With WETA (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. The Central Park Five (2012)
Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary, Crime, History
A documentary that examines the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. After having spent between 6 and 13 years each in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime.
Votes: 6,097 | Gross: $0.27M
4. The West (1996)
537 min | Documentary, History, War
Stephen Ives' "The West" is a PBS 4-Video Series co-produced by Ken Burns: - "Death Runs Riot" 85 min. - "Fight No More Forever" 85 min. - "Ghost Dance" 58 min. - "The People" 82 min.
5. Baseball (1994–2010)
TV-PG | 1,140 min | Documentary, History, Sport
A documentary on the history of the sport with major topics including Afro-American players, player/team owner relations and the resilience of the game.
7. The National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009)
120 min | Documentary, History
The history of the U.S. National Parks system, including the initial ideas which led to the world's first national parks and the expansion of the system over 150 years.
12. Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War (2016)
PG | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War: Waitstill Sharp, a Unitarian minister, and Martha Sharp, a trained social worker, in February 1939, boldly commit to a life-threatening mission in Europe to assist refugees.
13. Astroboy (1980–1981)
24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Originally intended to be kept a secret, the Pinocchio-like character becomes a publicly renowned superhero -- complete with devices like laser-firing fingers, uncanny hearing, and ... See full summary »
14. Brooklyn Bridge (1981)
TV-G | 58 min | Documentary, History
This documentary chronicles the world-famous Brooklyn Bridge in New York City. The difficult construction process is described in interesting detail; later parts of the film interview ... See full summary »
17. Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery (1997 TV Movie)
TV-G | 240 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
The story of the most important American exploration expedition in American history and the participants in it.
20. Jackie Robinson (2016– )
TV-PG | 240 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary chronicles the personal and professional life of Jackie Robinson from his birth in 1919 to his death in 1972. Robinson's rise from humble beginnings to became an American hero and pivotal figure in American history are detailed.
TV-G | 181 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The story of Elizabeth Stanton and Susan B. Anthony and their life long fight to bring equal rights to women.
27. The Senate Watergate Hearings (1973)
The Senate Watergate hearings got underway May 17 and were the major focus of Watergate developments during the summer. A parade of clean-cut, young, contrite former CRP and White House ... See full summary »
28. America in Primetime (2011– )
TV-14 | Documentary
This documentary series looks at the evolution of specific character types appearing on American primetime episodic television from post WWII to the early twenty-first century. These ... See full summary »
29. In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul (2014 TV Special)
TV-PG | 56 min | Music
A celebration of American women artists whose work has left an indelible and profound impact on our national musical culture. Several well-known singers bring blues, jazz, soul, R&B, and rock 'n' roll together at the White House.
32. Lafayette: The Lost Hero (2010 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 53 min | Documentary
No one in recorded history has suffered a fate quite like Lafayette. Once, the most famous man in the world; today, few people know who he was or what he accomplished. It is time to re-evaluate his crucial role in America's independence.
87 min | Documentary, History
America's desire for freedom and the open road resulted in the construction of thousands of highways during the Eisenhower administration. Through interviews, archival footage and ... See full summary »
36. The Kennedy Center Presents: A Tribute to Muddy Waters: King of the Blues (1998 TV Special)
75 min | Documentary, Music
Recorded October 11, 1997 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington D.C., an impressive All-Star cast of Blues musicians, including Muddy's own son Bill Morganfield,... See full summary »
37. A Force More Powerful (1999)
TV-G | 110 min | Documentary
This two-part Emmy-nominated series explores one of the 20th century's most important but least understood stories: how nonviolent power has overcome oppression and authoritarian rule all ... See full summary »
38. Emilio and Gloria Estefan: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song (2019 TV Movie)
Emilio and Gloria Estefan receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song -- the first married couple or musicians-songwriters of Hispanic descent to receive the honor.
39. Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise (2016)
TV-PG | 240 min | Documentary
Documentary with host Henry Louis Gates Jr. chronicles the triumphs, struggles and contradictions of the last fifty years in African American History.
42. Bringing Down a Dictator (2002 TV Movie)
TV-G | 56 min | Documentary
A student group called Otpor! ("Resistance!" in Serbian) forms part of the nonviolent opposition movement that toppled the regime of Slobodan Milosevic.
44. Washington in the 2000s (2019 TV Movie)
PG | 60 min | Documentary
Washington in the 2000s recounts major events, people and places of a decade in which sports thrived with return of baseball, the re-emergence of the Redskins, the Terrapins winning the ... See full summary »
45. Lance Loud!: A Death in an American Family (2003 TV Movie)
Documentary, Biography, Drama
A documentary. that is a follow-up of sorts to _"American Family, An" (1973)_, follows the life of Lance Loud, the son of the Loud family who came out on air, unprecedented on broadcast ... See full summary »
49. Washington in the '90s (2018 TV Movie)
TV-G | 60 min | Documentary
Washington in the 90s recounts the major events, people and places of a decade in which the District of Columbia transitioned from a city of crisis, to a city of opportunity.