The Volunteers (2017)

Introduction The Volunteers is Ricky Schroder’s latest unscripted documentary, which follows cameraman River Rainbow Hagg on a humanitarian mission to witness firsthand the war being waged against ISIS in northern Syria. Outline Part One: This 2-part series follows River Hagg as he travels to war-torn Syria, in hopes of documenting stories of the worst humanitarian… Read More

Rebel: Loreta Velazquez, Secret Soldier of the American Civil War (2013)

Introduction A woman, a myth, and the politics of national history. Based on the memoirs of a Cuban woman soldier of the American Civil War. Outline At the outset of the American Civil War, Loreta Janeta Velazquez, an educated Cuban born teenager, fought as an officer in the battle of First Bull Run, was wounded… Read More

The Divided Union – The Story of the American Civil War, 1861-1865 (1987): Part 05 – Conclusion at Appomattox

Introduction Historical documentary on the American Civil War (1861-1865) featuring firsthand information from personal diaries, soldiers’ letters, reminiscences, personal accounts, photographs, paintings, extensive footage of battlefields and historic locations, as well as interviews with leading historians and writers, and reenactments of many of the key campaigns. All this makes this title an authentic documentary of… Read More

The Divided Union – The Story of the American Civil War, 1861-1865 (1987): Part 04 – Total War

Introduction Historical documentary on the American Civil War (1861-1865) featuring firsthand information from personal diaries, soldiers’ letters, reminiscences, personal accounts, photographs, paintings, extensive footage of battlefields and historic locations, as well as interviews with leading historians and writers, and reenactments of many of the key campaigns. All this makes this title an authentic documentary of… Read More

The Divided Union – The Story of the American Civil War, 1861-1865 (1987): Part 03 – High Tide of the Confederacy

Introduction Historical documentary on the American Civil War (1861-1865) featuring firsthand information from personal diaries, soldiers’ letters, reminiscences, personal accounts, photographs, paintings, extensive footage of battlefields and historic locations, as well as interviews with leading historians and writers, and reenactments of many of the key campaigns. All this makes this title an authentic documentary of… Read More

The Divided Union – The Story of the American Civil War, 1861-1865 (1987): Part 02 – Bloody Stalemate

Introduction Historical documentary on the American Civil War (1861-1865) featuring firsthand information from personal diaries, soldiers’ letters, reminiscences, personal accounts, photographs, paintings, extensive footage of battlefields and historic locations, as well as interviews with leading historians and writers, and reenactments of many of the key campaigns. All this makes this title an authentic documentary of… Read More

The Divided Union – The Story of the American Civil War, 1861-1865 (1987): Part 01 – Forward to Sumter

Introduction Historical documentary on the American Civil War (1861-1865) featuring firsthand information from personal diaries, soldiers’ letters, reminiscences, personal accounts, photographs, paintings, extensive footage of battlefields and historic locations, as well as interviews with leading historians and writers, and reenactments of many of the key campaigns. All this makes this title an authentic documentary of… Read More

Reconstruction – America After the Civil War (2019): Hour 4

Introduction A comprehensive and compelling history of the United States immediately following the Civil War. Outline (General) Henry Louis Gates Jr. presents a vital new four-hour documentary series on Reconstruction: America After the Civil War. The series explores the transformative years following the American Civil War, when the nation struggled to rebuild itself in the… Read More

Reconstruction – America After the Civil War (2019): Hour 3

Introduction A comprehensive and compelling history of the United States immediately following the Civil War. Outline (General) Henry Louis Gates Jr. presents a vital new four-hour documentary series on Reconstruction: America After the Civil War. The series explores the transformative years following the American Civil War, when the nation struggled to rebuild itself in the… Read More