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Japanese history, economy and industry
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Japanese history, economy and industry

Chihiro's father makes reference to the "abandoned theme parks" built in the 1990s after they stumble into the new world. Hayao Miyazaki's films make continued reference to ...

Chihiro's father makes reference to the "abandoned theme parks" built in the 1990s after they stumble into the new world. Hayao Miyazaki's films make continued reference to the destruction of the environment through human interference and industry.

Saying goodbye, rites of passage and history
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Saying goodbye, rites of passage and history

Boohoo Boone asks Omri what will happen when they return home, hoping they will have moved forward in time. Little Bear tells Omri and Patrick about the traditional rite of ...

Boohoo Boone asks Omri what will happen when they return home, hoping they will have moved forward in time. Little Bear tells Omri and Patrick about the traditional rite of passage in Iroquois culture and of the concept of harmony with the world. Before leaving, Little Bear asks Omri of the plight of the Onondaga people, and Omri tells him the truth. The Onondaga are great, but it is not always great for their people.

Calwell secures displaced Europeans as workers
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Calwell secures displaced Europeans as workers

Arthur Calwell secretly secures displaced Europeans for migration to build Australian infrastructure.

Arthur Calwell secretly secures displaced Europeans for migration to build Australian infrastructure.

Calwell orders O'Keefe family's deportation
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Calwell orders O'Keefe family's deportation

Arthur Calwell orders deportation of Asian wartime refugees but Indonesian O'Keefe family resists.

Arthur Calwell orders deportation of Asian wartime refugees but Indonesian O'Keefe family resists.

American history, massacres and remorse
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American history, massacres and remorse

Omri and Patrick discover the cupboard is missing. Omri returns the rat ball in exchange for the cupboard, but the key is gone. Boohoo Boone argues for their future, saying ...

Omri and Patrick discover the cupboard is missing. Omri returns the rat ball in exchange for the cupboard, but the key is gone. Boohoo Boone argues for their future, saying Little Bear needs a family and that it's the dawn of a new century in his town. That night, Omri, Patrick, Little Bear and Booho Boone watch television. Little Bear becomes distressed during a program showing the massacre of Native Americans. Little Bear cares for Boohoo Boone regardless.

Child miners in the Industrial Revolution
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Child miners in the Industrial Revolution

Tony Robinson goes underground in Wales to see how hurriers, the children who worked in coal mines, fared during the Industrial Revolution.

Tony Robinson goes underground in Wales to see how hurriers, the children who worked in coal mines, fared during the Industrial Revolution.

Nicholas II appeases revolutionaries
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Nicholas II appeases revolutionaries

Nicholas II appeases revolutionaries with a Duma before reverting to autocracy.

Nicholas II appeases revolutionaries with a Duma before reverting to autocracy.

The ill-fated Flight to Varennes
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The ill-fated Flight to Varennes

King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette's ill-fated attempt to flee Paris for the heavily fortified royalist citadel of Montmédy.

King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette's ill-fated attempt to flee Paris for the heavily fortified royalist citadel of Montmédy.

The execution of Marie Antoinette
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The execution of Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette emotively fights the charges levelled against her but has her life taken in the same way her husband's was.

Marie Antoinette emotively fights the charges levelled against her but has her life taken in the same way her husband's was.

The demise of Robespierre
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The demise of Robespierre

Maximilien Robespierre faces the same fate as the former French royals, ending the revolutionary Reign of Terror.

Maximilien Robespierre faces the same fate as the former French royals, ending the revolutionary Reign of Terror.

The execution of King Louis XVI
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The execution of King Louis XVI

France as a republic is born in blood with the execution of King Louis XVI.

France as a republic is born in blood with the execution of King Louis XVI.

Hughes obstructs racial equality clause
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Hughes obstructs racial equality clause

Billy Hughes obstructs racial equality clause at Treaty of Versailles to protect White Australia policy.

Billy Hughes obstructs racial equality clause at Treaty of Versailles to protect White Australia policy.

The deportation of five-year-old from Australia
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The deportation of five-year-old from Australia

Charles Perkins takes action to prevent fiveyearold Nancy Prasad's deportation to Fiji in 1965.

Charles Perkins takes action to prevent fiveyearold Nancy Prasad's deportation to Fiji in 1965.

The storming of the Bastille
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The storming of the Bastille

The firing of Jacques Necker sparks violent protests, culminating in the storming of the Bastille by the French people.

The firing of Jacques Necker sparks violent protests, culminating in the storming of the Bastille by the French people.

Peel Island's leper colony
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Peel Island's leper colony

Clip from Coast Australia
Neil Oliver visits Peel Island in Moreton Bay, where historian Thom Blake describes the colony where leprosy sufferers were quarantined from 1907 to 1959.

Neil Oliver visits Peel Island in Moreton Bay, where historian Thom Blake describes the colony where leprosy sufferers were quarantined from 1907 to 1959.

Nicholas II abdicates after food shortage
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Nicholas II abdicates after food shortage

Nicholas II abdicates after food shortage protests and ahead of impending October Revolution.

Nicholas II abdicates after food shortage protests and ahead of impending October Revolution.

The Tennis Court Oath
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The Tennis Court Oath

Members of the French Estates-General swore an oath to enact their own National Assembly.

Members of the French Estates-General swore an oath to enact their own National Assembly.

Peel Island's leper colony
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Peel Island's leper colony

Clip from Coast Australia
Neil Oliver visits Peel Island in Moreton Bay, where historian Thom Blake describes the colony where leprosy sufferers were quarantined from 1907 to 1959.

Neil Oliver visits Peel Island in Moreton Bay, where historian Thom Blake describes the colony where leprosy sufferers were quarantined from 1907 to 1959.

Dictation test excludes non-white migrants
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Dictation test excludes non-white migrants

Australia's first parliament introduces dictation test to exclude nonwhite immigration to Australia.

Australia's first parliament introduces dictation test to exclude nonwhite immigration to Australia.

The cause of revolutionary France's expensive bread
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The cause of revolutionary France's expensive bread

Wheat industry deregulation led to a sharp increase in the cost of bread prior to the French Revolution

Wheat industry deregulation led to a sharp increase in the cost of bread prior to the French Revolution

Marie Antoinette prior to her arrival in Versailles
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Marie Antoinette prior to her arrival in Versailles

Historians describe Marie Antoinette prior to her arrival in Versailles

Historians describe Marie Antoinette prior to her arrival in Versailles

Fraser overturns White Australia policy
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Fraser overturns White Australia policy

Malcolm Fraser overturns White Australia policy by accepting Vietnamese refugees to Australia.

Malcolm Fraser overturns White Australia policy by accepting Vietnamese refugees to Australia.

The reason behind Marie Antoinette's early nickname
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The reason behind Marie Antoinette's early nickname

Historians describe the reason Marie Antoinette was dubbed Madame Deficit by the French press and people.

Historians describe the reason Marie Antoinette was dubbed Madame Deficit by the French press and people.

Pre-Revolutionary France's Ancien Régime
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Pre-Revolutionary France's Ancien Régime

Historians describe France's Ancien Régime system prior to the French Revolution.

Historians describe France's Ancien Régime system prior to the French Revolution.

The push for dechristianisation during the French Revolution
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The push for dechristianisation during the French Revolution

Jacques Hébert becomes a leading voice in calls for the dechristianisation in France.

Jacques Hébert becomes a leading voice in calls for the dechristianisation in France.

France's "national razor"
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France's "national razor"

The guillotine, introduced to France in 1789 by Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, became France's preferred method of execution until the abolishment of capital punishment in 1981.

The guillotine, introduced to France in 1789 by Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, became France's preferred method of execution until the abolishment of capital punishment in 1981.

Calwell orders O'Keefe family's deportation
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Calwell orders O'Keefe family's deportation

Arthur Calwell orders deportation of Asian wartime refugees but Indonesian O'Keefe family resists.

Arthur Calwell orders deportation of Asian wartime refugees but Indonesian O'Keefe family resists.

Omri meets Little Bear of the Iroquois people
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Omri meets Little Bear of the Iroquois people

After much trepidation, Omri and Little Bear begin to trust each other. Little bear tells Omri he is an Onondaga man of the Iroquois people from 1761, and he knows English ...

After much trepidation, Omri and Little Bear begin to trust each other. Little bear tells Omri he is an Onondaga man of the Iroquois people from 1761, and he knows English because the British used his people to fight the French. Realising the power the key and cupboard hold, Omri transforms a plastic tepee for Little Bear. Little Bear accepts the shelter, although not common to his clan. Omri decides to transform a selection of toys but quickly sees the dangers of being careless.

Carl Hagenbeck's human zoos
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Carl Hagenbeck's human zoos

Archival footage reveals the human zoos of the 19th century, where indigenous people from around the world were transported to Europe and put on display.

Archival footage reveals the human zoos of the 19th century, where indigenous people from around the world were transported to Europe and put on display.

Caroline Chisholm's employment agency
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Caroline Chisholm's employment agency

A dramatisation of Caroline Chisholm establishing an agency to place young women in homes and changing the social landscape of colonial Australia.

A dramatisation of Caroline Chisholm establishing an agency to place young women in homes and changing the social landscape of colonial Australia.

Tsar's response to Revolution of 1905
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Tsar's response to Revolution of 1905

Nicholas II appeases revolutionaries with a Duma before reverting to autocracy.

Nicholas II appeases revolutionaries with a Duma before reverting to autocracy.

The Eureka Rebellion in 1854
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The Eureka Rebellion in 1854

A dramatisation of the conditions that led to the Eureka Rebellion in Ballarat, with conflicts over mining licences in 1854.

A dramatisation of the conditions that led to the Eureka Rebellion in Ballarat, with conflicts over mining licences in 1854.

Stanley Yelnats is sent to Camp Green Lake
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Stanley Yelnats is sent to Camp Green Lake

Clip from Holes
A dry and desperate desert environment is shown in the opening sequence, while the conservation of water and allusions to slavery in America are reoccurring themes. In the ...

A dry and desperate desert environment is shown in the opening sequence, while the conservation of water and allusions to slavery in America are reoccurring themes. In the city, Stanley Yelnats is busted by police for "stealing shoes", tried in court and sent the Camp Green Lake. The family curse is blamed for Stanley's misfortune. At camp, Stanley Yelnats meets Mr Sir.

Nazis vie for the Caucasus oil reserves
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Nazis vie for the Caucasus oil reserves

Clip from As It Happened
On 28 June 1942, the German army set out to conquer Russia in a split campaign - one aimed at Stalingrad and the other focusing on the capture of the rich Caucasus oil fields.

On 28 June 1942, the German army set out to conquer Russia in a split campaign - one aimed at Stalingrad and the other focusing on the capture of the rich Caucasus oil fields.

Life and displacement
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Life and displacement

Omri hears his brother's rat as he searches under the floorboards for a missing key. Little Bear volunteers to retrieve the key and brave the escaped rat. Upon retrieval, Omri ...

Omri hears his brother's rat as he searches under the floorboards for a missing key. Little Bear volunteers to retrieve the key and brave the escaped rat. Upon retrieval, Omri sends for Tommy the World War I medic. While Tommy treats Boohoo's wound, Omri realises it's time to let Little Bear and Boohoo Boone return home. Before returning them, Omri tries to transform a figurine into a wife for Little Bear, but Little Bear refuses to let Omri displace her from her family and clan.

Howl's Moving Castle explores war and the industrial revolution
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Howl's Moving Castle explores war and the industrial revolution

A steam train billowing smoke passes by as Sophie is seen working late sowing hats. While the other girls in the hat shop share their infatuation for the mysterious Howl, ...

A steam train billowing smoke passes by as Sophie is seen working late sowing hats. While the other girls in the hat shop share their infatuation for the mysterious Howl, Sophie continues her work unfazed by his sudden appearance. The themes of conflict and industry and is presented by the reoccurrence of warplanes and patriotism. The film was made during the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, of which Hayao Miyazaki was quite outspoken.

Three brothers killed at Passchendaele
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Three brothers killed at Passchendaele

Clip from Not Forgotten
The ancestors of the three Seabrook brothers killed at Passchendaele discuss the enduring impact of their deaths on the Australian family.

The ancestors of the three Seabrook brothers killed at Passchendaele discuss the enduring impact of their deaths on the Australian family.

Convict James Porter's escape from penal colony
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Convict James Porter's escape from penal colony

A dramatisation of James Porter and his gang's escape from Macquarie Harbour prison in 1834.

A dramatisation of James Porter and his gang's escape from Macquarie Harbour prison in 1834.

Royal rivalries embroiled in lead up to war
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Royal rivalries embroiled in lead up to war

The rivalries between cousins Wilhelm II, George V and Nicholas II come to a head upon the assassination of Franz Ferdinand.

The rivalries between cousins Wilhelm II, George V and Nicholas II come to a head upon the assassination of Franz Ferdinand.

Germany's invasion of Belgium brings UK into war
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Germany's invasion of Belgium brings UK into war

The UK declares war on Germany when it invades neutral Belgium, Britain's ally, on its way to attack France.

The UK declares war on Germany when it invades neutral Belgium, Britain's ally, on its way to attack France.

James Esmond's Ballarat gold discovery
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James Esmond's Ballarat gold discovery

A dramatisation of James Esmond discovering 27kg of gold in what became Ballarat in 1851, prompting a gold rush and the growth of Melbourne as a wealthy city.

A dramatisation of James Esmond discovering 27kg of gold in what became Ballarat in 1851, prompting a gold rush and the growth of Melbourne as a wealthy city.

Horse thief John Foley saves Adelaide
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Horse thief John Foley saves Adelaide

A dramatisation of convict John Foley droving cattle to Adelaide amid a food shortage in 1987.

A dramatisation of convict John Foley droving cattle to Adelaide amid a food shortage in 1987.

History's Verdict
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History's Verdict: Churchill

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  The History Channel  |  October 23, 2012
Explore this complex, fascinating and iconic figure, his overall contribution to the most significant armed victory of all time, and his importance to history, and the present ...

Explore this complex, fascinating and iconic figure, his overall contribution to the most significant armed victory of all time, and his importance to history, and the present world.

World War 2: The Complete History
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World War 2: The Complete History: The World Shall Hold It's Breath

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  The History Channel  |  May 29, 2014
As 1940 drew to a close the conflict was spreading. Disasters were continuing to unfold around the Italian war effort. The invasion of Greece had turned to catastrophe as the ...

As 1940 drew to a close the conflict was spreading. Disasters were continuing to unfold around the Italian war effort. The invasion of Greece had turned to catastrophe as the Italians were driven back into the hills of Albania. In North Africa the British Army drove the Italians deeper into retreat. These failures had begun to draw Germany further into the south to rescue its Axis comrade. At the same time another front had opened up in North Africa; Erwin Rommel and his North Afrika Korps stepped up to take their place in history.

History of Warfare
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History of Warfare: The Norman Conquests

Season 1  |  Episode 30  |  The History Channel  |  July 23, 2017
In newly conquered England, the years which followed the Battle of Hastings were marked by violent turmoil. King William eventually responded to the constant uprisings of the ...

In newly conquered England, the years which followed the Battle of Hastings were marked by violent turmoil. King William eventually responded to the constant uprisings of the Anglo-Saxon people by laying waste to the north of England. This is a the story of a brutal period in English history, a time which saw the introduction of feudalism, a proliferation of Norman churches and castles and the completion of the remarkable Domesday book.

History's Verdict
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History's Verdict: De Gaulle

Season 1  |  Episode 10  |  The History Channel  |  September 10, 2014
In 1940 he fought against, but could not prevent, the greatest humiliation in the history of the France he loved so dearly. How did Charles De Gaulle recover from this? How ...

In 1940 he fought against, but could not prevent, the greatest humiliation in the history of the France he loved so dearly. How did Charles De Gaulle recover from this? How did he preserve the spirit of France and then help liberate his nation? How did he then go on to lead it as its most important political figure since his fellow general, Napoleon?

World War 2: The Complete History
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World War 2: The Complete History: The Presence of History

Season 1  |  Episode 13  |  The History Channel  |  June 9, 2014
Even after the triumph of VE Day, there still remained a war to be fought. The final act of this war was played out in the skies above Japan. A new US President, Harry Truman, ...

Even after the triumph of VE Day, there still remained a war to be fought. The final act of this war was played out in the skies above Japan. A new US President, Harry Truman, took the devastating decision to deploy a new weapon against the forces of Japan. The atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the dreams of Imperial Japan were ended at a stroke.

JFK 50: Eyewitness To History
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JFK 50: Eyewitness To History

The History Channel  |  November 22, 2013
To mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy in Dallas, The Dallas Morning News brings a captivating documentary featuring 28 eyewitnesses. Never ...

To mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy in Dallas, The Dallas Morning News brings a captivating documentary featuring 28 eyewitnesses. Never before has this collection of key individuals been gathered to tell their personal stories and roles they played in history.

Fortress Australia
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Fortress Australia

The History Channel  |  October 8, 2010
The paranoid and murky world of atomic espionage behind one of the most astonishing untold chapters in Australian history; the quest by successive governments to fortify the ...

The paranoid and murky world of atomic espionage behind one of the most astonishing untold chapters in Australian history; the quest by successive governments to fortify the nation with atomic weapons.

9/11: The Days After
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9/11: The Days After

The History Channel  |  September 11, 2011
A powerful and unflinchingly honest look at what happened after the 9/11 tragedy - a chronicle of life in a changed world.

A powerful and unflinchingly honest look at what happened after the 9/11 tragedy - a chronicle of life in a changed world.

The Nazi Gospels
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The Nazi Gospels

The History Channel  |  April 17, 2013
Examine the roots of Nazi ideology, and how the Third Reich used twisted versions of history and religion to bolster its power and help drive Germany towards war and genocide.

Examine the roots of Nazi ideology, and how the Third Reich used twisted versions of history and religion to bolster its power and help drive Germany towards war and genocide.

History's Verdict
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History's Verdict: MacArthur

Season 1  |  Episode 11  |  The History Channel  |  September 8, 2014
He was a US Army general who was also the only ever Field Marshal of the Philippine Army and this symbolises MacArthur's visionary belief that Asia would dominate the future ...

He was a US Army general who was also the only ever Field Marshal of the Philippine Army and this symbolises MacArthur's visionary belief that Asia would dominate the future of the world. How did he turn initial disasters in the Pacific War against Japan to a famous comeback that would make him a national hero?

World War 2: The Complete History
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World War 2: The Complete History: The Day of Infamy

Season 1  |  Episode 7  |  The History Channel  |  June 1, 2014
This episode begins in Russia, with Stalin's army fighting to defend Moscow. Hitler believed his enemies beneath contempt as both communists and as Slavic people. He intended ...

This episode begins in Russia, with Stalin's army fighting to defend Moscow. Hitler believed his enemies beneath contempt as both communists and as Slavic people. He intended to obliterate them; for this conflict the end would only come at the expense of the total destruction of one side or the other.

World War 2: The Complete History
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World War 2: The Complete History: Time of Legend

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  The History Channel  |  May 29, 2014
In this episode, we look at the impact of the Battle of Britain. Hitler's aim was total air supremacy, to negate British Naval power and enable the German army to cross the ...

In this episode, we look at the impact of the Battle of Britain. Hitler's aim was total air supremacy, to negate British Naval power and enable the German army to cross the Channel and invade Britain. But the battle proved to be more complex.

The American Future: A History By Simon Schama
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The American Future: A History By Simon Schama: American War

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  June 3, 2010
Turning to fascinating moments in American history to understand the present, Simon Schama reveals how the American attitude to war is different from what outsiders assume it ...

Turning to fascinating moments in American history to understand the present, Simon Schama reveals how the American attitude to war is different from what outsiders assume it to be. "The world has got in the habit of thinking of America as the tough-guy empire; trigger-happy cowboys addicted to the rush of military power. But that's not the way America sees itself," he says.

History's Verdict
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History's Verdict: Patton

Season 1  |  Episode 9  |  The History Channel  |  September 7, 2014
He remains the most famous Allied general of the Second World War thanks to George C Scott's unforgettable performance in the Oscar winning movie. But our remarkable ...

He remains the most famous Allied general of the Second World War thanks to George C Scott's unforgettable performance in the Oscar winning movie. But our remarkable documentary reveals there was vastly more to Patton than his so-called lust for glory.

History's Verdict
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History's Verdict: Eisenhower

Season 1  |  Episode 13  |  The History Channel  |  September 11, 2014
Ike's public image is frequently overshadowed by more attention-grabbing colleagues. Cases in point: General Patton, his World War II subordinate; and JFK, his successor as ...

Ike's public image is frequently overshadowed by more attention-grabbing colleagues. Cases in point: General Patton, his World War II subordinate; and JFK, his successor as President of the United States of America. But we reveal that there is far more to Ike than the myth of his being an uncharismatic conservative in everything he did.

World War 2: The Complete History
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World War 2: The Complete History: The Beginning of the End

Season 1  |  Episode 10  |  The History Channel  |  June 4, 2014
In this episode, we see how across the world the forces of the Axis were in retreat. In the sands of the desert Rommel had been overwhelmed by the Allies and driven out of ...

In this episode, we see how across the world the forces of the Axis were in retreat. In the sands of the desert Rommel had been overwhelmed by the Allies and driven out of Africa. A new legend was born in the shape of Bernard Montgomery.

The American Future: A History By Simon Schama
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The American Future: A History By Simon Schama: What is an American?

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC  |  June 17, 2010
Historian Simon Schama looks at the bitter conflict over immigration in American history. Who should be allowed to enter America and call themselves an American has always ...

Historian Simon Schama looks at the bitter conflict over immigration in American history. Who should be allowed to enter America and call themselves an American has always been one of the nation's most divisive issues. It continued to be so at the 2008 election. He traces the roots of this conflict to the founding of America.

World War 2: The Complete History
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World War 2: The Complete History: The War that Wasn't

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  The History Channel  |  May 26, 2014
The time that followed the destruction of Poland came to be known as the Phoney War, a period were neither side wanted to engage the other. Both armies used the time to ...

The time that followed the destruction of Poland came to be known as the Phoney War, a period were neither side wanted to engage the other. Both armies used the time to fortify their positions and many, on both sides, hoped that the war might simply go away if neither side upset the other.

History's Verdict
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History's Verdict: Rommel

Season 1  |  Episode 12  |  The History Channel  |  September 9, 2014
Erwin Rommel has achieved almost legendary status as the German Field Marshall of World War II. He is now known as the desert fox mainly because of his cunning ability to ...

Erwin Rommel has achieved almost legendary status as the German Field Marshall of World War II. He is now known as the desert fox mainly because of his cunning ability to outwit and outmanoeuvre his allied enemies. This is a truly remarkable achievement, given the hatred for Nazism and all things Nazi in the wake of World War II. But History's Verdict asks if this is a deserving accolade?

World War 2: The Complete History
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World War 2: The Complete History: The End of the Beginning

Season 1  |  Episode 9  |  The History Channel  |  June 3, 2014
As the conflict continued, countries in all corners of the globe became deeply entangled in their own theatres of war. In the desert the Afrika Korps seemed certain of their ...

As the conflict continued, countries in all corners of the globe became deeply entangled in their own theatres of war. In the desert the Afrika Korps seemed certain of their successful capture of Egypt. But yet another change of British commander saw the arrival of a man who created his own desert legend, a legend to match Rommel.

World War 2: The Complete History
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World War 2: The Complete History: Unconditional Surrender

Season 1  |  Episode 12  |  The History Channel  |  June 8, 2014
If any of those involved in the war doubted what all the fighting had been for then the last months of conflict would show them. As soldiers entered the territory of the Third ...

If any of those involved in the war doubted what all the fighting had been for then the last months of conflict would show them. As soldiers entered the territory of the Third Reich conclusive proof of the evils of Nazism was found as the death and concentration camps were uncovered.

Fatherland
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Fatherland

The History Channel  |  May 9, 2011
Fatherland is an intimate documentary exploring an unresolved relationship between a father who served as a soldier in Hitler's army and a son who fled his country, his family ...

Fatherland is an intimate documentary exploring an unresolved relationship between a father who served as a soldier in Hitler's army and a son who fled his country, his family and his history. Canadian filmmaker Manfred Becker returns to Germany 60 years after the end of the war to confront his father, the 'old Nazi' and to explore their two separate roles as pre-determined by history.

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.
The storming of the Bastille by a mob of Parisians on July 14, 1789, set loose a generation of warfare and sowed the seeds for the modern political system.
From the dramatisation of the American Revolution in Sons of Liberty through to how Gene Sharp's nonviolent revolutionary theories helped inspire the Arab Spring, see how revolution has reshaped the world.
Australia as a Nation moves from colonial Australia to the development of Australia as a nation. Explore the factors leading to Federation and experiences of democracy and citizenship. (VCHHK072,VCHHK076,VCHHK073)
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.
Commemorate the 1915 struggle that saw enormous courage in the face of enormous loss at Gallipoli, which many consider the psychological birth of Australia. Start with the Peter Weir classic, Gallipoli. (ACHASSK064, VCHHK076, VCHHK144)
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