Timewatch (1982– )
8 Jun. 1986The Road to War
In Hollywood, Peter France re-discovers a classic documentary of the 30s. In 1936, two young men trying to make their way in Hollywood were brought together by their hatred of Fascism. Where most of their compatriots supported Fascism or preferred not to know, Irving Allen and Herbert Bregstein were exceptional in seeing the dangers ahead and trying to do something about it. Using all their own time and money, they made a film. The Road to War used newsreel to try to alert the American people to the mounting horror of war in China, Ethiopia, Italy, Germany, Austria ...
11 Nov. 1986A Medieval Affair
An investigation into what life was like in Medieval England when the Domesday Book was completed.
27 Jul. 1989Michael Cockerell Investigates: The Night of the Long Knives
About the Nazi 'Lebensborn' program. The 'Stolen Generation' of Polish children taken to Nazi Germany.
10 Jun. 1992Gladio: The Ringmasters
Part one of a 3-part series revealing the crucial role the CIA has played in manipulating the political affairs of post-war Europe through the Gladio.
17 Jun. 1992Gladio: The Puppeteers
Part two of a 3-part series revealing the crucial role the CIA has played in manipulating the political affairs of post-war Europe through the Gladio.
24 Jun. 1992Gladio: The Foot Soldiers
Part three of a 3-part series revealing the crucial role the CIA has played in manipulating the political affairs of post-war Europe through the Gladio.
30 Apr. 1995Hitler's Death: the Final Report
The final blow came on April the 28th 1945 when Hitler received word via Goebbels' Propaganda Ministry that British news services were reporting SS Reichsführer Heinrich Himmler had sought negotiations with the Allies and had even offered to surrender German armies in the west to Eisenhower.
1996Haig: The Unknown Soldier
A re-evaluation of the leadership of Douglas Haig during the Great War.
2 Jun. 2010Atlantis: The Evidence
Historian Bettany Hughes is amongst a growing number of leading experts who believe that Plato's story of Atlantis was inspired by a real historical event - the eruption in the Bronze Age of a massive volcano on the Aegean island of Thera, today better known as Santorini. Bettany presents evidence to support this theory, including the latest scientific findings, which show that the Thera eruption was much bigger than previously thought. And just like Atlantis, Thera was home to an amazing civilisation. Archaeologists have uncovered on the island a lost world - a ...
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