- Ancient Mysteries: Myths & Legends DVD
- An objective, illuminating look at some of mankind's most enduring mysteries. Four favorite episodes from the classic A&E series. Hosted by Leonard Nimoy. Includes: Camelot; The Quest for the Holy Grail; Atlantis: The Lost Civilization; and Dragons. [ read more ]
- Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor DVD
- He was perhaps the finest commander in the Continental Army. But he will always be remembered as a traitor who turned his back on America in its hour of need. This original film from A&E Network Studios tells the true story of BENEDICT ARNOLD. After winning important victories for the… [ read more ]
- Civil War Journal: The Conflict Begins DVD Set
- This double DVD set tells the explosive story of the outbreak of the Civil War. Four fascinating episodes from the award-winning series chronicling the outbreak of the war. A compelling blend of period documents, rare photos and expert commentary. Narrated by Danny Glover. [ read more ]
- Hog Heaven: The Story of the Harley-Davidson Empire DVD
- It has battled changing tastes, overseas competition and brushes with bankruptcy, surviving where names like Indian, Ace and Pope failed. Entering its second century, Harley Davidson is riding high, building the world's most famous motorcycles. This special commemorative DVD celebrates… [ read more ]
- Mafia: The History of the Mob in America DVD
- This double DVD set features five programs that delve deep into the dark heart of organized crime. The authoritative history of "La Cosa Nostra" at an incredible low price. The complete, acclaimed series from A&E, now available on DVD. The real story of figures like Al Capone, Lucky Luciano and [ read more ]
- The Crossing DVD
- It was a dark time for the American Colonies, and the Revolutionary War appeared headed for failure, when General George Washington launched a surprise attack on the Hessian mercenaries at the Battle of Trenton. The daring plan turned the tide of the war and established Washington as the… [ read more ]
- World Trade Center: In Memoriam DVD
- Previously released as World Trade Center: A Modern Marvel . One of the most massive publicly funded construction projects ever undertaken, the World Trade Center was an engineering marvel. For a time, its famous twin towers were the tallest buildings on earth, and the total complex, with… [ read more ]
- 1491 New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus (Paperback) Book
- In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492.Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school, the pre-Columbian Indians were not sparsely settled in a pristine… [ read more ]
- 911 State of Emergency DVD
- 9/11 STATE OF EMERGENCY is a ground-breaking documentary that tells the story of 9/11 in the words of key political and military leaders, and ordinary men and women who suddenly found themselves on the frontlines of a new kind of war. National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice, White House… [ read more ]
- Amelia Blu-ray
- Two-time Academy Award® Winner Hilary Swank delivers an unforgettable performance as Amelia Earhart, the legendary American aviatrix who boldly flew into the annals of history. Richard Gere co-stars as her charismatic business partner and adoring husband George Putnam. Bound by ambition and… [ read more ]
- Amelia DVD
- Two-time Oscar-winner Hilary Swank soars as the iconic aviator Amelia Earhart in this 2009 biopic. Earhart captured a place in history and legend in 1932 when she became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic. As her reputation soared, so did her relationship with her… [ read more ]
- Battle Cry of Freedom The Civil War Era (Paperback) Book
- Now featuring a new Afterword by the author, this handy paperback edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Battle Cry of Freedom is without question the definitive one-volume history of the Civil War. James McPherson's fast-paced narrative fully integrates the political, social, and military… [ read more ]
- Battle for Leyte Gulf The Incredible Story of World War IIs Largest Naval...
- Woodward, who served on the staff of historians of the US Navy during World War II, drafted this as a part of the Navy's secret history of the battle and had access to records denied to others. Here he pursues the battle geographically as well as chronologically, making sense of the largest… [ read more ]
- Blackwater The Rise of the Worlds Most Powerful Mercenary Army (Paperback) Book
- On September 16, 2007, machine gun fire erupted in Baghdad's Nisour Square leaving seventeen Iraqi civilians dead, among them women and children. The shooting spree, labeled "Baghdad's Bloody Sunday," was neither the work of Iraqi insurgents nor U.S. soldiers. The shooters were private… [ read more ]
- Blood and Thunder An Epic of the American West (Paperback) Book
- In the summer of 1846, the Army of the West marched through Santa Fe, en route to invade and occupy the Western territories claimed by Mexico. Fueled by the new ideology of “Manifest Destiny,” this land grab would lead to a decades-long battle between the United States and the Navajos, the… [ read more ]
- Brace for Impact Miracle on the Hudson Survivors Share Their Stories of Near...
- The paperback Brace for Impact book Miracle on the Hudson Survivors Share Their Stories of Near Death and Hope for a New Life offers a rare glimpse into the minds of survivors of the US Airways Flight 1549 that made an emergency landing New York’s Hudson River. Read how that experience in… [ read more ]
- Capitalism A Love Story Blu-Ray
- On the 20- year anniversary of his groundbreaking masterpiece Roger & Me Michael Moore delivers “The most important and urgent political film of our time” (Dan Siegel, HUFFINGTON POST), Capitalism: A Love Story, coming home to the issue he’s been examining throughout his career: the… [ read more ]
- Citizen Soldiers The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the...
- In this riveting account, historian Stephen Ambrose continues where he left off in his #1 bestseller D-Day. Ambrose again follows the individual characters of this noble, brutal, and tragic war, from the high command down to the ordinary soldier, drawing on hundreds of interviews to… [ read more ]
- Common Sense, the Rights of Man, and Other Essential Writings (Paperback) Book
- A trio of important works from the "English Voltaire" and advocate of democracy includes Common Sense, in which he declared independence from Britain, and The Crisis, in which he experienced first hand the horrors of war as a Continental Army solider [ read more ]
- D-Day June 6, 1944 The Climactic Battle of World War II (Paperback) Book
- The author of Eisenhower chronicles the events, politics, and personalities of this pivotal day in World War II, shedding light on the strategies of commanders on both sides and the ramifications of the battle. [ read more ]
- Dark Side The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on...
- A provocative study of how the U.S. made disastrous, self-destructive decisions in pursuit of terrorism around the globe in the wake of 9/11 reveals how these actions not only violated the Constitution and American values, but also hampered efforts to bring down Al Qaeda, seriously damaging… [ read more ]
- Flags of Our Fathers Heroes of Iwo Jima (Paperback) Book
- In this unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history, James Bradley has captured the glory, the triumph, the heartbreak, and the legacy of the six men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has… [ read more ]
- Fordlandia The Rise and Fall of Henry Fords Forgotten Jungle City (Hardcover)...
- In 1927, Henry Ford, the richest man in the world, bought a tract of land twice the size of Delaware in the Brazilian Amazon. His intention was to grow rubber, but the project rapidly evolved into a more ambitious bid to export America itself, along with its golf courses, ice-cream shops,… [ read more ]
- Glenn Becks Common Sense The Case Against an Out-of-control Government,...
- ''If you believe it's time to put principles above parties, character above campaign promises, and Common Sense above all -- then I ask you to read this book....'' In any era, great Americans inspire us to reach our full potential. They know with conviction what they believe within… [ read more ]
- Hemingses of Monticello An American Family (Paperback) Book
- This epic work—named a best book of the year by the Washington Post, Time, the Los Angeles Times, Amazon, the San Francisco Chronicle, and a notable book by the New York Times—tells the story of the Hemingses, whose close blood ties to our third president had been systematically expunged… [ read more ]
- Hotel Ground Zero DVD
- There is an untold story from 9/11 - the incredible tale of the 940 tourists, visitors and staff in the Marriott WTC Hotel, located beneath and between the Twin Towers, who found themselves at the epicenter of a terrifying disaster. Despite jet engines and burning debris raining down on the… [ read more ]
- In the Graveyard of Empires Americas War in Afghanistan (Hardcover) Book
- Afghanistan expert and RAND analyst Seth G. Jones watched as American optimism evaporated after the Taliban defeat in 2001; by 2005, a new “war of a thousand cuts” had brought Afghanistan to its knees. Harnessing important new historical research on insurgencies and integrating thousands of… [ read more ]
- In the Presidents Secret Service Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of...
- Never before has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service, that elite corps of agents who pledge to take a bullet to protect the president and his family. After conducting exclusive interviews with more than one hundred current and former Secret… [ read more ]
- Jimmy Carter Man From Plains DVD
- Embarking on a national publicity tour to promote his new book, "Palestine Peace Not Apartheid," former US President Jimmy Carter ignites an international firestorm of controversy when he argues that only Israel's complete withdrawl from the occupied territories can bring lasting peace to… [ read more ]
- John Dillinger The Life and Death of Americas First Celebrity Criminal...
- John Dillinger is an adrenaline-fueled narrative that reignites America’s fascination with the suave and deadly desperado who became the FBI’s first Public Enemy, whose story—until now—has been riddled with rumors and fiction. Dillinger and his bank-robbing gang cut a criminal swath never… [ read more ]
- Lone Survivor The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes...
- The leader, and only survivor, of a team of U.S. Navy SEALs sent to northern Afghanistan to capture a well-known al Qaeda leader chronicles the events of the battle that killed his teammates and offers insight into the training of this elite group of warriors. [ read more ]
- Manhattan Project The Birth of the Atomic Bomb and Its Creators,...
- The first collection ever of the writings and insights of the original creators of the atomic bomb, along with pieces by the most important historians and interpreters of the subject, is now in paperback. Born out of a small research program begun in 1939, the Manhattan Project eventually… [ read more ]
- One Square Mile of Hell The Battle for Tarawa (Paperback) Book
- The author of Pacific Alamo: The Battle for Wake Island furnishes a definitive account of the November 1943 battle for control of the Tarawa atoll in the South Pacific, between the 2nd Marine Division and Japanese forces, in a volume based on combatants' letters, diaries, and interviews with… [ read more ]
- Peasant Prince Thaddeus Kosciuszko and the Age of Revolution (Hardcover) Book
- Thaddeus Kosciuszko, a Polish-Lithuanian born in 1746, was one of the most important figures of the modern world. Fleeing his homeland after a death sentence was placed on his head (when he dared court a woman above his station), he came to America one month after the signing of the… [ read more ]
- Public Enemies Americas Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34...
- Coming in Summer 2009, the major motion picture from Universal Studios… [ read more ]
- The River of Doubt Theodore Roosevelts Darkest Journey (Paperback) Book
- The River of Doubt —it is a black, uncharted tributary of the Amazon that snakes through one of the most treacherous jungles in the world. Indians armed with poison-tipped arrows haunt its shadows; piranhas glide through its waters; boulder-strewn rapids turn the river into a roiling… [ read more ]
- Secrets of the Founding Fathers DVD
- Investigates the history and symbology so prominent in the creation of the United States, and traces the intricate connections of the Founders with Freemasonry, other secret organizations and between each other. How did the trademarks of the highly secretive Masons become integrated into the… [ read more ]
- Taking Woodstock DVD
- Get blown away at the ultimate 1960s American cultural landmark: Woodstock. From Academy Award winning director Ang Lee comes "Taking Woodstock" (2009), a humorous and affectionate look at how the greatest rock n' roll event came to be. Demetri Martin plays the dutiful son of Henry Goodman… [ read more ]
- The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford DVD
- Reflective and deliberate, this revisionist Western tells the story of Jesse James' last months. Brad Pitt plays James; at 34, the outlaw's gun-slinging days were over, yet he was still celebrated in nickel-books, the 19th century's equivalent of pop culture. Protege/hanger-on Robert Ford,… [ read more ]
- The Real Jesse James Collection DVD
- Drafting off the highly anticipated theatrical release of The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford , starring Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck, Genius Products is proud to present The Real Jesse James Collection featuring two candid documentaries about the most famous outlaw… [ read more ]
- The Vendetta Special Agent Melvin Purvis, John Dillinger, and Hoovers FBI in...
- In The Vendetta , author Alston Purvis recounts the story of his father, Melvin Purvis, the iconic G-man and public hero made famous by his remarkable sweep of the great Public Enemies of the American Depression—John Dillinger; Pretty Boy Floyd, and Baby Face Nelson. Purvis’s successes led… [ read more ]
- Time for Trumpets The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge (Paperback) Book
- On December 16, 1944, the vanguard of three German armies, totaling half a million men, attacked U.S. forces in the Ardennes region of Belgium and Luxembourg, achieveing what had been considered impossible -- total surprise. In the most abysmal failure of battlefield intelligence in the… [ read more ]
- Together We Cannot Fail FDR and the American Presidency in Years of Crisis...
- Together We Cannot Fail: How FDR Led the Nation from Darkness to Victory Through Hope, Courage, and an Unwavering Trust in the America Presidency in Years of Crisis This vivid portrait shows a nation at its best and at its worst through the lens of the first American presidency truly… [ read more ]
- Worst Hard Time The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American...
- The dust storms that terrorized the High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression were like nothing ever seen before or since.Timothy Egan’s critically acclaimed account rescues this iconic chapter of American history from the shadows in a tour de force of historical reportage.… [ read more ]