National Geographic – Across the Atlantic: Behind The Lindbergh Legend [VHS]

National Geographic – Across the Atlantic: Behind The Lindbergh Legend [VHS]

The story behind Charles Lindbergh’s epic New York-Paris flight is well told in this documentary produced by National Geographic. Archival photographs and vintage newsreel footage are used to portray Lindbergh’s early aviation career, and some carefully shot reenactments in which an actor portrays Lindbergh provide an intelligent look at just how daring his 1927 flight really was. The speedy construction of his plane, The Spirit of St. Louis, is portrayed, and the challenges Lindbergh faced from

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Across Atlantic Ice: The Origin of America’s Clovis Culture

Across Atlantic Ice: The Origin of America’s Clovis Culture

Who were the first humans to inhabit North America? According to the now familiar story, mammal hunters entered the continent some 12,000 years ago via a land bridge that spanned the Bering Sea. Distinctive stone tools belonging to the Clovis culture established the presence of these early New World people. But are the Clovis tools Asian in origin? Drawing from original archaeological analysis, paleoclimatic research, and genetic studies, noted archaeologists Dennis J. Stanford and Bruce A. Bra

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A Walk Across the Sun

A Walk Across the Sun

Corban Addison leads readers on a chilling, eye-opening journey into Mumbai’s seedy underworld–and the nightmare of two orphaned girls swept into the international sex trade. When a tsunami rages through their coastal town in India, 17-year-old Ahalya Ghai and her 15-year-old sister Sita are left orphaned and homeless. With almost everyone they know suddenly erased from the face of the earth, the girls set out for the convent where they attend school. They are abducted almost immediately and s

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A Walk Across the Sun

A Walk Across the Sun

Corban Addison’s debut novel, A Walk Across the Sun, made waves when it was first published, called “pulse-revving with a serious message,” by O, the Oprah magazine. John Grisham said, “Addison has written a novel that is beautiful in its story and also important in its message. A Walk Across The Sun deserves a wide audience.” A trained lawyer committed to the cause of advancing international human rights and abolishing modern slavery, Addison has written a novel that enlightens whil

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