Documentary - In the nineteenth century waves of Jews immigrated from Europe and settled across America. Many of these Jews, from Germany, played vital roles in the expansion of the young nation and served as small businessman and merchants across the country. The interwoven history of American and Jewish history is presented here in this second chapter of a longer series, as seen on PBS.
Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and reality.
In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game.