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Taboo, Season I: 4 DVD Set
Taboo, Season I: 4 DVD Set
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Complex and controversial, this mesmerizing hit series offers an insider's view of closed worlds traditionally off-limits to outsiders. Witness stunning stories about rituals and traditions so shocking that you can't help but be attracted to them. Taboo crosses the barriers of modern society and explores the diversity of the human race where the secret, sacred, and eccentric are part of the everyday experience of humanity.


$44.95
Border Wars: Season One 2-DVD Set
Border Wars: Season One 2-DVD Set
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National Geographic goes inside the world of U.S. Customs and Border Protection for an unprecedented look at their efforts to prevent illegal immigration and drug smuggling along the U.S.-Mexico border.


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Border Wars: Season Two 3-DVD Set
Border Wars: Season Two 3-DVD Set
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National Geographic goes beyond the controversy and political wrangling of illegal immigration to see the real-world battles being waged by the men and women responsible for securing our borders. Every day, they intercept an illicit flow of narcotics, money and weapons headed both north and south across the border. The risks have never been higher, with the violence of the Mexican drug wars a stone's throw from U.S. soil and criminals armed with increasingly sophisticated technology challenging the most rigorous countermeasures.


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Alaska State Troopers Season Two 4-DVD Set
Alaska State Troopers Season Two 4-DVD Set
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They patrol hundreds of miles of rugged terrain in bone chilling temperatures. Their "beat" includes an island less than two miles off the coast of Russia. And they fight crime in areas with more bears than bars. They are the Alaska State Troopers—an elite law enforcement agency specially trained to serve and protect America's largest state.


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Locked Up Abroad DVD Set
Locked Up Abroad DVD Set
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National Geographic recounts the true stories of people who ended up miles from home, in a foreign land, in a situation beyond their worst nightmares. From travelers who ran afoul of the law and landed themselves behind bars, to explorers who found themselves hostages, Locked Up Abroad tells the extraordinary tales of ordinary people locked up abroad and how they regained their freedom.

Among the twelve action-packed programs, is a terrifying tale of kidnapping and murder by guerillas in Africa; a dope deal in Kuwait that starts small and ends in hard time; an anniversary holiday in the Philippines that ends in a kidnapping by Muslim terrorists; and many more extraordinary stories of unsuspecting travelers who barely made it home.


$44.95
Alaska State Troopers: Season One 2-DVD Set
Alaska State Troopers: Season One 2-DVD Set
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They are the first line of defense on the last frontier, the roughly 400 state troopers who patrol the rugged and unforgiving terrain of Alaska. One of the toughest law enforcement agencies in the nation, these officers often travel hundreds of miles in piercing subzero temperatures, where any person they encounter could be armed.


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Taboo, Season II: 4 DVD Set
Taboo, Season II: 4 DVD Set
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Complex and controversial, this mesmerizing hit series offers an insider's view of closed worlds traditionally off-limits to outsiders. Witness stunning stories about rituals and traditions so shocking that you can't help but be attracted to them. Taboo crosses the barriers of modern society and explores the diversity of the human race where the secret, sacred, and eccentric are part of the everyday experience of humanity.


$44.95
Civil Warriors 3-DVD Set
Civil Warriors 3-DVD Set
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In the wake of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, National Geographic follows descendants of ordinary Americans as they embark on personal journeys to discover the stories of their ancestors in the bloodiest war in American history.


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Alaska State Troopers Season Three DVD Set
Alaska State Troopers Season Three DVD Set
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They are the first line of defense on the last frontier, the roughly 400 state troopers who patrol the rugged and unforgiving terrain of America’s largest state—Alaska. These officers often travel hundreds of miles in piercing subzero temperatures to uphold the law. Responding by land, air and —with backup sometimes days away—they face danger to protect the people and wildlife of Alaska. Episodes include: Beers & Bears, Grizzly Showdown, DUI on the 4th of July, Spring Break Crazy, and Cowboy Fugitive.


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Africa Series 4 DVD Set
Africa Series 4 DVD Set
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From National Geographic Television and Thirteen/WNET New York, Africa is a groundbreaking eight-hour series captured over two years of filming in 11 countries. This epic series presents Africa through the eyes of its people, conveying the diversity and beauty of the land and the compelling personal stories of the people who shape its future. Africa contains eight hours plus one-hour bonus program "The Making of Africa."


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Ultimate WW II Special Edition DVD Set
Ultimate WW II Special Edition DVD Set
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Untold Stories of WWII - What if Hitler had the A-bomb? Why did Japan's submarine sneak attack on Pearl Harbor fail? Could the Kamikazes have turned the tide of the war in the Pacific? Now, these and other compelling stories about the secret weapons, ruthless tactics, and remarkable heroism of World War II can be told.


$49.95
Inside American Powers DVD Set
Inside American Powers DVD Set
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Join National Geographic for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look into three legendary American institutions.


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Treasures of Egypt 2 DVD Set
Treasures of Egypt 2 DVD Set
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Egypt: Quest for Eternity—The River Nile gave birth to one of history's great civilizations. Through the centuries, the ancient Egyptians created and constructed the most glorious monuments the world has ever seen. Explore the great temples of Luxor and Karnak. Cross the Nile to the Land of the Dead and enter the elaborately decorated tombs where the kings and queens are buried. Join Egyptologists as they unravel and interpret the riddles of Egypt's intriguing past.


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Surviving West Point 2 DVD Set
Surviving West Point 2 DVD Set
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Unbending regulations, excruciating physical demands, relentless academic requirements this is everyday life at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Since 1802, this revered institution has accepted only the most promising of Americans with the sole aim of transforming them into courageous soldiers and "leaders of character."


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When Rome Ruled 3-DVD Set
When Rome Ruled 3-DVD Set
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National Geographic's groundbreaking 8-part series reveals ancient Rome's hidden treasures and untold stories as never before. From iconic figures including Caligula, Caesar and Constantine, to epic events such as the eruption of Vesuvius, the invasion of Britain, and fall of Rome, When Rome Ruled reveals a startling up-to-date vision of the ancient empire and challenges our perception of what we know about the Romans and their lives. New discoveries about the Roman gladiators, Pompeii doomsday, and Caesar's assassination provide fresh insights into the empire that not only influenced Western civilization, but created it.


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Secret Service Files 2-DVD Set
Secret Service Files 2-DVD Set
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Icons of Power Slipcase DVD Set
Icons of Power Slipcase DVD Set
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They governed the greatest empires, kingdoms and nations of their time, and their power was often absolute. These remarkable sovereigns, rulers and conquerors could—by a single act, decree or whispered aside—better the lives of their people or condemn them to an existence plagued by war and deprivation. What made each one so special? How did they come to power? And once they assumed the mantle of leadership—whether by birth, by fiat or by deadly design—what did it feel like to rule? Find out with this popular National Geographic series.


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All Roads Film Festival 5th Anniversary Collection DVD Set
All Roads Film Festival 5th Anniversary Collection DVD Set
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National Geographic's All Roads Film Festival Collection brings together a stunning variety of short and feature-length films by indigenous and minority-culture filmmakers from around the world. These award-winning films celebrate the diversity, community and exhilarating creativity of our worldwide human family.


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Guns, Germs, and Steel 2-disc DVD Set
Guns, Germs, and Steel 2-disc DVD Set
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As seen on PBS and based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Jared Diamond, who traveled the globe for more than 30 years trying to answer one of the big questions in world history: Why is the world so unequal? The answers he found—that the societies that developed food production techniques first were also the first to develop writing, technology, and government—were simple, yet extraordinary. Our DVD weaves together anthropology and science with epic historical reenactments that bring his fascinating theories to life.


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The Best of Lisa Ling 2-disc DVD Set
The Best of Lisa Ling 2-disc DVD Set
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One of the most respected young voices in journalism, Lisa Ling was the dynamic host of National Geographic Explorer seen every week on the National Geographic Channel. She became known to millions when she was co-host of The View. Now as an investigative journalist, Lisa's job includes exploring the phenomenon of female suicide bombers, the hidden and dangerous culture inside American prisons, hunting down cocaine processing labs in the Colombian jungle, going head-to-head with narcotic-trafficking guerillas, venturing into active war zones, and trekking through Nepal with two eye surgeons who are bringing the gift of sight to some of the country's most remote villagers.


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Inside 9/11 DVD Set
Inside 9/11 DVD Set
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We'll never forget the day the world changed. Go beyond what has been reported and get a clearer picture of the day that redefined our nation. This 2-disc DVD Set offers new insights into the worst terrorist attack on American soil. Since the attack we have been barraged with information, creating a cloud of confusion for many. Details continue to come to light and patterns continue to emerge even after the 9/11 Commission released its report. The information in this film is of unprecedented scope and goes beyond what's been widely reported to reveal a clearer picture of events. With meticulous attention to detail and firsthand storytelling, this DVD Set presents a comprehensive and compelling perspective on that tragic day, from the earliest roots of al Qaeda to the 1993 World Trade Center bombing to the attacks of September 11. Due to graphic content, parental discretion is advised. A portion of the net proceeds will be donated to benefit the victims of 9/11.


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Doomsday Preppers Season Three DVD Set
Doomsday Preppers Season Three DVD Set
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Doomsday Preppers explores the lives of otherwise ordinary Americans who are preparing for the end of the world as we know it. Unique in their beliefs, motivations, and strategies, preppers will go to whatever lengths they can to make sure they are prepared for any of life’s uncertainties. And with our expert’s assessment, they will find out their chances of survival if their worst fears become a reality.


$34.95
Egypt Unwrapped 2-DVD Set
Egypt Unwrapped 2-DVD Set
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From the Sphinx and the pyramids to the rules of Cleopatra and the Scorpion King, the legends and mysteries of ancient Egypt have aroused endless speculation for centuries.


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Eat: The Story of Food DVD Set
Eat: The Story of Food DVD Set
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Travel through time on a culinary adventure that reveals the humble beginnings and climactic interludes of cuisine throughout the ages to reveal how food has made us who we are today—and how it shapes our future.


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Live Free or Die DVD Set
Live Free or Die DVD Set
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Across America's backyards, individuals have walked away from our modern society to live in backwoods. Follow six people who are living off of the land—surviving on what they can produce with their own two hands and sharp intuition.


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The Quest for Noah's Flood DVD Exclusive
The Quest for Noah's Flood DVD Exclusive
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Almost every major culture includes an ancient flood story. What if evidence of the Great Flood could be found? Join Dr. Robert Ballard, discoverer of the Titanic, on an odyssey to find the submerged truth about the Great Flood. Dr. Ballard sets off to look for ancient shipwrecks, and search for evidence supporting a controversial theory that links the legend of the Great Flood with the catastrophic flooding of the Black Sea around 5500 B.C. As his sonar scans the desolate sea floor, and robotic submersibles search the haunting darkness of the Black Sea's "dead zone," the truth begins to emerge from the murky depths of myth and legend.


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Ultimate World War II DVD Collection Deluxe Edition
Ultimate World War II DVD Collection Deluxe Edition
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Relive our nation's most heroic moments with The Ultimate World War II Collection: Deluxe Edition, a compelling anthology featuring six of National Geographic's critically acclaimed World War II documentary films. This definitive, collectible set explores the startling stories and dramatic battles of the world's greatest global conflict in over six hours of riveting drama.


$54.95
Collapse: Based on the Book by Jared Diamond DVD
Collapse: Based on the Book by Jared Diamond DVD
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Over the 20th and 21st centuries, the rise of our civilization has seemed unstoppable. But could our modern, industrialized civilization fall apart like great ancient ones before us? Two hundred years from now, will scientists find evidence that we followed a recipe for disaster similar to that of the Maya or the Romans? To understand a collapse, imagine it has already happened.


$24.95
Locked Up Abroad, Season Four, 2-DVD-R Set
Locked Up Abroad, Season Four, 2-DVD-R Set
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Locked Up Abroad tells the true stories of unsuspecting travelers embarked on what they thought would be fun-filled vacations only to barely make it home. Combining revealing interviews with dramatic re-enactments, each episode recounts an extraordinary situation and the unfortunate luck and, in some cases, the bad decisions that put the travelers in the wrong place at the wrong time.


$29.95
Hard Time Season One 2-DVD-R Set
Hard Time Season One 2-DVD-R Set
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National Geographic discovers how doing time in the extreme world of a state correctional facility can change someone.


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