History Channel


Day After Disaster – Washington DC

In the current climate of widespread national security concerns in the U.S., many people worry that the threat of a nuclear attack on American soil is more plausible than ever. In this chilling program, get a firsthand look at what would happen if a nuclear bomb exploded in the heart of Washington, D.C. With shockingly realistic dramatizations, DAY AFTER DISASTER puts you in the line of fire to experience the consequences of nuclear fallout — from the moment of detonation to 24 hours afterward. Focusing on the administration’s controversial Continuity of Government program (COG) History Channel™ offers a rare inside […]


History Channel – True Caribbean Pirates

Long ago scores of real pirates plied their brutal trade in the temperate waters of the Caribbean Ocean. In the 1600s and 1700s, Captain Henry Morgan, Blackbeard, Calico Jack Rackham, Ann Bonny, Mary Read, and Black Bart were among the infamous pirates whose crews lied in wait to violently raid the merchant ships of various nations. The true stories of who they were, how they operated, and their various successes and failures in this dark and deadly profession, go far beyond popular legend. Related articles Yo ho ho: 10 pirate islands (msnbc.msn.com)