Agent Moura tells the story of Baroness Moura Budberg, a supposed Russian Spy. Baroness Moura Budberg was a Russian born noblewoman whom, according to legend, became a Russian and British spy. Her life was filled with shadowy entanglements and glamorous liaisons. Moura was linked to some of early 20th century Europe's most famous men. Having had a contentious affair with British spy R. H. Brue Lockhart which landed both of them in jail, and later being a lover to both H. G. Wells and Maxim Gorky.
The Wood Royal Commission unleased an extraordinary investigation that swept through the NSW Police Force like a tsunami. For many, the stakes were life or death. Not everyone survived. The Inquisition by award-winning filmmakers Rachel Landers and Dylan Blowen brings together the major players in the Commission for the first time in 12 years.
This documentary is based on one man's confession to human rights crimes committed with the backing of the Mexican government in the Chiapas region. It's an account of the paramilitary activity during the ceasefire that has been in place since 1995 between the Mexican Government, and the Zapatista Army of National Liberation.
Warriors is a series of lavish, all-action dramatic spectacles based on the lives of six men who shaped the world around them by sheer force of will, genius, courage and greed. This powerful series revisits the inspiring personalities of six warriors that have earned their place in the world's imagination, all prepared to die for what they believed in - whether it was God or gold, the pursuit of power and glory, or a magnificent ideal.
Basilone's celebrity grows as he travels across the country on the war bonds tour. On Pavuvu, Sledge, assigned to the 5th Marines, is briefly reunited with Phillips and Leckie. Sledge then gets his first taste of combat as he, Leckie, and the rest of the Marine Division meet fierce Japanese resistance while landing on the intricately and heavily defended coral island of Peleliu.
After leading mass protests in Birmingham Alabama and his 'I have a dream' speech, Martin Luther King took on the causes of American withdrawal from South Vietnam and the plight of the poor in America's South. On 4 April 1968, he was shot dead by a mysterious white assassin, who escaped in a white Mustang car. James Earl Ray was imprisoned for life for the killing, but was he guilty?
Aileen Wuornos caught the American imagination in such a way that she was touted as the nation's first female serial killer. Wuornos shot seven men in cold blood across the highways of Florida in the span of just over a year. Never far from controversy Wuornos' execution after ten years on Death Row raised issues and concerns about the execution of potentially mentally ill prisoners.
Time Team America heads to the picturesque and remote canyons of southern Utah to examine what remains of the Fremont Indians who lived there 1,000 years ago.
A look at what life was like in East Germany, Czechoslovakia and Romania during the 40 years of communist government.
This episode takes a look at the turbulent civil wars that culminated in two events unique to British history - the public execution of a king and the creation of a republic.
After five wars and two Intifadas, the morning papers are still filled with stories about another shooting, air strike, rocket or suicide attack. And it's been going on like this for sixty years! Despite it all, eternal optimist Diego takes a journey through the Gaza Strip to Jerusalem - and meets a lively cast of characters along the way.
On 8 December 1980, outside the Dakota Building, the 40-year-old Beatle was shot dead by Mark David Chapman, a young stalker who alleged that he was Lennon's double. What were the psychological factors which drove Chapman to murder?
Bradley Cooper explores the spectacular beauty of Croatia's coastline. Sailing has long been a tradition in this area, and Bradley will learn firsthand the traditions of the Dalmatian and Adriatic coasts.
Beneath the boiling surface of the sun lies a force that could throw the modern world back to the Stone Age. With only hours to prepare, a New York City engineer struggles to convince the mayor to take action.
No soldier in modern history has been more admired or more reviled. Douglas MacArthur, liberator of the Philippines, shogun of occupied Japan, brilliant victor of the Battle of Inchon, was an admired national hero when he was suddenly relieved of his command. A portrait of a complex, imposing and fascinating American original.
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