rise of the Irish Mob in America, from urban immigrant poverty to political power and wealth.
Part live-action and part animation, this visually inventive series offers striking portrayals of some of the unsung heroes of World War II.
Historian David Reynolds outlines World War I's long shadow of influence and the century-old conflict's surprising impact on current events.
Learn about the connection between the musical and the mystical as historian William Dalrymple explores the singing and dancing central to Sufism.