Tales From A Suitcase
27:13

Tales From A Suitcase: Professor Hala And Dr Safi

SBS2 July 6, 2010

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Professor Habib Hala (teacher) and Doctor Wadior Safi, (student) at the University of Kabul, both found sanctuary in Australia, after brutal persecution in Afghanistan.

Professor Habib Hala (teacher) and Doctor Wadior Safi, (student) at the University of Kabul, both found sanctuary in Australia, after brutal persecution in Afghanistan.

Tales From A Suitcase
25:56

Tales From A Suitcase: Alfio And Enoe Di Stefano

SBS June 13, 2010

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"The language is everything", says Di Stefano, who with her husband Alfio, sets out to bridge the language gap, not only for Italian compatriots to learn English, but for the ...

"The language is everything", says Di Stefano, who with her husband Alfio, sets out to bridge the language gap, not only for Italian compatriots to learn English, but for the children of Italian migrants to retain their language and communicate with their parents.

Tales From A Suitcase
26:10

Tales From A Suitcase: Nina Tory And Helen Macris

SBS2 February 24, 2010

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Nina Tory had been exiled in Siberia where her daughter Helen Macris was born in 1947. She escaped to Greece and after four years in a displaced person's camp took the first ...

Nina Tory had been exiled in Siberia where her daughter Helen Macris was born in 1947. She escaped to Greece and after four years in a displaced person's camp took the first ship - to anywhere. She arrived in Australia, where her husband died shortly afterwards.

New York
1:33:40

New York: The Centre Of The World - 1946-2003

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS2 August 25, 2011

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A powerful portrait of the events leading up to and following the attacks of September 11, 2001. To understand the impact of September 11, the program reaches back more than ...

A powerful portrait of the events leading up to and following the attacks of September 11, 2001. To understand the impact of September 11, the program reaches back more than 50 years, to 1946 when the idea of a 'world trade center' was first conceived in New York City. It chronicles the construction of the towers and explores the astonishing expansion of American economic power during the second half of the 20th century.

Tales From A Suitcase
25:53

Tales From A Suitcase: Stefania Sochan

SBS2 December 9, 2009

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In 1944 Russian-born Stefania Sochan and her mother were transported first to Auschwitz and then to Bergen Belsen. Her mother perished in the camp but Stefania survived the ...

In 1944 Russian-born Stefania Sochan and her mother were transported first to Auschwitz and then to Bergen Belsen. Her mother perished in the camp but Stefania survived the war and arrived in Australia in 1950.

Million Dollar American Princesses
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Million Dollar American Princesses: Wedding Of The Century

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS September 3, 2016

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The year 1895 saw the multimillion dollar Anglo-American marriage trade reached its height. Consuelo Vanderbilt was forced to marry the Duke of Marlborough.

The year 1895 saw the multimillion dollar Anglo-American marriage trade reached its height. Consuelo Vanderbilt was forced to marry the Duke of Marlborough.

Tales From A Suitcase
25:55

Tales From A Suitcase: Pat Hesse

SBS September 28, 2010

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Pat Hesse arrived in Australia from Sri Lanka in 1947 at the height of the rule of the White Australia Policy.

Pat Hesse arrived in Australia from Sri Lanka in 1947 at the height of the rule of the White Australia Policy.

Tales From A Suitcase
26:20

Tales From A Suitcase: Sava Spasojevich

SBS2 March 17, 2010

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Sava Spasojevich spent time in a labour camp in Germany, survived a death march in 1945 then migrated to Australia after working as an interpreter for the British.

Sava Spasojevich spent time in a labour camp in Germany, survived a death march in 1945 then migrated to Australia after working as an interpreter for the British.

Tales From A Suitcase
26:17

Tales From A Suitcase: Elmar Saarepere

SBS June 27, 2010

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An Estonian by birth, Elmar Saarepere was forced to serve with the German army. He was interned after the war and not wanting to return to live under communism, took passage ...

An Estonian by birth, Elmar Saarepere was forced to serve with the German army. He was interned after the war and not wanting to return to live under communism, took passage to Australia, arriving in 1947.

Tales From A Suitcase
26:04

Tales From A Suitcase: Martina Reisgys

SBS2 March 31, 2010

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Before migrating to Australia in 1947, Martina Reisgys and her family fled Lithuania for Germany as the Russians invaded, escaping over the last bridge to the West as it was ...

Before migrating to Australia in 1947, Martina Reisgys and her family fled Lithuania for Germany as the Russians invaded, escaping over the last bridge to the West as it was dismantled behind them.

Dig World War II
45:58

Dig World War II

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS February 22, 2013

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Historian Dan Snow joins military archaeologists as they investigate the former battlegrounds of the Second World War, uncovering little-known stories of the period. In this ...

Historian Dan Snow joins military archaeologists as they investigate the former battlegrounds of the Second World War, uncovering little-known stories of the period. In this episode, Dan heads out to sea to hear the story of the Empire Heritage, a cargo ship filled with Sherman Tanks sunk off Malin Head during the Battle of the Atlantic in 1944.

New York
1:16:49

New York: The City And The World - 1945-2000

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS2 August 11, 2011

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Exploring the social, economic and physical forces that swept through New York in the post-war period, the program examines the great African-American migration and Puerto ...

Exploring the social, economic and physical forces that swept through New York in the post-war period, the program examines the great African-American migration and Puerto Rican immigration of the '40s, '50s and '60s; the beginnings of white flight and suburbanisation; and the massive physical changes wrought by highways and urban renewal - all of which were directed, to a surprising degree, by one man: Robert Moses.

New York
1:03:36

New York: The City and the World (1945-2000)

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS2 August 18, 2011

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The second part of the series looks at the destruction of Penn Station, the battle over the Lower Manhattan Expressway, the social and fiscal crises of the 1960s and 1970s, ...

The second part of the series looks at the destruction of Penn Station, the battle over the Lower Manhattan Expressway, the social and fiscal crises of the 1960s and 1970s, and New York's miraculous revival in the last quarter-century.

Tales From A Suitcase
25:42

Tales From A Suitcase: Meitek Swat

SBS September 14, 2010

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From the moment he arrived, Meitek Swat hated Australia. Everything was different and difficult, particularly the unions with whom he refused to get involved, having just ...

From the moment he arrived, Meitek Swat hated Australia. Everything was different and difficult, particularly the unions with whom he refused to get involved, having just escaped from a communist country.

Tales From A Suitcase
25:53

Tales From A Suitcase: Paul Couvert

SBS May 19, 2010

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Paul Couvert grew up in the Dutch colonial city of Batavia (now Jakarta). When the Japanese landed, his family was interned, his parents were to die and he was sent to Japan ...

Paul Couvert grew up in the Dutch colonial city of Batavia (now Jakarta). When the Japanese landed, his family was interned, his parents were to die and he was sent to Japan as a slave labourer and was working at a dock in Nagasaki when the bomb went off. After the war, he helped the repatriation of Dutch refugees to Australia.

Scotland Revealed
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Scotland Revealed

Episode 3 The History Channel August 19, 2011

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This unique birds eye view of Scotland celebrates the stunning Cairngorms, journeys along the River Dee with a stop at Balmoral, revels in Aberdeen's granite architecture and ...

This unique birds eye view of Scotland celebrates the stunning Cairngorms, journeys along the River Dee with a stop at Balmoral, revels in Aberdeen's granite architecture and ends with a fascinating look at Scotland's engineering marvels, the Bell Rock Lighthouse and the Forth Rail Bridge. On the way geographer Vanessa Collingridge meets historians and locals, passionate about these landscapes and landmarks.

Tales From A Suitcase
26:02

Tales From A Suitcase: Keith Stodden

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS June 20, 2010

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The second part of the program on Keith Stodden from the Department of Immigration.

The second part of the program on Keith Stodden from the Department of Immigration.

Tales From A Suitcase
26:05

Tales From A Suitcase: King Fong

SBS2 January 9, 2010

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King Fong was born in Fiji of Chinese parents. He arrived in Sydney in 1946, after the communist uprising in China diverted his parents' planned return to their homeland. Life ...

King Fong was born in Fiji of Chinese parents. He arrived in Sydney in 1946, after the communist uprising in China diverted his parents' planned return to their homeland. Life was very difficult for Asian immigrants but through hard work, a successful business career and tireless work for Chinese-Australian charities he has emerged as one of the most prominent members of the Chinese-Australian community.