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Amend: The Fight for AmericaAmend: The Fight for America
Netflix, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary, Mini-Series | ► Trailer

When the United States of America was founded, the ideals of freedom and equality did not apply to all people. These are the stories of the brave Americans who fought to right the nation's wrongs and enshrine the values we hold most dear into the Constitution - with liberty and justice for all.


Lincoln's DilemmaLincoln's Dilemma
Apple TV+, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary | ► Trailer

This documentary is a fresh exploration of President Lincoln and the complex journey to end slavery. Narrated by Jeffrey Wright and featuring the voices of Bill Camp as Abraham Lincoln and Leslie Odom Jr. as Frederick Douglass, the series is a 21st century examination of a complicated man and the people and events that shaped his evolving stance on slavery.


Lincoln: Divided We StandLincoln: Divided We Stand
CNN, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary, Biography | ► Trailer

Narrated by Sterling K. Brown, this six-part docuseries takes a comprehensive look at the remarkable and unexpected story of Abraham Lincoln by exploring his complicated inner world, seamlessly interweaving his tragic personal life with his history making political career. The series uses a mix of expert interviews, cinematic recreations, rare artifacts, and never before broadcast photos and letters to take viewers on a transcendent journey into the life and times of this iconic U.S. president.


Arthur & GeorgeArthur & George
ITV, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 3/5

Martin Clunes will star as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the writer of 'Sherlock' in a new adaptation of the book 'Arthur and Barnes'.


Kennedy (2023)Kennedy (2023)
History, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Family, Crime, History, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.3/5

A chronicle of John F. Kennedy's life, including his youth, ascension into politics, presidency, and his lasting impact on history.


Tesla's Death Ray: A Murder DeclassifiedTesla's Death Ray: A Murder Declassified
Discovery, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Reality, Documentary
Rating: 3/5

Explore the enigmatic Nikola Tesla's inventions and research in this thrilling series. Declassified documents reveal secrets behind the Death Ray. Join the investigation into Tesla's mysterious death and the potential involvement of his groundbreaking discoveries. Uncover the truth.


Kingpin (2018)Kingpin (2018)
History, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Crime, Documentary
Rating: 3/5

The journeys of some of the most well-known names in the world of crime, and a look at how they began as unknown thugs and transformed into globally notorious kings of crime.


House of SaddamHouse of Saddam
BBC Three, 2008 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, History, Biography
Rating: 4/5

The four-part series charts the rise and fall of the world's most significant political dictators in recent history, Saddam Hussein. The drama explores Saddam's sinister personality by delving into both his political, and personal life, from his rise to power in the early 70's to his fall and capture in 2003.


Hitler's Circle of EvilHitler's Circle of Evil
Netflix, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Military/War, History

Surviving power struggles, betrayals and plots, Hitler's inner circle of Nazi leaders seizes control of Germany and designs its disastrous future.


MadibaMadiba
BET, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History, Mini-Series, Biography | ► Trailer

Madiba is based on two Mandela books, Conversations With Myself and Nelson Mandela by Himself. Named after Madiba, the Thembu clan to which Nelson Mandela belonged, the project tells the story of a younger Nelson Mandela during the early-60s as he deals with the political unrest engulfing South Africa. Shot exclusively in South Africa and on Robben Island, Madiba details the early years of Mandela's personal journey, and reveals the behind-the-scenes strategizing and bold organizing tactics he and his collaborators used to bring attention to their movement both domestically and internationally.