History

The Untold History of the United States
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The Untold History of the United States

The Untold History of the United States by Oliver Stone investigates the reasons behind the Cold War, the decision to drop atomic bombs on Japan, and America’s role in the world since to fall of communism. Over the course of...
Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution
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Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution

Auschwitz was one of the most infamous of the Nazi Death camps. Through a combination of survivors’ interviews and historical re-enactments, this six-part series tells the story of how the Nazis attempted to exterminate the J...
Once Upon a Time in Iraq
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Once Upon a Time in Iraq

Once Upon a Time in Iraq chronicles the story of the Iraq War from the perspectives of the people who lived through it. It covers events between 2003, when coalition forces occupied the country, and 2014, when the Islamic Sta...
The Men Who Built America
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The Men Who Built America

The Men Who Built America focuses on the lives of five self-made entrepreneurs responsible for the rise of the United States as a manufacturing giant in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Produced in eight parts, this se...
America Before Columbus
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America Before Columbus

When most people think of pre-Columbian America, they picture an idyllic wilderness peppered with small native villages and settlements. America Before Columbus tells the story of what Columbus really discovered when he lande...
World War II in Colour
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World War II in Colour

World War II in Colour presents the history of the 20th Century’s greatest conflict in stunning detail by utilising the latest film colourisation technology. Narrated by legendary English actor Robert Powell, the documentary...
Hiroshima
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Hiroshima

Hiroshima is a BBC docudrama analysing and depicting the devastating impact of the world’s first nuclear attack on the Japanese city of Hiroshima by the United States military in 1945. Narrated by John Hurt, it includes re-en...
The Real Chernobyl
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The Real Chernobyl

The Real Chernobyl seeks to expose the story of what happened during Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Pripyat, Ukraine on 28 April, 1986 from the perspective of those who lived through it. Once a thriving Soviet city with great...
LA 92
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LA 92

LA 92 chronicles the unfolding riots in Los Angeles, California in 1992 as social justice activists demanded police reform in the wake of the police assault on Rodney King, a black motorist. Following both the effects of and...
Andrew Marr’s History of the World
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Andrew Marr’s History of the World

Andrew Marr’s History of the World is a BBC series journeying through 70,000 years of human history, from before the beginning of human civilisation up to the twentieth century. It tells the story of how the forces of n...
The Birth of Israel
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The Birth of Israel

The Birth of Israel recounts the events that led up to the 1949 Israeli war of independence resulting in the creation of the Jewish state. It features interviews with those who personally experienced the war as soldiers and c...
The Story of India
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The Story of India

The Story of India is a sprawling epic that traces the history of one of the oldest civilisations on the planet. Starting with the earliest human migrations out of Africa, chasing the story through oral history and ancient ma...