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Drowning New Orleans DVD Exclusive
Drowning New Orleans DVD Exclusive
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/U.S. History

On August 28, 2005, an early Sunday morning, America woke up to a shocking surprise. Katrina, a moderate "category one" hurricane that recently skirted Florida, had blown up and had become into a "category five" killer and it was headed straight for New Orleans. Join National Geographic as we survey the vast devastation after Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans.


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Secrets of the Titanic 100 Year Anniversary DVD Collection
Secrets of the Titanic 100 Year Anniversary DVD Collection
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Category: DVDs/Adventure and Exploration

National Geographic remembers the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic with a special collection including the original classic Secrets of the Titanic and the new special Save the Titanic with Bob Ballard.


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The Lost JFK Tapes: The Assassination DVD
The Lost JFK Tapes: The Assassination DVD
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/U.S. History

For nearly 45 years, hundreds of hours of news footage and radio reports quietly languished in Dallas—first kept under wraps by the local news stations who owned them, then in the vault of a museum dedicated to preserving the memory of the day John F. Kennedy was killed.


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Hard Time: The Ropes DVD Exclusive
Hard Time: The Ropes DVD Exclusive
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Hays State Prison is one of the toughest facilities in Georgia. Follow new inmates as they are forced to learn the ropes and face the hurdles that come with entering a new prison. And experience the front lines of being a corrections officer in a facility where tensions run especially high and where the system's efforts to control inmates can make its officers targets.


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Beyond 2000: The Explorers DVD Exclusive
Beyond 2000: The Explorers DVD Exclusive
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Category: DVDs/Adventure and Exploration

For more than 100 years, National Geographic explorers have defined the spirit of adventure. Now, provocative interviews and spectacular footage introduce you to a new generation of explorers who take you on an unforgettable journey, that give you a glimpse of where adventure will take us in the future.


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Lost Fleet Of Columbus DVD
Lost Fleet Of Columbus DVD
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Long description


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Dark Secrets of the Lusitania DVD-R
Dark Secrets of the Lusitania DVD-R
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Category: DVDs/Adventure and Exploration

When a German submarine sank passenger liner RMS Lusitania on May, 1915, it redefined the laws of conflict. The loss of the boat and 1,198 lives shocked the world. But was the U-boat’s torpedo the only thing that sank the Lusitania? Or was a second reported explosion caused by an illegal cargo of weapons? Dark Secrets of the Lusitania plunges below the waves on a new expedition to venture into the wreck in a bid to get to the bottom of this century-old war crime.With tense dives in high seas, lab research into explosive theories and the haunting recorded testimony of survivors, this revealing documentary follows the team as they deploy the latest submersible, diving and computer technology to battle the Atlantic, the weather and even the ship itself. As divers risk their lives exploring the ghostly wreck, will the Lusitania finally give up her secrets and will the wreck’s elderly owner finally learn the reason for her demise?


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Writing the Dead Sea Scrolls DVD-R
Writing the Dead Sea Scrolls DVD-R
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/Religion

The Dead Sea Scrolls are widely considered to be one of the greatest archaeological finds in modern history. More than a half century after their discovery, scientists are still trying to solve the mystery of who wrote them.


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Lincoln: American Mastermind DVD Exclusive
Lincoln: American Mastermind DVD Exclusive
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Campaigning for 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln arrived onto the national stage as "Honest Abe." But was he really a simple frontiersman or a brilliant strategist who manipulated his public image, using newspapers, photography, and even folksy imagery to win over voters? Lincoln's abilities may have begun in the backwoods, but he applied them throughout his life—honing his powers of persuasion in courtrooms across Illinois, running for a Senate seat and dealing with national crisis as the president. With the combination of dramatic re-creations, scientific discoveries, rare photos and interviews with historians, National Geographic reveals the hidden side of Lincoln and the well-orchestrated moves that took him all the way to the White House.


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Gladiators Back from the Dead DVD-R
Gladiators Back from the Dead DVD-R
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/Ancient Civilizations

Up to one million gladiators are thought to have died in arenas across the Roman Empire. And, although fascination with gladiators has been high, the details of their lives and deaths remain fragmentary. Now, with the discovery of an ancient Roman burial site containing 80 skeletons thought to be gladiator warriors, National Geographic recreates the world of the Roman arena and how six gladiators lived, fought and died.


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Vanished from Alcatraz DVD-R
Vanished from Alcatraz DVD-R
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New evidence suggests that at least one convict escaped from Alcatraz and survived. National Geographic investigates one of the most intricate prison escapes in history—three tireless inmates break from the fortress-like Alcatraz Island Federal Penitentiary and brave the frigid waters in a handmade raft. For nearly 50 years, it was assumed that these men drowned, but what if they didn't?


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Marijuana Gold Rush DVD-R
Marijuana Gold Rush DVD-R
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Despite the fact that cultivation of cannabis remains a federal offense, a new generation of "ganja-preneurs" hopes to cash in on the growing market for medical marijuana. In California, the Green Rush is in full bloom as growers, dispensaries, hydroponic nurseries, testing labs and insurance companies fight for a piece of this irresistible economic brownie. Marijuana Gold Rush enters the brave new business world of pot—where Manhattan execs have joined forces with old-school growers in Northern California to explore the real potential of this budding industry.


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Maya Underworld: The Real Doomsday DVD-R
Maya Underworld: The Real Doomsday DVD-R
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Venturing into vast underwater graveyards of Mayan human sacrifices in Mexico, journalist Diego Buñuel searches for new revelations about the infamous upcoming doomsday. Using groundbreaking National Geographic technology, Diego and a team of archaeologists literally light up the abyss to explore these underwater tombs and gain key insight into why some believe the Maya may have predicted an impending apocalypse.


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The Last Days of Osama Bin Laden DVD-R
The Last Days of Osama Bin Laden DVD-R
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/War and Military

One of the most sensitive, top secret missions eliminated America’s number one terrorist target, Osama bin Laden, but the celebration was almost immediately tempered by thorny questions. How did the U.S. finally catch up with the terrorist mastermind who eluded capture for nearly a decade? Why was he able to hide in plain sight just yards away from Pakistan’s most prestigious military academy? Was he able to direct attacks from his hideout? And why did the man who vowed to resist to his last breath give up his life with not much of a fight?


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American Gypsies DVD-R
American Gypsies DVD-R
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Meet the Johns family: a burly middle-aged business man with big dreams, a psychic grandmother, an ailing father and family patriarch, a hot-headed younger brother, a daughter with an eye on a scandalous acting career, a nephew who is dating a rival family's daughter and a son who hardly seems ready to take on the family business.


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Amreeka DVD
Amreeka DVD
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Amreeka chronicles the adventures of Muna, a single mother who leaves the West Bank with Fadi, her teenage son, with dreams of an exciting future in the promised land of small town Illinois. In America, as her son navigates high school hallways the way he used to move through military checkpoints, the indomitable Muna scrambles together a new life cooking up falafel burgers as well as hamburgers at the local White Castle.


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Inside Underground Poker DVD-R
Inside Underground Poker DVD-R
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Across New York City, an underground economy generated by clandestine high-stakes poker games pulsates with danger, allure, and adrenaline. One of the top games in the city is run by Mikey Tatts, who has cultivated an eclectic roster of players and friends, including Wall Street brokers, doctors, business owners, drug dealers, pimps, and people who make their living playing cards.


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Egypt Unwrapped 2-DVD Set
Egypt Unwrapped 2-DVD Set
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/Ancient Civilizations

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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