Not many groups of people in Australia are more feared or misunderstood than refugees. In this episode we hear from refugees about their experience of Australia. The people, the culture and their new home.
With a long-held love for the City of Sin, the genial Louis Theroux heads to Las Vegas to meet the people prepared to bet their bottom dollar. From the casino moguls to the slot slaves, Louis finds the people who are building the 'new' Las Vegas. He reveals the world behind the myths of casino culture and meets the gamblers, high rollers and casino men who keep this town in the middle of the desert green with money.
Lesson Plan, a favourite on the film festival circuit, is a documentary about the 1967 Third Wave experiment in fascism that took place at Cubberley High School in Palo Alto, California. The charismatic teacher, Ron Jones, created a classroom setting wherein students subjugated personal freedom for the good of the community. Broadcast as part of ABC's Sunday Best.
Each generation of Kennedy children is born with a silver spoon, yet not everything that comes with the Kennedy family name is easy, as the lives of the 21st Century Kennedy's reveal. Joe Kennedy built an empire and expected his family to perpetuate a legacy of wealth, public service, and political power. But is that model too old-fashioned? In the 21st Century, isn't the price simply too high - even for the Kennedy's.
They are the ultimate alpha males, the very symbols of confidence and charm. But behind the clean-cut images resides complex psychological dimensions fuelled by war and personal rivalries and the quest for power. Who are the men behind the tans and smiles? Who are the real Kennedy Brothers? The construction of the Kennedy Political Dynasty may begin with Joe's money - but the fuel is an intense competition between brothers, who must overcome their own shortcomings to create America's most powerful political machine.