Stalin's Great Terror begins
8:44

Stalin's Great Terror begins

Clip from Stalin: Three Faces Of Evil

Modern history

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Russians recount NKVD implementing Stalin's murderous campaign of political repression.

Russians recount NKVD implementing Stalin's murderous campaign of political repression.

Message Stick
8:43

Message Stick: Mabo Invasion

NITV August 2, 2016

Indigenous Australians

Media Arts

History

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This short episode of Message Stick looks back over the history of land rights leading up to Koiki (Eddie) Mabo and his role in the struggle of Aboriginal and Torres Strait ...

This short episode of Message Stick looks back over the history of land rights leading up to Koiki (Eddie) Mabo and his role in the struggle of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for rights and freedoms.

Hughes obstructs racial equality clause
8:42

Hughes obstructs racial equality clause

Clip from Immigration Nation: The Secret History Of Us

Modern history

11-12
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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.

English home life in the 1930s
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English home life in the 1930s

Clip from Further Back in Time for Dinner

Modern history

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As part of a social experiment, a British family head back in time to the 1930s to document what home and family life were like.

As part of a social experiment, a British family head back in time to the 1930s to document what home and family life were like.

Australia’s place in the world during the 1930s
8:31

Australia’s place in the world during the 1930s

Clip from The Years That Made Us

Modern history

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This video has closed captioning
The 1930s saw the Great Depression's decline but saw a rise in reflective fear across Australia.

The 1930s saw the Great Depression's decline but saw a rise in reflective fear across Australia.

The French Revolution
8:29

The French Revolution

Clip from Andrew Marr's History of the World

Modern history

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The events leading up to the French Revolution, the execution of Louis XVI and the beginning of The Terror.

The events leading up to the French Revolution, the execution of Louis XVI and the beginning of The Terror.

Overcoming sexism in the 1950s
8:25

Overcoming sexism in the 1950s

Clip from RBG

Modern history

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg overcame many obstacles to reach the pinnacle of the law profession. What were some of the challenges she faced? How are things ...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg overcame many obstacles to reach the pinnacle of the law profession. What were some of the challenges she faced? How are things different in universities nowadays? How have things changed for women in the workplace? What are some challenges that remain?

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Masterpiece September 24, 2017

English

History

11-12
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Robert Ford joins Jesse James's gang, only to become resentful of the legendary outlaw and hatch a plan to kill the fastest gun in the west. Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck star ...

Robert Ford joins Jesse James's gang, only to become resentful of the legendary outlaw and hatch a plan to kill the fastest gun in the west. Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck star in this modern western.

English small business in the 1930s
7:47

English small business in the 1930s

Clip from Turn Back Time: The High Street

Modern history

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This video has closed captioning
A group of British small business owners are sent back in time to the 1930s to demonstrate the struggles and successes of being a shop owner in bygone eras.

A group of British small business owners are sent back in time to the 1930s to demonstrate the struggles and successes of being a shop owner in bygone eras.

The deportation of five-year-old from Australia
7:30

The deportation of five-year-old from Australia

Clip from Immigration Nation: The Secret History Of Us

Modern history

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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 legacy of Australian racism
7:26

The legacy of Australian racism

Clip from 7.30

Modern history

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This video has closed captioning
Christos Tsiolkas, author of The Slap and Barracuda, discusses the legacy of racism in Colonial nations like Australia.

Christos Tsiolkas, author of The Slap and Barracuda, discusses the legacy of racism in Colonial nations like Australia.

Penal battalions decimated under Order No.227
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Penal battalions decimated under Order No.227

Clip from Russia's War: Blood Upon the Snow

Modern history

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Russian penal battalions are used as cannon fodder while order No.227 punishes retreat with death.

Russian penal battalions are used as cannon fodder while order No.227 punishes retreat with death.

Cultural heritage and the fight for native title recognition
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Cultural heritage and the fight for native title recognition

Clip from Mabo

History

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Returning to court Eddie learns that David Passi has re-joined the case. During proceedings, David Passi creates a link between the Mer Islands, himself and Eddie Mabo. The ...

Returning to court Eddie learns that David Passi has re-joined the case. During proceedings, David Passi creates a link between the Mer Islands, himself and Eddie Mabo. The victory is short-lived when Paddy Killoran takes the stand and claims the Islander communities have assimilated with Queensland land laws. The judge rules against Mabo's land claims. Eddie discusses the case with Bryan Keon-Cohen. Dropping the appeal, they decide to take the test case to the High Court for all First Nation pe

Calwell secures displaced Europeans as workers
7:14

Calwell secures displaced Europeans as workers

Clip from Immigration Nation: The Secret History Of Us

Modern history

11-12
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Arthur Calwell secretly secures displaced Europeans for migration to build Australian infrastructure.

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

Threats, home and the High Court
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Threats, home and the High Court

Clip from Mabo

History

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During trial, the defence objects to the argument that Meriam heritage runs deeper than British colonisation and Crown Land. The case begins to flounder. Speaking with senior ...

During trial, the defence objects to the argument that Meriam heritage runs deeper than British colonisation and Crown Land. The case begins to flounder. Speaking with senior counsel Ron Castan, they discuss Justice Moynihan's suggestion of a test case in the High Court to challenges the Declaratory Act 1985 and determines the legal rights of the Meriam people (Murray Islanders). Ron agrees they take Justice Moynihan's advice. At home Koiki 'Eddie' learns that Bonita has been receiving threats.

Eve ingratiates herself with Margo
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Eve ingratiates herself with Margo

Clip from All About Eve

Ancient History

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Margo sees Eve pretending to wear her costume and bowing to a fantasy audience. Eve places a long distance phone called for Margo to Bill, for his birthday. Margo starts to ...

Margo sees Eve pretending to wear her costume and bowing to a fantasy audience. Eve places a long distance phone called for Margo to Bill, for his birthday. Margo starts to worry about Eve's presence and motives. Margo confides in Birdie, who offers her a warning. Initially resistant to Birdie's comments, Margot begins to suspect something amiss after Eve oversteps the boundaries.

Trotsky and Stalin vie to succeed Lenin
6:16

Trotsky and Stalin vie to succeed Lenin

Clip from Infamous Assassinations

Modern history

11-12
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Rivals Leon Trotsky and Josef Stalin vie to succeed Vladimir Lenin as leader of the Soviet Union.

Rivals Leon Trotsky and Josef Stalin vie to succeed Vladimir Lenin as leader of the Soviet Union.

Terra nullius is overturned, Eddie and Bonita return home
6:12

Terra nullius is overturned, Eddie and Bonita return home

Clip from Mabo

History

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Bryan Keon-Cohen walks alone to the High Court to hear the ruling. The judges find 6:1 in favour of Mabo and Mer Islanders, effectively overturning terra nullius. Meanwhile, ...

Bryan Keon-Cohen walks alone to the High Court to hear the ruling. The judges find 6:1 in favour of Mabo and Mer Islanders, effectively overturning terra nullius. Meanwhile, Bonita and her son drive towards Canberra, but their car breaks down before they make it. They join an older couple camping on the side of the road and listen to the ruling on the radio. Keon-Cohen informs the Mer Islanders, and we hear Eddie 'Koiki' Mabo reads his final letter. Archival footage shows Bonita, Eddie and Murra