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Historian Hamish MaxwellStewart gives Neil Oliver a tour of the Port Arthur convict settlement, revealing the detailed records of prisoners, and visiting the panopticon prison ...

Historian Hamish MaxwellStewart gives Neil Oliver a tour of the Port Arthur convict settlement, revealing the detailed records of prisoners, and visiting the panopticon prison and solitary confinement cells.

Did the GIF that Donald Trump retweeted, showing a fake Trump beating on CNN, encourage violence against reporters? Good class discussion.

Did the GIF that Donald Trump retweeted, showing a fake Trump beating on CNN, encourage violence against reporters? Good class discussion.

The classic documentary series examining the inner workings during ten years of the Australian Labor Party including the Keating / Hawke rivalry.

The classic documentary series examining the inner workings during ten years of the Australian Labor Party including the Keating / Hawke rivalry.

Authored by one of Britain's leading academic historians, David Reynolds develops a fresh, revisionist account of Nixon and his ruthless ambition to escape a loveless, ...

Authored by one of Britain's leading academic historians, David Reynolds develops a fresh, revisionist account of Nixon and his ruthless ambition to escape a loveless, impoverished background.

The 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush reflects on the highs and lows of his life, sharing personal anecdotes from his childhood, his family, serving in ...

The 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush reflects on the highs and lows of his life, sharing personal anecdotes from his childhood, his family, serving in WWII, his political career, and more.

The ABC classic documentary series examining the inner workings during ten years of the Australian Labor Party including the Keating / Hawke rivalry.

The ABC classic documentary series examining the inner workings during ten years of the Australian Labor Party including the Keating / Hawke rivalry.

Samantha Bee applies her sassy comedic stylings to the third presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas.

Samantha Bee applies her sassy comedic stylings to the third presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas.

Samantha Bee applies her sassy comedic stylings to the third presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas.

Samantha Bee applies her sassy comedic stylings to the third presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas.

This biography of Barack Obama includes the top stories related to his presidency since the capture of Osama bin Laden. It includes the result of his second term run for ...

This biography of Barack Obama includes the top stories related to his presidency since the capture of Osama bin Laden. It includes the result of his second term run for re-election in November 2012.

Ten years after the Boxing Day Tsunami comes new Australian documentary After The Wave; the untold story of Australia's extraordinary role in what became the world's greatest ...

Ten years after the Boxing Day Tsunami comes new Australian documentary After The Wave; the untold story of Australia's extraordinary role in what became the world's greatest forensic detective operation.

Academy Award winning filmmaker Errol Morris (The Fog of War) turns the camera on former US Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld. Profiles an often controversial figure and ...

Academy Award winning filmmaker Errol Morris (The Fog of War) turns the camera on former US Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld. Profiles an often controversial figure and his thoughts about the US involvement in the Iraq War.

A look at the immense challenges facing the city of Newark, New Jersey, and its outspoken mayor, Cory Booker. In this episode, election day arrives and Mayor Booker takes to ...

A look at the immense challenges facing the city of Newark, New Jersey, and its outspoken mayor, Cory Booker. In this episode, election day arrives and Mayor Booker takes to the streets to recapture public support. Meanwhile, Police Director McCarthy decides to fight back as damaging allegations against him evolve into threats of violence.

The city of Newark posts its 50th murder of the year, raising fresh concerns about the public safety policy. As he surveys the scene of a daytime dual shooting, Police ...

The city of Newark posts its 50th murder of the year, raising fresh concerns about the public safety policy. As he surveys the scene of a daytime dual shooting, Police Director McCarthy wonders if an intra-gang war is brewing.

What happens to the heroes of the revolution when the revolution is over? At the height of the Cold War, a group of ideological farmers from 10 Communist countries were ...

What happens to the heroes of the revolution when the revolution is over? At the height of the Cold War, a group of ideological farmers from 10 Communist countries were groomed as Soviet cosmonauts and became stars of the Soviet propaganda machine. What has happened to them now? A wry and revealing look at the myths of the Communist system and the harsh realities of the post-Communist era.

At the Justice Department, Bobby decides to put additional indictments of Sam Giancana on hold, compromising his principles. In the South, civil rights demonstrators are ...

At the Justice Department, Bobby decides to put additional indictments of Sam Giancana on hold, compromising his principles. In the South, civil rights demonstrators are protesting. JFK calls a meeting with the Southern Caucus of the Senate, who state their opposition to desegregation.

What does the future hold? Obama's America is a two-part BBC series marking President Barack Obama's first year in office. On inauguration day 2009, the new president ...

What does the future hold? Obama's America is a two-part BBC series marking President Barack Obama's first year in office. On inauguration day 2009, the new president studied the "gathering clouds and raging storms" that threatened his nation and declared unequivocally, "we are in the midst of a crisis." A year on as President Obama wrestles with a daunting array of challenges on the world stage and a reeling economy at home, historian Simon Schama looks to American history to understand what is at stake and what the future might hold.

Looks behind the headlines of the food riots which have occurred in the last few years around the world, attempting to find possible explanations and solutions through ...

Looks behind the headlines of the food riots which have occurred in the last few years around the world, attempting to find possible explanations and solutions through investigations in Senegal, Haiti, Thailand, Japan, Mexico and India. This film also shows how the major international decision makers are currently responding to the crisis. In early 2008 in Cameroun, three days of rioting left 40 people dead. Around the world, over 30 other countries have witnessed similar riots.

Comedian, writer, actress and political commentator Samantha Bee brings her sassy, smart and satirical point of view to a range of current and relevant issues in her very own ...

Comedian, writer, actress and political commentator Samantha Bee brings her sassy, smart and satirical point of view to a range of current and relevant issues in her very own late night comedy show. With her signature wit, Samantha tackles the taboo topics in a way that no one else can.

Comedian, writer, actress and political commentator Samantha Bee brings her sassy, smart and satirical point of view to a range of current and relevant issues in her very own ...

Comedian, writer, actress and political commentator Samantha Bee brings her sassy, smart and satirical point of view to a range of current and relevant issues in her very own late night comedy show. With her signature wit, Samantha tackles the taboo topics in a way that no one else can.

Clinton
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Clinton

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  The History Channel  |  July 6, 2016
From draft dodging to the Dayton Accords, from Monica Lewinsky to a balanced budget, the presidency of William Jefferson Clinton veered between sordid scandal and grand ...

From draft dodging to the Dayton Accords, from Monica Lewinsky to a balanced budget, the presidency of William Jefferson Clinton veered between sordid scandal and grand achievement. In Clinton, the latest instalment in the critically acclaimed and successful series of presidential biographies, this film explores the private peccadilloes and the public battles of one of the most fascinating, contradictory, and larger-than-life figures ever to occupy the White House. Over four hours, the film will follow Clinton's extraordinary story from his childhood in Arkansas to his impeachment trial in the Senate of the United States. Through interviews with a wide range of intimates and enemies, as well as writers and historians working on the latest scholarship, we will see the Clinton presidency in a new light. Produced by Barak Goodman.

In this David and Goliath tale, a group of proud Scottish homeowners take on Donald Trump as he gets set to destroy the crown of jewels of Scotland's natural heritage to build ...

In this David and Goliath tale, a group of proud Scottish homeowners take on Donald Trump as he gets set to destroy the crown of jewels of Scotland's natural heritage to build a luxury golf resort. This documentary captures the cultural chasm between the glamorous, jet-setting and media savvy Donald Trump and a deeply rooted Scottish community. For the tycoon, the golf course is just another deal, with a possible billion-dollar payoff. For the residents, it represents the destruction of a globally unique landscape that has been the backdrop of their lives.

Comedian, writer, actress and political commentator Samantha Bee brings her sassy, smart and satirical point of view to a range of current and relevant issues in her very own ...

Comedian, writer, actress and political commentator Samantha Bee brings her sassy, smart and satirical point of view to a range of current and relevant issues in her very own late night comedy show. With her signature wit, Samantha tackles the taboo topics in a way that no one else can.

A look at the immense challenges facing the city of Newark, New Jersey and its outspoken mayor, Cory Booker. For the first time in more than 50 years, the Barnum Bailey and ...

A look at the immense challenges facing the city of Newark, New Jersey and its outspoken mayor, Cory Booker. For the first time in more than 50 years, the Barnum Bailey and Ringling Brothers circus comes to Newark, an event that is a testament to the city's increased viability and improving public profile.

From the director of the Logie Award-winning Who Killed Dr Bogle and Mrs Chandler? comes a new forensic investigation into the disappearance of Prime Minister Harold Holt. ...

From the director of the Logie Award-winning Who Killed Dr Bogle and Mrs Chandler? comes a new forensic investigation into the disappearance of Prime Minister Harold Holt. With Australia at war in Vietnam in 1967, suddenly Prime Minister Harold Holt disappeared without a trace - an event unparalleled in the history of western democracy. The nation was in shock and disbelief at the shattering news, hoping for a miracle for the man who famously declared it was "all the way with LBJ". (TEACHERS NOTES AVAILABLE)

The Kennedys is one of the most controversial and compelling miniseries of the year. This epic family story is told through a series of flashbacks, recounting the triumphs and ...

The Kennedys is one of the most controversial and compelling miniseries of the year. This epic family story is told through a series of flashbacks, recounting the triumphs and tragedies of JFK's tumultuous journey to the White House. The Bay of Pigs, civil rights, the Berlin Wall, the Cuban Missile Crisis trace Jack's maturation from an inexperienced mishandler of events, to a statesman and world leader.

For the first time since the 1960s, several Latin-American countries which moved to the left in their last elections - Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Venezuela and Bolivia - plan ...

For the first time since the 1960s, several Latin-American countries which moved to the left in their last elections - Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Venezuela and Bolivia - plan to influence the course of history and, by standing together, radically challenge North American hegemony in the region.

Reporter Paul Kenyon follows the route out of Africa taken by 40,000 migrants a year seeking a better life in Europe. He discovers the way to the UK blocked by a new hardline ...

Reporter Paul Kenyon follows the route out of Africa taken by 40,000 migrants a year seeking a better life in Europe. He discovers the way to the UK blocked by a new hardline policy in France to round up economic migrants and send them home, and an unlikely partnership with Libya's Colonel Gaddafi, who has reached an agreement with Italy to capture Europe-bound migrants at sea and lock them up in desert prisons. But what about those fleeing war and persecution, and relying on Europe to protect them?

After four decades, America's most notorious conman has been caught. His arrest unravelled a shocking and extraordinary story of multiple identities and deception that ...

After four decades, America's most notorious conman has been caught. His arrest unravelled a shocking and extraordinary story of multiple identities and deception that stretches from a Bavarian village to California, where, in January 2012, he was charged with murder. Broadcast as part of ABC's Sunday Best.

Comedian, writer, actress and political commentator Samantha Bee brings her sassy, smart and satirical point of view to a range of current and relevant issues in her very own ...

Comedian, writer, actress and political commentator Samantha Bee brings her sassy, smart and satirical point of view to a range of current and relevant issues in her very own late night comedy show. With her signature wit, Samantha tackles the taboo topics in a way that no one else can.

Comedian, writer, actress and political commentator Samantha Bee brings her sassy, smart and satirical point of view to a range of current and relevant issues in her very own ...

Comedian, writer, actress and political commentator Samantha Bee brings her sassy, smart and satirical point of view to a range of current and relevant issues in her very own late night comedy show. With her signature wit, Samantha tackles the taboo topics in a way that no one else can.

Vladimir Putin has made it his mission to restore Russia to superpower status. This film examines how he is doing this and what makes this man such a hero to his country while ...

Vladimir Putin has made it his mission to restore Russia to superpower status. This film examines how he is doing this and what makes this man such a hero to his country while he is an enemy to so many across the Western world.

Meet the air traffic controllers who, at some times of the year, deal with over 1000 flights a day arriving at the busiest airport in the world. The team also find out what ...

Meet the air traffic controllers who, at some times of the year, deal with over 1000 flights a day arriving at the busiest airport in the world. The team also find out what the future of aviation might look like.

Robert Oppenheimer was one of the most celebrated scientists of his generation. Shy, arrogant and brilliant, he is best known as the man that led the Manhattan Project to ...

Robert Oppenheimer was one of the most celebrated scientists of his generation. Shy, arrogant and brilliant, he is best known as the man that led the Manhattan Project to spectacular success. This film tells the extraordinary story of his rise and fall. David Straithairn, whose previous recreation of this era in Good Night and Good Luck was Oscar-nominated, plays Oppenheimer trying to defend himself as he was effectively put on trial for being a communist.

In this new series, we rejoin charismatic Mayor Cory Booker on his quest to make Newark, New Jersey a national model for urban transformation. Tonight, Police Director Garry ...

In this new series, we rejoin charismatic Mayor Cory Booker on his quest to make Newark, New Jersey a national model for urban transformation. Tonight, Police Director Garry McCarthy battles a rising surge of violent crime as he faces numerous political enemies.

The horrific attacks of October 12, 2002, are remembered by the Balinese as "Bom Bali". The bombers tell their own stories in detail, explaining how they carried out their ...

The horrific attacks of October 12, 2002, are remembered by the Balinese as "Bom Bali". The bombers tell their own stories in detail, explaining how they carried out their attack, and why. Narrated by Colin Freils.

By 1987, the Hawke government was fighting for its life. Bob Hawke craved something no other Labor Prime Minister had ever achieved - three terms in government. A miracle, ...

By 1987, the Hawke government was fighting for its life. Bob Hawke craved something no other Labor Prime Minister had ever achieved - three terms in government. A miracle, preferably more than one, was needed to prevent the government being wiped out by angry voters. But out of the wilderness came great political opportunities. The environment rose to the fore to rekindle Labor's electoral fortunes.

The bacon Paul Keating prophesied he would bring home with the 1988 budget turned out to be charred gristle. In the lead-up to the October 19, 1987, stock market crash, the ...

The bacon Paul Keating prophesied he would bring home with the 1988 budget turned out to be charred gristle. In the lead-up to the October 19, 1987, stock market crash, the economy was virtually on fire. The Reserve Bank had resisted raising interest rates until April 1988, and by then it was too late. Australia was headed for a classic boom and bust. Thus was ensured the recession that Australia had to have, Treasurer Keating's lamented phrase of November, 1990.

This series journeys to a number of Asian countries to understand the relationship between the people and their monarchs. In Cambodia, King Norodom Sihanouk abdicated in 2004, ...

This series journeys to a number of Asian countries to understand the relationship between the people and their monarchs. In Cambodia, King Norodom Sihanouk abdicated in 2004, giving way to his son, Norodom Sihamoni - a ballet instructor. Unlike many monarchies, Cambodia's is not hereditary - rather the next monarch is chosen by the National Assembly from a pool of eligible candidates. But when Sihamoni was chosen, what sort of monarch were they hoping to crown?

This special offers a rare look inside the grandest building in our nation's history. For the first time, Americans will get a glimpse behind those imposing walls as we reveal ...

This special offers a rare look inside the grandest building in our nation's history. For the first time, Americans will get a glimpse behind those imposing walls as we reveal what life is really like for those who've lived in the White House. We will expose surprising White House stories kept hidden for too long - like the truth about those secret tunnels and bunkers, and exactly where the President sleeps and works, and how he is protected. And we'll also get insight from the people worked in the White House, including former Press Secretary for George W. Bush, Ari Fleischer.

Comedian, writer, actress and political commentator Samantha Bee brings her sassy, smart and satirical point of view to a range of current and relevant issues in her very own ...

Comedian, writer, actress and political commentator Samantha Bee brings her sassy, smart and satirical point of view to a range of current and relevant issues in her very own late night comedy show. With her signature wit, Samantha tackles the taboo topics in a way that no one else can.

This is a powerful documentary that follows Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's exclusive visit to an isolated reserve, hosted by Aboriginal Canadian Sarah Carson-Fox. ...

This is a powerful documentary that follows Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's exclusive visit to an isolated reserve, hosted by Aboriginal Canadian Sarah Carson-Fox. It's about Indigenous youth facing each day with resilience, coping amid states of emergency over suicide epidemics, a lack of access to clean water and infrastructure breakdown.

Comedian, writer, actress and political commentator Samantha Bee brings her sassy, smart and satirical point of view to a range of current and relevant issues in her very own ...

Comedian, writer, actress and political commentator Samantha Bee brings her sassy, smart and satirical point of view to a range of current and relevant issues in her very own late night comedy show. With her signature wit, Samantha tackles the taboo topics in a way that no one else can.

Comedian, writer, actress and political commentator Samantha Bee brings her sassy, smart and satirical point of view to a range of current and relevant issues in her very own ...

Comedian, writer, actress and political commentator Samantha Bee brings her sassy, smart and satirical point of view to a range of current and relevant issues in her very own late night comedy show. With her signature wit, Samantha tackles the taboo topics in a way that no one else can.

Since the 1800s, the City of Rockwall, Texas has had a mystery it's been trying to solve. Allegedly, the town was built on a massive rock wall that was constructed by some ...

Since the 1800s, the City of Rockwall, Texas has had a mystery it's been trying to solve. Allegedly, the town was built on a massive rock wall that was constructed by some ancient civilisation or even giants. Could it be true? Scott Wolter conducts a massive excavation of the wall to figure out who - or what - created this wall and the controversy surrounding it.

Every 20 minutes someone in the world is kidnapped. This film goes inside the shadowy world of hostages with journalist Terry Anderson who was held for seven years - longer ...

Every 20 minutes someone in the world is kidnapped. This film goes inside the shadowy world of hostages with journalist Terry Anderson who was held for seven years - longer than any Western hostage in history. On the 20th anniversary of his release, Anderson shares his gripping story in an exclusive interview that reveals the full story of his ordeal. Combined with new perspective from Anderson's fellow hostages and hostage negotiators, we go inside the world's most iconic hostage crisis to reveal the intimate story of one of the most harrowing experiences imaginable.

Bettany Hughes goes in search of the beliefs of a man whose work is among the most devastatingly manipulated and misinterpreted in philosophical history. Nietzsche's dislike ...

Bettany Hughes goes in search of the beliefs of a man whose work is among the most devastatingly manipulated and misinterpreted in philosophical history. Nietzsche's dislike of systems and of seeking truths left his ideas ambiguous and sometimes incoherent.

Bettany Hughes investigates the revolutionary ideas of Karl Marx. Born to an affluent Prussian family, Marx became an angry, idealistic radical, constantly on the run for his ...

Bettany Hughes investigates the revolutionary ideas of Karl Marx. Born to an affluent Prussian family, Marx became an angry, idealistic radical, constantly on the run for his political agitating and incendiary writing. In Paris, he first formulated his explosive analysis of capitalism and its corrosive effects on human nature. In Brussels, he co-authored the Communist Manifesto with Frederick Engels. Drawing on expert opinion and new evidence, Bettany reveals the flesh-and-blood man and his groundbreaking ideas.

Comedian, writer, actress and political commentator Samantha Bee brings her sassy, smart and satirical point of view to a range of current and relevant issues in her very own ...

Comedian, writer, actress and political commentator Samantha Bee brings her sassy, smart and satirical point of view to a range of current and relevant issues in her very own late night comedy show. With her signature wit, Samantha tackles the taboo topics in a way that no one else can.

Director Anna Broinowski explores how Pauline Hanson's speech in 1996 and the decades of debate that followed has influenced Australia today; the impact of her political ...

Director Anna Broinowski explores how Pauline Hanson's speech in 1996 and the decades of debate that followed has influenced Australia today; the impact of her political career on modern multicultural Australia, and the people who have helped her transition from local fish shop owner to Member for Oxley. Featuring many of Hanson's critics, opponents, advisers and commentators, from former Prime Minister John Howard, to current members of the media, including Margo Kingston and Alan Jones; and leading Indigenous commentator, Professor Marcia Langton.

Fate intended them to be enemies, but they have chosen to become partners ... Bassam, Sharon, Aziz and Zohar are Israeli and Palestinian by birth. Their situation 'branded' ...

Fate intended them to be enemies, but they have chosen to become partners ... Bassam, Sharon, Aziz and Zohar are Israeli and Palestinian by birth. Their situation 'branded' them doubly as victims and aggressors at the same time. This story is set at the very heart of the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. This particular conflict resembles a set of broken mirrors where the one who suffers might well be the oppressor of the other. Beyond the Wall is a universal story - that of forgiveness.

The second and final part of our in-depth look at Barak Obama's first year in office. As the President wrestles with a daunting array of challenges on the world stage and a ...

The second and final part of our in-depth look at Barak Obama's first year in office. As the President wrestles with a daunting array of challenges on the world stage and a reeling economy at home, historian Simon Schama looks to American history to understand what is at stake and what the future might hold.

Goes behind the political struggles and personal turmoil within the presidency of South Africa. More than a decade after the inauguration of Nelson Mandela, South Africa will ...

Goes behind the political struggles and personal turmoil within the presidency of South Africa. More than a decade after the inauguration of Nelson Mandela, South Africa will host the World Cup. But while the founding Freedom Charter of the ANC outlined ideals for "a better life for all," harsh inequalities still exist, from xenophobic attacks to corruption scandals and township protests.

For the first time since the 1960s, several Latin-American countries which moved to the left in their last elections - Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Venezuela and Bolivia - plan ...

For the first time since the 1960s, several Latin-American countries which moved to the left in their last elections - Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Venezuela and Bolivia - plan to influence the course of history and, by standing together, radically challenge North American hegemony in the region.

Use this playlist to allow students to explore different families and understand the reasons why certain people, events and days are important to themselves and their families.
In August 1945 the US dropped two nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, devastating the Japanese cities. See the aftermath of the attacks while exploring the history of nuclear disasters. (ACDSEH107, ACDSEH127)
Share the story of Nelson Mandela's struggle to end apartheid in South Africa and build a more peaceful world with this collection about Madiba's life and times.
This playlist focuses on Australia post 1900 and includes topics such as race, rights and immigration in Australia since 1900. Also find out more about migration experiences to Australia. (VCHHC097,VCHHC098,VCHHC100)
This week investigate the world’s cultural diversity, including the culture of indigenous people. gain insights into different cultural groups, beliefs and customs.
A royal wedding is a marriage ceremony involving members of royal family. This week we are celebrating the royal event the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Space inspires our greatest scientific and creative minds. Take to the stars with NASA, or hop aboard Millennium Falcon in the best of space fact and fiction. (ACSSU188,ACSSU189,VCSSU127,VCSSU128,VCSSU129)
On April 27, 1994, millions of first-time voters cast their ballots in South Africa's first free elections, ushering in the presidency of Mandela. Learn about the enormous change from those who lived it.
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