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Nick on the Rocks

Ancient Cascades Volcanoes

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Bridge of the Gods Landslide

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Lake Chelan — Battle of the Ice Sheets

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Chasing Ancient Rivers

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Columns of Basalt Lava

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Seattle Fault

Try to decide why Americans are fascinated by celebrity gangster Al Capone.

Call the Midwife

How Accurate Is ‘Call the Midwife?’ A 1950s London Midwife Shares Her Story

Underground Railroad: The Williams Still Story is the story of a humble Philadelphia clerk who risked his life shepherding runaway slaves to freedom in the tumultuous years leading up to America’s Civil War. William Still was the director of a complex network of abolitionists, sympathizers and safe houses that stretched from Philadelphia to what is now Southern Ontario.

SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME is a 90-minute documentary that challenges one of Americans' most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery in this country ended with the Emancipation Proclamation. The film tells how even as chattel slavery came to an end in 1865, thousands of African Americans were pulled back into forced labor with shocking force and brutality.