Cortez Conqueror of Mexico

This documentary tour de force on the world's greatest battles and the fearless men who won them. The Conquerors examines 12 legendary figures that...

Discovery: The Waldseemuller Map

A map is more than a geographical representation of a land. It is an image which mirrors a society's political religious and cultural vision...

Episode 2 Mexico

In September 2004on the last remaining site on the Mall in Washington D.C., the Smithsonian Institution opened the National Museum of the American Indian,...

Blood of the Sun God

In 1532Pizarro defeated the great Incan emperor Atahualpa. This is the story of a poor, uneducated swine herdsman whose goal was gold and glory....

Episode 4 Invasion Of The Coast

In September 2004on the last remaining site on the Mall in Washington D.C., the Smithsonian Institution opened the National Museum of the American Indian,...

The Great Inca Rebellion

History reports that the mighty Inca were swiftly wiped out by a small band of Conquistadors. But new evidence is being unearthed that may...

Episode 5 A Cauldron of War

In September 2004on the last remaining site on the Mall in Washington D.C., the Smithsonian Institution opened the National Museum of the American Indian,...

Episode 15 The Aztecs

Each half hour episode looks at a major fighting people or force and charts the reasons for their rise to dominance and subsequent fall....

Episode 20 The Sioux Warriors of the Plains

Each half hour episode looks at a major fighting people or force and charts the reasons for their rise to dominance and subsequent fall....

Episode 6 Dark Continents

History of the Christian faith looking at its origins, development and turbulent past. High profile British personalities examine a religion that has particular resonance...