As It Happened
51:43

As It Happened: A History Of Football

SBS2 June 10, 2010

history

Modern history

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This documentary examines the history and economic aspects of football over the centuries from Pope Leo X to Adi Dassler (the inventor of the screw-in boot studs). The film ...

This documentary examines the history and economic aspects of football over the centuries from Pope Leo X to Adi Dassler (the inventor of the screw-in boot studs). The film features re-enactments, scientific experiments, traditional games on original sites and historical material, shown for the first time.

As It Happened
48:03

As It Happened: Lost Liner And The Empire's Gold

SBS2 December 6, 2011

history

Modern history

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A documentary that delves into the history of the British passenger liner the SS Persia that sank in the Mediterranean Sea after being torpedoed by a German U-Boat ...

A documentary that delves into the history of the British passenger liner the SS Persia that sank in the Mediterranean Sea after being torpedoed by a German U-Boat (Unterseeboot) in December of 1915. This documentary also chronicles the journey that Alec and Moya Crawford would take 88 years later - that of locating the ship and salvaging items from her.

JFK - A Home Coming
52:26

JFK - A Home Coming

SBS November 23, 2012

Civics and citizenship

Modern history

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Having spent nearly two years researching President Kennedy's historic visit to Ireland in 1963, presenter Ryan Tubridy takes us on a remarkable journey behind the scenes of ...

Having spent nearly two years researching President Kennedy's historic visit to Ireland in 1963, presenter Ryan Tubridy takes us on a remarkable journey behind the scenes of this era-defining visit. Ryan is both obsessed by, and passionate about, the impact this event had on Ireland.

The Diamond Queen
58:58

The Diamond Queen

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC May 20, 2012

Civics and citizenship

Modern history

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In the second of three programs which tell the story of The Queen as she reaches her Diamond Jubilee, Andrew Marr assesses her moves to modernise the monarchy, from the ...

In the second of three programs which tell the story of The Queen as she reaches her Diamond Jubilee, Andrew Marr assesses her moves to modernise the monarchy, from the abolition of the presentation of debutantes in 1958, to the very modern wedding of William and Catherine last year. Prince William and Prince Harry discuss their grandmother's influence on the wedding day, from the guest list to the choice of uniforms.

Anzac
29:15

Anzac: Capture Of Lae

Seven April 24, 2017

History

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Outstanding documentary following the fortunes of Australian and New Zealand forces through World War II.

Outstanding documentary following the fortunes of Australian and New Zealand forces through World War II.

The Day Israel Attacked America
48:57

The Day Israel Attacked America

Al Jazeera English September 24, 2016

Civics and citizenship

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The shocking truth behind a deadly Israeli attack on a US naval vessel.

The shocking truth behind a deadly Israeli attack on a US naval vessel.

Australian Prime Ministers
3:17

Australian Prime Ministers: Robert Menzies

Season 1 Episode 12 ABC November 22, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Modern history

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This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Robert ...

This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Robert Menzies.

Australian Prime Ministers
1:58

Australian Prime Ministers: Joseph Cook

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC November 1, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Modern history

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This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Joseph Cook.

This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Joseph Cook.

Australian Prime Ministers
2:59

Australian Prime Ministers: Billy Hughes

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC November 1, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Modern history

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This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Billy Hughes.

This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Billy Hughes.

As It Happened
51:50

As It Happened: Living With The Enemy - A New Beginning

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS September 3, 2010

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Three years after the end of the World War II, Germany still lay in ruins but there were signs of a new beginning. POWs were coming home from years in camps, and learning to ...

Three years after the end of the World War II, Germany still lay in ruins but there were signs of a new beginning. POWs were coming home from years in camps, and learning to adjust to new lives. On the political level, however, there was little or no harmony. In 1948 the three Western zones introduced a new common currency and the Soviet Union responded with a blockade of Berlin.

A Royal Family
52:24

A Royal Family: The Heirs Of An Empire

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS2 April 22, 2011

history

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European kings and queens, princes and princesses tell their family history in this six-part series. This episode follows Queen Victoria's search for a suitable princess for ...

European kings and queens, princes and princesses tell their family history in this six-part series. This episode follows Queen Victoria's search for a suitable princess for her eldest son, Edward (VII). It was no easy task. Victoria was very favourably disposed towards the German dukedoms and kingdoms. A German princess was sought but there was not an appropriate match. Rumour had it that the Czar was engaged in a similar hunt and had his eye on Christian IX's eldest daughter, Alexandra. Victoria also felt that Alexandra would be a good match for Edward and was determined that he marry her.

As It Happened
51:54

As It Happened: The Polio Crusade

SBS September 23, 2011

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In the summer of 1950, fear gripped the residents of Wytheville in the US. The town was in the midst of a full-blown Polio epidemic. That year alone, more than 33,000 ...

In the summer of 1950, fear gripped the residents of Wytheville in the US. The town was in the midst of a full-blown Polio epidemic. That year alone, more than 33,000 Americans fell victim to the devastating but little-known virus - half of them under the age of ten. This program interweaves the personal accounts of polio survivors with the story of an ardent crusader who tirelessly fought on their behalf while scientists, including Jonas Salk, raced to eradicate this dreaded disease.

As It Happened
52:27

As It Happened: Killer Subs In Pearl Harbor

SBS May 27, 2011

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Killer Subs in Pearl Harbor goes beneath the waters of Pearl Harbor to trace provocative new clues to one of the most tragic events of World War II - the sinking of the USS ...

Killer Subs in Pearl Harbor goes beneath the waters of Pearl Harbor to trace provocative new clues to one of the most tragic events of World War II - the sinking of the USS Arizona. More than 1,000 crew members perished in the greatest single loss of life in United States naval history.

Paris: The Luminous Years
52:08

Paris: The Luminous Years

Season 1 Episode 2 Foxtel Arts July 27, 2016

Visual Arts

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The second of a two-part documentary exploring the city's role as a catalyst for modernity. Profiling the experiences of artists such as composer Erik Satie, and poet Tristan ...

The second of a two-part documentary exploring the city's role as a catalyst for modernity. Profiling the experiences of artists such as composer Erik Satie, and poet Tristan Tzara, the programme focuses on the French capital's art scene.

Anzac
25:31

Anzac: El Alamein

Seven April 25, 2017

History

Modern history

7-8
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An outstanding documentary series following the fortunes of Australian and New Zealand forces through World War II.

An outstanding documentary series following the fortunes of Australian and New Zealand forces through World War II.

The War of the World: A New History of the 20th Century
47:40

The War of the World: A New History of the 20th Century: The Plan

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC March 1, 2009

History

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Professor Niall Ferguson re-examines the history of the 20th century. At its core were the two world wars, yet these were only the two most explosive conflicts of the century.

Professor Niall Ferguson re-examines the history of the 20th century. At its core were the two world wars, yet these were only the two most explosive conflicts of the century.

In Search Of Putin's Russia
48:10

In Search Of Putin's Russia: State Of The Arts

Season 1 Episode 4 Al Jazeera English May 23, 2016

History

Modern history

11-12
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Filmmaker Andrei Nekrasov completes his journey throughout Russia trying to grasp the nature its culture through Russia's art and, at times, brutal history.

Filmmaker Andrei Nekrasov completes his journey throughout Russia trying to grasp the nature its culture through Russia's art and, at times, brutal history.

Australian Prime Ministers
2:41

Australian Prime Ministers: Alfred Deakin

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC October 18, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Modern history

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This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Alfred ...

This series profiles Australia's leaders, featuring career highlights and giving insights into the different eras in which they lead the nation. This episode features Alfred Deakin.