From February 1917, Imperial Russia was plunged into nine months of popular and spontaneous revolt. The end of this revolution was a coup that changed the course of history and profoundly altered the future of civilisation and it was all chronicled by a journalist stationed in Petrograd.
Andrew Marr tells how Britain's Industrial Revolution created the modern world. The old agricultural order of aristocratic landowners, serfs and peasant farmers was replaced by a new world of machines, cities and industrialists. Across the world, many resisted this sweeping change. From China to America, Russia to Japan, bitter battles were fought between the modernisers and those who rejected the new way of life. In Europe, new industrial powers competed with each other to create vast empires which dominated the world. But this intense competition would lead to the industrial-scale slaughter and destruction of the First World War.
The government adopts the slogan "populate or perish" after World War II and immigration changes the face of Australia. This influx of labour, as well as the diversification of the economy, delivers increasing prosperity. National identity is embraced, but Indigenous people face racism and discrimination, and their children are removed, creating the stolen generations.
As personal scandal threatens his marriage and looming nuclear war undermines his administration, President John F Kennedy must fight to protect the presidency, the country, and the world.
The story of a group of astonishing, young working-class suffragettes who helped get the vote for women a century ago.
Sport and comedy offer some relief from the hunger and hopelessness of the Great Depression - at least until war breaks out. Australia sends troops to Europe to fight beside Britain, but when Japan invades Pearl Harbor, the nation turns to America for protection and pulls troops out of the Middle East. Fighting reaches Darwin.
A confident and popular John F Kennedy is sworn in as the youngest ever elected American president, but he will have to rely on his brother, attorney-general Robert F Kennedy, to help him navigate the disasters of 1961.
In the '90s, the small West African countries of Angola and Sierra Leone disintegrated into bloodbaths of torture, murder and civil war; the carnage fuelled by the illicit trade of gems that adorn the fingers of millions around the world.
This chilling fable about the rise of authoritarianism in the 20th century tells the story of a young boy living in France in 1918, whose father is working for Woodrow Wilson's US government on the creation of the Treaty of Versailles. What he witnesses helps to mould his beliefs - and we witness the birth of a terrifying ego.
This episode charts the story of the nation from 1897 to 1929 as agriculture transforms the land. Explorer Douglas Mawson, swimmer Annette Kellerman and the men fighting under Britain in World War I become the new nation's first heroes.
Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has built an impressive legal legacy as a pioneer in gender equality. This film explores the inspiring journey of this diminutive, quiet warrior's rise to the US's highest court.
John F Kennedy launches a long-shot bid for power, and the seemingly perfect candidate must confront the issues of his health, faith and fidelity if he is to have any chance of reaching the White House.
Trace the early lives of four of the 20th century's most famous leaders and how/when, they reached a critical turning point.
Joseph Kennedy's political ambition passes first to his son Joe Jr, and then to reluctant second son, Jack.
The Nazi's vision went far beyond military conquests. This is the astonishing story of how the Nazis tried to take change the course of evolution and create vast hunting parks for 'Aryan' animals.
Thousands of women gave their all to the suffrage movement, many endured emotional, physical and sexual abuse and others would pay the ultimate price. Alongside the Pankhursts they all fought for 'the sisterhood' but for Christabel and Sylvia their own sisterhood would be strained to the point of breaking. But the private lives of the sisters are still less understood than their public persona.
Every era begins with the human will to move, and History uncovers the great forces that set mankind in motion. It's an epic, premium, global documentary about the greatest migrations of all time, and the repercussions that they have had - culturally, sociologically, and politically. Sparked by the Industrial Revolution, a wave of migrants flood the US. One-third of the entire population of Norway and Sweden migrate to America, transforming the Pacific Northwest; opened by the transcontinental railroad, Mennonite farmers from Ukraine turn Kansas into the breadbasket of the country; in 1908, more Italians were living in New York City than Rome. Spanning the 1900s through the 1970s, this episode reveals how our ancestors, coming from America's own Southern states, Eastern Europe, Latin America and Asia, change America's cityscapes forever, and directly influence the map of modern America.
Every era begins with the human will to move, and History uncovers the great forces that set mankind in motion. It's an epic, premium, global documentary about the greatest migrations of all time, and the repercussions that they have had - culturally, sociologically, and politically. From the Dutch living in New Amsterdam seeking the wealth offered by the fur trade, through the English Quakers who fled persecution and helped shape the American Constitution, to the German soldiers who helped the North defeat the South, this episode uses expert historians, DNA evidence and census records to explore our cultural origins through the different groups who travelled to America seeking freedom from early Colonial times through the end of the Civil War.
The whole world watched Nelson Mandela walk to freedom on February 11, 1990, after 27 years in jail. For nearly everyone, it was their first glimpse of the famous political prisoner.
Filmmaker Kevin Smith and tech insiders take us on a journey through space and time, back to the beginning of the digital age: 1989.
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