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She is unconventional wisdom personified, as she had dedicated her entire life to chimpanzee research and conservation. It all began in 1960 when Jane Goodall, the 26-year-old…more
- Gloria: In Her Own WordsWatch This Now!
HBO Documentary Films presents a 60-minute biographical profile of Gloria Steinem, an icon of the feminist movement for over 40 years. Produced by Emmy®-winning documentary f…more
- Habla WomenWatch This Now!
In this film, members of the Latina culture and community describe different characteristics of their personal life experiences and larger human issues. Topics discussed inclu…more
- Immigration: promise and hope for generationsWatch This Now!
This program examines current immigration policy within the context of our historical role as a melting pot for diverse nationalities. The growing political debate over the in…more
- Macbeth: critical guideWatch This Now!
In this program, the major themes of Shakespeare's most popular tragedy are investigated by noted experts. Analyzing key scenes from an award-winning film production, Professo…more
- Jane Austen: A Concise BiographyWatch This Now!
This installment of the Famous Authors series offers overviews of Jane Austen's life and works. The video profiles Austen's family and their connections to England's society. …more
- Habla Texas.Watch This Now!
In this film, discover the challenges and advantages of being a part of the Mexican American community from the members themselves. Hear from men and women who each have a uni…more
- Kurt Waldheim: UN Secretary-General, 1972-1981Watch This Now!
Although dogged by scandal after his term as Secretary-General, Kurt Waldheim steered the United Nations through a precarious phase of global history-in which the Vietnam War …more
- Javier Perez de Cuellar: UN Secretary-General, 1982-1991Watch This Now!
During his two terms as United Nations Secretary-General, Javier Perez de Cuellar encountered and made use of several opportunities for international conflict resolution. He h…more
- DNA: Secret of Photo 51Watch This Now!
One of the greatest scientific achievements of the 20th century was the discovery of DNA's double helix structure. James Watson and Francis Crick published their findings on A…more
- History of the anthropoid: search for beginningWatch This Now!
Curiosity is often the driving force behind great discoveries. In this program, Friedemann Schrenk teams up with Meave Leakey to examine fossil specimens recovered at Lake Tur…more
- Designer drugs: uncertain bordersWatch This Now!
Hallucinogenic plants may be the oldest drugs in the world, and were probably used in rituals during prehistoric times. In the 20th century, LSD and ecstasy became the halluci…more