New Arrivals - DVDs
Braids together the stories behind Lincoln's appearance at Gettysburg, his speech that day, and its dissemination to explore Lincoln's roles as military commander, chief executive, and minister to a wounded and grieving people.
On the night she broke up with her boyfriend, a Florida deputy sheriff, Michelle O'Connell was found dead from a gunshot in the mouth. Next to her was her boyfriend's semi-automatic service pistol. The sheriff's office called it a suicide, but was it? Frontline and The New York Times investigate this death, and what can go wrong when the police are faced with domestic violence allegations within their own ranks.
Thirteen year-old Nell Trent lives with her ailing grandfather in a run down London antique shop, unaware that her grandfather has a ruinous gambling addiction that has left them nearly penniless.
Wildlife footage provides an intimate and playful look at the first year of baby animals and their families, including arctic wolves, snow monkeys, reindeers, otters, polar bears, and more.
A collection from History examines how the tale of a brilliant but deranged scientist who builds a grotesque monster from the body parts of fresh corpses has its roots in reality. Three fascinating documentaries from History reveal the truth behind the creation and legacy of one of fiction's most enduring, and scary, stories.
Celebrity Pilates instructor Mari Winsor presents four powerful Pilates workouts that combine challenging floor work with an included resistance band for the most effective 20-minute workout. A percentage of each purchase contributes to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Helped by the church cleaner, Inspector Morse investigates five ruthless and gruesome killings in and around a quiet country church.
In the 1980s, videotape changed the world and laid the foundation for modern media culture. It traces the rise and fall of VHS from its heyday as the mainstream home video format to its current status as a nostalgic relic and prize to collectors who still cherish it. Featuring interviews with both filmmakers and enthusiasts from the VHS era.
For decades, the assassination of John F. Kennedy has fueled dark rumors of conspiracies and mishandled evidence. Now, fifty years later, NOVA asks: Could modern investigators do better? See how state-of-the art forensic tools would be applied to the investigation were it to happen today. NOVA also takes a critical look at contemporary cases, like the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman, to reveal how charges of evidence mishandling and human error can mar detective work.
Lisa Whelchel (The Facts of Life) is an author, mother, actress, motivational speaker, and singer who recently appeared on NBC's hit show Survivor. With the help of her trainer, Lisa leads these two workouts geared towards beginners with a friendly, encouraging vibe.
Using the Penguincams (super-realistic animatronic cameras disguised as penguins, chicks and eggs) gives the inside track on all the drama and challenges these 'tuxedoed' birds face throughout the year, with no shortage of laughs along the way. From the freezing Antarctic, the domain of the regal emperor penguin to the blushing Humboldt of South America's sizzling deserts, to the tiny Rockhopper of the Falkland Islands, the Penguincam allows a closer view of these creatures than ever before.
Explore the science, innovation, and sheer genius it takes to transform the most basic ingredients into the world's most awe-inspiring machines. Raw to Ready goes deep inside factories to uncover the hard work and craftsmanship it takes to build these incredible machines and reveals the hidden stories of human ingenuity that have transformed the earth's most essential raw materials into monumental marvels of modern technology.
An epic film about life at night throughout Australia, with eye-popping visuals and sumptuous music. Shot at the Sydney Opera House, Ayers Rock, Luna Park, Canberra Parliament House, racetracks, bars, bowling alleys, markets, taxicabs, strip clubs, harbors, airports and many more locations all over the country.
Salem Falls: A beloved teacher and soccer coach at an all girls' prep school whose career is ruined when a student's crush initiates an uproar of false accusations. When he begins his life again in Salem Falls, a shocking rape accusation turns his world upside down and triggers a modern day witch hunt.
Linsanity is a moving and inspirational portrait of Jeremy Lin. It chronicles his path to international stardom, the adversities he faced along the way, his struggles to overcome stereotypes and how he drew strength from his faith, family and culture.
In a cottage in northern Scotland, Megan Boyd twirled bits of feather, fur, silver, and gold into elaborate fishing flies, at once miniature works of art and absolutely lethal. Wherever men and women cast their lines for the mighty Atlantic salmon, her name is whispered in mythic reverence, and stories about her surface and swirl like fairy tales.
Go with David Pogue on a fantastic journey through the revolutionary technologies that are making lives better by working faster, safer, colder, and wilder. From quantum computers to maglev trains, and from increasing the speed of a stock transaction to decreasing the risk posed by an earthquake, emerging technologies are changing the world.
Filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi follows the post-political life of former Governor Jim McGreevey. [2002-2004]
Animated short films featuring such characters as Tom and Jerry, Sylvester and Tweety, Speedy Gonzales, Droopy, and more.
"Billy Graham has been asking God for an opportunity to bring lasting hope to the entire nation. Through "My hope," this message has been shaking nations, drawing millions to the truth--a saving faith in Jesus Christ. Now, in what could be BIlly Graham's last public address, this outreach has come home"--From publisher description.
Peter Sterling, renowned photographer, traveled through Europe shooting some of the most remote and exciting surfing locations. After visiting eleven countries over two years, the resulting film is part surf movie and part documentary featuring both pro and amateur surfers from around the globe, surfing some of the most unique surf spots on the planet.
From camping out on a wild island to investigate 'monster' wolves and rappelling in search of elusive vampire bats, to flying in to witness a face-off between bighorn sheep and mountain lions and finally, venturing into the heart of darkness to experience the unknown world of Yellowstone's grizzlies at night, Casey Anderson goes up close and personal with rare, endangered, and deadly species in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home.
In the third season of the HBO hit drama series Game of Thrones, the Lannisters barely hold on to the throne after a savage naval onslaught from Stannis Baratheon, while stirrings in the north threaten to alter the overall balance of power. Robb Stark, King in the North, faces major calamity in his efforts to build on his victories over the Lannisters while beyond the Wall, Mance Rayder and his huge army of wildlings continue their inexorable march south. Across the Narrow Sea, Daenerys Targaryen- reunited with her three fast-maturing dragons- attempts to raise an army to sail with her from Essos, in hopes of eventually claiming the Iron Throne. In Season 3 of this original series based on George R. R. Martin's bestselling books, the battling families of Westeros continue to clash as bonds are strained, loyalties are tested, and cruel fates are met.
Tomboyish Haruhi attends the elite Ouran High on scholarship and stumbles upon the unconventional Host Club where she dresses as a boy and becomes instantly accepted by her peers.