The Kennedys
1:21:57

The Kennedys

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC June 5, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Modern history

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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.

The Kennedys
1:21:16

The Kennedys

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC May 22, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Modern history

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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.

Desert War
56:59

Desert War: Tobruk

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC April 25, 2013

history

Modern history

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Desert War is an exciting, insightful and subtly revisionist account of one of the most celebrated campaigns of the Second World War. Centred on the siege of Tobruk and the ...

Desert War is an exciting, insightful and subtly revisionist account of one of the most celebrated campaigns of the Second World War. Centred on the siege of Tobruk and the battle for El Alamein, this 2-part series peels back the official history to reveal jaw-dropping personal stories from the front lines, brought to life in searing drama documentary footage.

The '80s: The Decade That Made Us
45:14

The '80s: The Decade That Made Us: The Revolutionaries

Season 1 Episode 2 National Geographic May 26, 2013

history

Modern history

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The attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan. The rise of Steve Jobs. The launch of 24-hour news. Above all else, the 1980s was an era of radical change and innovation.

The attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan. The rise of Steve Jobs. The launch of 24-hour news. Above all else, the 1980s was an era of radical change and innovation.

Dig 1940
28:51

Dig 1940: Battle Of Britain

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC March 10, 2013

history

Modern history

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Jules Hudson and his team are off the Isle of Wight diving on HMS Borealis a ship from Convoy Peewit sunk in the openings stages of the Battle of Britain. Using previously ...

Jules Hudson and his team are off the Isle of Wight diving on HMS Borealis a ship from Convoy Peewit sunk in the openings stages of the Battle of Britain. Using previously unseen colour film from 1940 he tells the heartbreaking story of two pilots killed in the Battle of Britain and the glamorous woman at the centre of both their lives.

Stephen Fry's 100 Greatest Gadgets
53:49

Stephen Fry's 100 Greatest Gadgets

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC June 28, 2012

Design and technologies

Modern history

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Stephen Fry takes a nostalgic romp through the devices that have revolutionised our individual and collective lives, from the abacus and the umbrella to the Swiss army knife ...

Stephen Fry takes a nostalgic romp through the devices that have revolutionised our individual and collective lives, from the abacus and the umbrella to the Swiss army knife and the Walkman. Actors, comedians, inventors and experts join the fun to celebrate gadgets we simply couldn't live without. They share memories of the difference these gizmos have made to their lives.

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.

Desert War
57:05

Desert War: Alamein

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC May 2, 2013

history

Modern history

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By combining the eye-witness testimony of veterans with gripping military action, Desert War brings the North African campaign to life with a power and emotional intensity ...

By combining the eye-witness testimony of veterans with gripping military action, Desert War brings the North African campaign to life with a power and emotional intensity rarely accomplished on television.

Anzac
29:15

Anzac: Capture Of Lae

Seven April 24, 2017

History

Modern 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.

From The Western Frontier
27:41

From The Western Frontier: Owning Your History

Season 3 Episode 2 NITV May 29, 2017

Indigenous Australians

Modern history

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Eighteen-year-old Noongar woman Brianne Yarran is on a quest to understand the history that led to her nannas being forcibly removed from their family and culture.

Eighteen-year-old Noongar woman Brianne Yarran is on a quest to understand the history that led to her nannas being forcibly removed from their family and culture.

Apocalypse Verdun: The Illusion
42:07

Apocalypse Verdun: The Illusion

National Geographic February 20, 2017

History

Modern history

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It's 1916 and ever since Verdun Commander, General Petain imposed his strategy, the Germans are struggling. In the Somme the Allies have launched into the long awaited battle ...

It's 1916 and ever since Verdun Commander, General Petain imposed his strategy, the Germans are struggling. In the Somme the Allies have launched into the long awaited battle but it takes a disastrous turn. Pinning all their hopes on a Verdun victory the French launch a counter offensive but must then ask themselves, how many lives are they willing to lose to win?

Anzacs: Remembering Our Heroes
13:45

Anzacs: Remembering Our Heroes: The Watego Brothers

Season 2 Episode 10 NITV May 2, 2016

Indigenous Australians

Modern history

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George and Murray Watego were two brothers from New South Wales who enlisted together on the same day in Brisbane in 1916.

George and Murray Watego were two brothers from New South Wales who enlisted together on the same day in Brisbane in 1916.

Stephen Fry's 100 Greatest Gadgets
53:44

Stephen Fry's 100 Greatest Gadgets

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC July 5, 2012

Design and technologies

Modern history

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Stephen Fry continues with his gadget greatness, trawling through the second half of his list of 100 favourites of all time. He and his actor, inventor and comedic friends ...

Stephen Fry continues with his gadget greatness, trawling through the second half of his list of 100 favourites of all time. He and his actor, inventor and comedic friends list off the razor, the stapler, the retractable tape measure - with its pleasurable and manly 'thwack' - and the Walkman as some of the essentials without which their lives would be much colder and lonelier. But in the end, Fry's favourite gadget of all time is a pocket wonder.

Air Aces
47:44

Air Aces: Wing Walker

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS October 19, 2014

history

Modern history

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Like all the Allied bombers of World War II, the crew of the Lancaster ME669 had one of the most dangerous jobs in the Air Force: to dodge deadly enemy fire and drop ...

Like all the Allied bombers of World War II, the crew of the Lancaster ME669 had one of the most dangerous jobs in the Air Force: to dodge deadly enemy fire and drop mega-tonnes of high-powered explosives over Nazi Germany. Without them, Hitler may have emerged victorious.

14 Diaries of The Great War
51:34

14 Diaries of The Great War: The Onslaught

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS August 15, 2014

history

Modern history

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This moving series retells the story of the greatest war mankind had ever seen in a unique way. It allows viewers to experience World War I solely through the eyes of those ...

This moving series retells the story of the greatest war mankind had ever seen in a unique way. It allows viewers to experience World War I solely through the eyes of those who experienced it. Based on this concept, an international team of authors and researchers, as well as broadcasters from all over the world have chosen the 14 most vivid and emotional stories left behind through personal diaries, letters, postcards and telegrams, from those who lived it.

The '80s: The Decade That Made Us
44:59

The '80s: The Decade That Made Us: A Superpower

Season 1 Episode 6 National Geographic May 30, 2013

history

Modern history

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The attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan. The rise of Steve Jobs. The launch of 24-hour news. Above all else, the 1980s was an era of radical change and innovation.

The attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan. The rise of Steve Jobs. The launch of 24-hour news. Above all else, the 1980s was an era of radical change and innovation.

The Eagle Has Landed
2:07:37

The Eagle Has Landed

Seven July 24, 2016

Media arts

Modern history

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A German parachute unit commander is sent to England on a covert mission to kidnap Prime Minister Winston Churchill and bring him to Berlin.

A German parachute unit commander is sent to England on a covert mission to kidnap Prime Minister Winston Churchill and bring him to Berlin.

Anzac
25:31

Anzac: El Alamein

Seven April 25, 2017

History

Modern history

7-8
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Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.