The World At War
52:09

The World At War: It's A Lovely Day Tomorrow - Burma, 1942-1944

Season 1 Episode 14 7two January 15, 2012

Modern history

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The war in Burma was mud and monsoon. Britain's largest army learned to master the jungle and fought the Japanese to a standstill.

The war in Burma was mud and monsoon. Britain's largest army learned to master the jungle and fought the Japanese to a standstill.

Neil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon
58:54

Neil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon

SBS December 30, 2018

Modern history

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On the July 21, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human being to set foot on another world. His historic first step onto the Moon not only signalled a change in human ...

On the July 21, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human being to set foot on another world. His historic first step onto the Moon not only signalled a change in human history, but in his own life as well. This is the untold story of Neil Armstrong, by those who loved, lived and worked with 'the first man on the Moon'.

Exploring the Past
10:07

Exploring the Past: Elliot and Immigration

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC Me November 25, 2015

Modern history

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15 year old Elliot from West London finds out how his grandfather, Philip, stowed away on a cargo ship from Ghana, to build a new life, alongside thousand of migrants, brought ...

15 year old Elliot from West London finds out how his grandfather, Philip, stowed away on a cargo ship from Ghana, to build a new life, alongside thousand of migrants, brought in to help build the new post war Britain.

Exploring the Past
10:02

Exploring the Past: Mitchell and the Mods

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC Me November 4, 2015

Modern history

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Six 15-year-olds trace their family histories and find out what life was like in post-war Britain. Through examining changes in society, they discover how their lives are ...

Six 15-year-olds trace their family histories and find out what life was like in post-war Britain. Through examining changes in society, they discover how their lives are connected to the past. Today, Mitchell, from Walsall, interviews his grandmother, Jacki, who was a mod in the 60's. Now aged 75, Jacki re-visits former dance hall Bloxwhich Baths, and reveals her memories of life as a post war teenager, following the fashions of Mary Quant and sporting Vidal Sassoon inspired haircuts.

Exploring the Past
10:42

Exploring the Past: Sophie and the Collieries

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC Me December 9, 2015

Modern history

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Sophie, from York, follows in the footsteps of her grandfather, Roger Hampson, who spent his life painting the industrial area he grew up in, in Tyldesley, Lancashire. ...

Sophie, from York, follows in the footsteps of her grandfather, Roger Hampson, who spent his life painting the industrial area he grew up in, in Tyldesley, Lancashire. Inspired by LS Lowery, he is part of what has come to be known as the northern school of British artists.

Exploring the Past
10:22

Exploring the Past: Kirsty and the NHS

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC Me December 2, 2015

Modern history

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15 year old Kirsty discovers how the new National Health Service saved her grandmother's life when a new mobile x ray unit picked up the early signs of TB in a random test.

15 year old Kirsty discovers how the new National Health Service saved her grandmother's life when a new mobile x ray unit picked up the early signs of TB in a random test.

Stonehenge
48:55

Stonehenge

The History Channel October 26, 2018

Ancient history

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Two of Britain's leading archaeologists and world-renowned experts on Stonehenge, Professor Tim Darvill and Professor Geoff Wainwright, believe they have finally unlocked the ...

Two of Britain's leading archaeologists and world-renowned experts on Stonehenge, Professor Tim Darvill and Professor Geoff Wainwright, believe they have finally unlocked the mystery of the monument. They are convinced that Stonehenge was a place of healing. An ancient Lourdes. A place where people came on a pilgrimage to get cured. And in world without modern medicine the stones had magical powers.

She'll Be Right, Boss
24:50

She'll Be Right, Boss: Bigger Ponds

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS November 8, 2009

Business and economics

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Nearly a million Australians now live and work overseas - five percent of the population. Most are professionals. A common perception amongst Australian business people ...

Nearly a million Australians now live and work overseas - five percent of the population. Most are professionals. A common perception amongst Australian business people living and working overseas is that they feel cut-off from Australia, due to attitudes back home based on defensiveness and (possibly) jealousy.

Wajarra: Songs from the Stations
19:26

Wajarra: Songs from the Stations

NITV September 24, 2018

Indigenous Australians

Modern history

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The songs tell stories about the lives of Gurindji people who lived and worked at Wave Hill station before they began a protest against poor conditions in 1966.

The songs tell stories about the lives of Gurindji people who lived and worked at Wave Hill station before they began a protest against poor conditions in 1966.

She'll Be Right, Boss
25:00

She'll Be Right, Boss: Happiness Inc

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS November 15, 2009

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Nobody denies that the lifestyle in Australia is second to none. This episode talks to Australian business people who are working to achieve a better work/life balance. It ...

Nobody denies that the lifestyle in Australia is second to none. This episode talks to Australian business people who are working to achieve a better work/life balance. It also challenges the notion of the 'sea-changer', as Pria discovers business people re-locating to one of Australia's eight "lifestyle regions" - Noosa.

Nazi Megastructures
47:48

Nazi Megastructures: U-Boat Base

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS February 15, 2015

Design and technologies

Modern history

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To create a safe haven in port for their lethal U- boat submarines, the Nazis built massive, impenetrable concrete submarine pens. Structures too immense to be hidden, they ...

To create a safe haven in port for their lethal U- boat submarines, the Nazis built massive, impenetrable concrete submarine pens. Structures too immense to be hidden, they were constructed to withstand direct hits from even the biggest Allied bombs.

Art of Germany
52:14

Art of Germany: Dream and Machine

Season 1 Episode 2 Foxtel Arts January 28, 2017

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Andrew Graham-Dixon continues his exploration of German art by looking at the tumultuous 19th century and early 20th century, and how artists were at the forefront of ...

Andrew Graham-Dixon continues his exploration of German art by looking at the tumultuous 19th century and early 20th century, and how artists were at the forefront of Germany's drive to become a single nation.

She'll Be Right, Boss
24:43

She'll Be Right, Boss: 51st State

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS October 16, 2006

Business and economics

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In this episode we delve into what defines Australian workers attitudes and those that pervade the various levels of management. It also challenges the concept of ...

In this episode we delve into what defines Australian workers attitudes and those that pervade the various levels of management. It also challenges the concept of "cultural/business cringe", particularly in relation to America, highlighting the example of the Holden Motor Company.

She'll Be Right, Boss
24:57

She'll Be Right, Boss: The Club

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS November 1, 2009

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In what is best described as a layman's look at "the big end of town" in Australia, this series features interviews with prominent business people and experts from both ...

In what is best described as a layman's look at "the big end of town" in Australia, this series features interviews with prominent business people and experts from both Australia and overseas.

Art of Germany
57:23

Art of Germany: A Divided Land

Season 1 Episode 1 Foxtel Arts January 21, 2017

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Andrew Graham-Dixon explores German art, examining the country's unique national style and 500-year cultural legacy.

Andrew Graham-Dixon explores German art, examining the country's unique national style and 500-year cultural legacy.

The Map Makers
49:58

The Map Makers: The Mercator Atlas 1572

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS2 July 31, 2010

history

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Intercultural Understanding

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The struggle for religious dominance and power in 16th Century Europe featured a Scottish spy and map maker, John Elder, who drafted maps for Henry VIII, then later fled to ...

The struggle for religious dominance and power in 16th Century Europe featured a Scottish spy and map maker, John Elder, who drafted maps for Henry VIII, then later fled to France with his secrets which he offered to the Catholic forces to plan their attack on the continent.

The Map Makers
49:46

The Map Makers: The Waldseeueller Map 1507

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS2 July 24, 2010

history

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The Map Makers is a three-part series on the history and major developments in map making. A map is more than a geographical representation of a land. It is an image which ...

The Map Makers is a three-part series on the history and major developments in map making. A map is more than a geographical representation of a land. It is an image which mirrors a society's political, religious and cultural vision of itself. This episode explores the time period when the edges of our world were a mystery. The discovery of the 'New World' by explorers such as Columbus and Vespucci were adding pieces to the world map.

The Map Makers
50:28

The Map Makers: D-Day Invasion Maps

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS2 August 7, 2010

history

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Intercultural Understanding

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The final episode tells the fascinating story of maps during wartime, featuring the tale of the 'Bigot Maps'. These maps were the most confidential and secret of World War II ...

The final episode tells the fascinating story of maps during wartime, featuring the tale of the 'Bigot Maps'. These maps were the most confidential and secret of World War II and contained information about the enemy territory and defences. One map in particular was stolen from Nazi headquarters by a house painter/spy, who hid it behind a mirror, and later retrieved it to pass on to the Allied forces. The episode looks at the incredible stories of bravery and treachery which went into the creation and procurement of the 'Bigot Maps'.