Historical Documentary Thursdays
JFK: Stronger, Smartest, and Bravest President
November 2, 10:30am – 12pm
This biography of President John Kennedy provides a fresh look at an enigmatic man who has become one of the nation’s most beloved and most mourned leaders.
Dunkirk: The Real Story
November 9, 10:30am – 12pm
With rare historical archival footage from both the German and British sides, this documentary is the real story of how Prime Minister Winston Churchill authorized Operation Dynamo. By the end of the operation, more than 300,000 Belgian, French, and British soldiers had been rescued by a hastily assembled fleet of over 800 boats.
Ellis Island: History of Immigration to the United States
November 16, 10:30am – 12pm
This award-winning documentary provides a
moving look at the role of Ellis Island in the
history of immigration to the United States between 1890 and 1920.
The 20th Century with Mike Wallace: The Whole World Was Watching
November 30, 10:30am – 12pm
Acclaimed journalist Mike Wallace profiles the history of broadcasting live news coverage since the first satellite link-up in 1962, and the political and social effects it has had on American society.