On April 4, 1968, escaped convict James Earl Ray shot and killed Dr Martin Luther King Jr while he lingered on a motel balcony in Memphis, Tennessee. Roads To Memphis tells the wildly disparate yet fatefully entwined stories of an assassin and his victim against the backdrop of the turbulent forces in American society during this period.
Fifty years since John F Kennedy was elected president of the US is a good time to re-examine his legacy. Virtual JFK investigates one of the most debated "what if" scenarios in the history of US foreign policy: What would President John F Kennedy have done in Vietnam if he had not been assassinated in 1963, and had he been re-elected in 1964?
Rewriting History: When Truth Is The Enemy is a contemporary political story that follows two professors, Australian academic Danny Ben-Moshe and professor of Yiddish Dovid Katz as they take on the Lithuanian government to try and prevent an inconvenient World War II historical truth from being obliterated - that Jews were killed by Lithuanians independent of the Nazis.
Narrated by Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons, The Power Of The Powerless examines the struggle for freedom during the Communist era in Czechoslovakia. Featuring Vaclav Havel, who ascended to power during the bloodless Velvet Revolution of 1989, and his fellow dissidents, this film investigates haunting questions about the country's Communist past.
Two days after president John F Kennedy was assassinated, local strip club owner Jack Ruby walked into the Dallas Police parking garage and gunned down Lee Harvey Oswald, ending plans for his trial. For conspiracy believers, the killing may hold the key to solving the Kennedy assassination mystery. This special will plot the time line of events that led to the killing, re-create the basement setting and bring eyewitnesses back for the first time to remember and restage the event.