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    Jan 29th, 2010 | By | Category: DVDs


    Great Hearts of Courage
    They Brought Hope & Comfort to Millions
    (Street Date: March 16, 2010)
    SRP $24.99 UPC 033937038969
    Over 3 Hours / 2-Discs / Not Rated

    Profiles seven of the 20th century’s most inspiring figures
    Includes five winners of the Nobel Prize
    Nelson Mandela the subject of the Golden Globe-nominated film Invictus
    Unforgettable true stories of faith and triumph over adversity
    Complete seven-part series on two discs

    This uplifting series celebrates the lives and achievements of seven towering figures whose vision, courage, and talent changed the course of history. Here, in their own words and insightful interviews with noted historians, journalists, and cultural figures, are their powerful stories. Compelling archival footage is moving testament to how these 20th century icons shaped their times, and how they continue to inspire new generations.

    DISC 1
    Billy Graham – The most celebrated religious figure of the 20th century and a comforting voice to the nation and the world in its most difficult time.
    Martin Luther King, Jr. – From a church pulpit to a human rights icon and man of peace in a time of war.
    Nelson Mandela – His spirit unbroken after his 27-year imprisonment, Mandela was the face of the anti-apartheid struggle and was elected South Africa’s first Black president in 1994.

    DISC 2
    C.S. Lewis – “Narnia” and his other imaginative works continue to bring magic into the lives of children and adults.
    Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn – The force of truth in his great book of “The Gulag Archipelago” proved more powerful than the military might of the brutal Soviet empire he risked his freedom to expose.
    Mother Teresa – The “Saint of the Gutters” is synonymous with compassion for the suffering.
    Elie Wiesel – He survived the horrors of the Holocaust to become a witness on behalf of those who could no longer speak.

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