The Chroniclers Tale

Episode 4 of 52

"Metals revolutionized tools, as well as societies, in the empires of Assyria, Persia, and Neo-Babylonia."

Release date: 1989
Produced by: WGBH Boston

Covering the ancient world through the age of technology, this illustrated lecture by Eugen Weber presents a tapestry of political and social events woven with many strands — religion, industry, agriculture, demography, government, economics, and art. A visual feast of over 2,700 images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art portrays key events that shaped the development of Western thought, culture, and tradition. This series is also valuable for teachers seeking to review the subject matter.

Series Info: https://www.learner.org/resources/series58.html
About Eugen Weber: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugen_Weber

Episode 3 of 52

"Settlements in the Fertile Crescent gave rise to the great river civilizations of the Middle East."

Release date: 1989
Produced by: WGBH Boston

Covering the ancient world through the age of technology, this illustrated lecture by Eugene Weber presents a tapestry of political and social events woven with many strands — religion, industry, agriculture, demography, government, economics, and art. A visual feast of over 2,700 images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art portrays key events that shaped the development of Western thought, culture, and tradition. This series is also valuable for teachers seeking to review the subject matter.

Series Info: https://www.learner.org/resources/series58.html
About Eugene Weber: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugen_Weber

Episode 2 of 52

"Egyptian irrigation created one of the first great civilizations."

Release date: 1989
Produced by: WGBH Boston

Covering the ancient world through the age of technology, this illustrated lecture by Eugene Weber presents a tapestry of political and social events woven with many strands — religion, industry, agriculture, demography, government, economics, and art. A visual feast of over 2,700 images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art portrays key events that shaped the development of Western thought, culture, and tradition. This series is also valuable for teachers seeking to review the subject matter.

Series Info: https://www.learner.org/resources/series58.html
About Eugene Weber: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugen_Weber

Episode 1 of 52

"The origins of the human race are traced from anthropoid ancestors to the agricultural revolution."

Release date: 1989
Produced by: WGBH Boston

Covering the ancient world through the age of technology, this illustrated lecture by Eugen Weber presents a tapestry of political and social events woven with many strands — religion, industry, agriculture, demography, government, economics, and art. A visual feast of over 2,700 images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art portrays key events that shaped the development of Western thought, culture, and tradition. This series is also valuable for teachers seeking to review the subject matter.

Series Info: https://www.learner.org/resources/series58.html
About Eugene Weber: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugen_Weber

Title: The American Civil War: A Military History
Author: John Keegan
Disc of 8 of 8
Running Time: 1:17:50
Published by Random House Audio, 2009

Title: The American Civil War: A Military History
Author: John Keegan
Disc of 7 of 8
Running Time: 1:17:50
Published by Random House Audio, 2009

Title: The American Civil War: A Military History
Author: John Keegan
Disc of 6 of 8
Running Time: 1:17:50
Published by Random House Audio, 2009

Title: The American Civil War: A Military History
Author: John Keegan
Disc of 5 of 8
Running Time: 1:17:50
Published by Random House Audio, 2009

Title: The American Civil War: A Military History
Author: John Keegan
Disc of 4 of 8
Running Time: 1:17:50
Published by Random House Audio, 2009

Soldiers: A History of Men in Battle - Episode 9 - "Casualty"
Running time: 48:16
Presented by: Frederick Forsyth
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Original language(s): English
Episode release date: 120 November 1985
Original network: BBC

Episode List
1 - "The Face of Battle" (18 September 1985)
2 - "Cavalry" (25 September 1985)
3 - "Gunner" (2 October 1985)
4 - "Fighting Spirit" (9 October 1985)
5 - "Infantry" (23 October 1985)
6 - "Tank" (30 October 1985)
7 - "Air Power" (6 November 1985)
8 - "Sapper" (13 November 1985)
9 - "Casualty" (20 November 1985)
10 - "Sinews of War" (27 November 1985)
11 - "Commander" (4 December 1985)
12 - "Irregular" (11 December 1985)
13 - "Experience of War" (18 December 1985)

The first battles of the American Revolutionary War, taking place on 19 April, 1775.

Title: The American Civil War: A Military History
Author: John Keegan
Disc of 3 of 8
Running Time: 1:17:32
Published by Random House Audio, 2009

Title: The American Civil War: A Military History
Author: John Keegan
Disc of 2 of 8
Running Time: 1:17:53
Published by Random House Audio, 2009

Title: The American Civil War: A Military History
Author: John Keegan
Disc of 1 of 8
Running Time: 1:17:48
Published by Random House Audio, 2009

Ben Franklin (Documentary)
Running time: 1:30:52
Release Date: 2004
Narrated by: Ed Herrmann

Caption of Benjamin Franklin by David Martin (1737-1797). Oil on canvas, 1767. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Running time: 46:31
Presented by: Frederick Forsyth
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Original language(s): English
Episode release date: 20 November 1985
Original network: BBC

Episode List
1 - "The Face of Battle" (18 September 1985)
2 - "Cavalry" (25 September 1985)
3 - "Gunner" (2 October 1985)
4 - "Fighting Spirit" (9 October 1985)
5 - "Infantry" (23 October 1985)
6 - "Tank" (30 October 1985)
7 - "Air Power" (6 November 1985)
8 - "Sapper" (13 November 1985)
9 - "Casualty" (20 November 1985)
10 - "Sinews of War" (27 November 1985)
11 - "Commander" (4 December 1985)
12 - "Irregular" (11 December 1985)
13 - "Experience of War" (18 December 1985)

Running time: 50:24
Presented by: Frederick Forsyth
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Original language(s): English
Episode release date: 30 October 1985
Original network: BBC

Episode List
1 - "The Face of Battle" (18 September 1985)
2 - "Cavalry" (25 September 1985)
3 - "Gunner" (2 October 1985)
4 - "Fighting Spirit" (9 October 1985)
5 - "Infantry" (23 October 1985)
6 - "Tank" (30 October 1985)
7 - "Air Power" (6 November 1985)
8 - "Sapper" (13 November 1985)
9 - "Casualty" (20 November 1985)
10 - "Sinews of War" (27 November 1985)
11 - "Commander" (4 December 1985)
12 - "Irregular" (11 December 1985)
13 - "Experience of War" (18 December 1985)

Running time: 48:16
Presented by: Frederick Forsythe
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Original language(s): English
Episode release date: 18 September 1985
Original network: BBC

Episode List
1 - "The Face of Battle" (18 September 1985)
2 - "Cavalry" (25 September 1985)
3 - "Gunner" (2 October 1985)
4 - "Fighting Spirit" (9 October 1985)
5 - "Infantry" (23 October 1985)
6 - "Tank" (30 October 1985)
7 - "Air Power" (6 November 1985)
8 - "Sapper" (13 November 1985)
9 - "Casualty" (20 November 1985)
10 - "Sinews of War" (27 November 1985)
11 - "Commander" (4 December 1985)
12 - "Irregular" (11 December 1985)
13 - "Experience of War" (18 December 1985)

Title: Vietnam: The Air War
Publisher: Spinnaker Software
Year: 1987
Running time: 45:52
Format: VHS

This is disc five of five of "Tiger Force" by Michael Sallah and Mitch Weiss
Read by Harry Chase
Running Time: 1:09:34
Published by Time Warner AudioBooks in 2006

This is disc four of five of "Tiger Force" by Michael Sallah and Mitch Weiss
Read by Harry Chase
Running Time: 1:08:41
Published by Time Warner AudioBooks in 2006

This is disc three of five of "Tiger Force" by Michael Sallah and Mitch Weiss
Read by Harry Chase
Running Time: 1:11:44
Published by Time Warner AudioBooks in 2006

This is disc two of five of "Tiger Force" by Michael Sallah and Mitch Weiss
Read by Harry Chase
Running Time: 1:13:58
Published by Time Warner AudioBooks in 2006

This is disc one of five of "Tiger Force" by Michael Sallah and Mitch Weiss
Read by Harry Chase
Running Time: 1:12:52
Published by Time Warner AudioBooks in 2006

This is disc twelve of twelve of "The Coldest Winter" by David Halberstam.
Read by Edward Herrmann
Running Time: 1:11:14
Published by Hyperion Audiobooks in 2007

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