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Historical Heroes


Historical Heroes

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Item Number:
DCS DC776021
Price:
$59.95
Format:
DVD
Length:
n/a
Copyright:
2004
Closed Caption:
Yes
Producer:
Discovery Channel School
Grade Level:
6 - 12
ISBN:
1587389770
Summary:
What makes a hero? This thoughtful program encourages students to weigh the heroic value of such attributes as rebelliousness, endurance, and risk-taking. Segments feature astronauts, outcasts, and revolutionaries. Great Books: The Right Stuff--Explores the experiences of American astronauts through Tom Wolfe's book. The Original Gangs of New York--Addresses how 19th-century gangs in New York helped forge the city's politics and identity. Australia's Criminal Past--Tells the story of convicts who became Australia's first European settlers after being forcibly transported there by Great Britain. Great Books: Les Miserables--Analyzes life in post-Revolutionary France as described in Victor Hugo's classic novel.

Only available in the US.




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