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Titanic’s Achilles Heel

Titanic’s Achilles Heel
Did Titanic have a fatal design flaw? This was the question naval architect Roger Long posed after Deep Sea Detectives John Chatterton and Richie Kohler discovered new evidence at Titanic’s grave in 2005. In August of 2005 John Chatterton and Richie Kohler  led an expedition to Titanic, where they discovered two huge intact sections of the ship’s bottom, the red paint still on. Naval architect... 
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First Time Tribe Encounter with Civilized Man

First Time Tribe Encounter with Civilized Man
This is incredible footage from documentary filkmaker Jean-Pierre Dutilleux shows the Toulambi tribe in Papua New Guinea meeting a white man for the first time. The reactions going from fear to wonder to curiosity to joy are incredible to behold.   Watch the full documentary (32 minutes – playlist)  Read More →

The Most Evil Men in History

The Most Evil Men in History
This series of programmes consists of episodes which profile evil men throughout history who have used their power to torture, kill, maim and eradicate millions of people. Attila The Hun. Attila was Khan of the Huns. He is remembered as the epitome of cruelty and rapacity. Bad King John. He murdered his nephew, inspired the legend of Robin Hood and caused the creation of Magna Carta. Caligula. The... 
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Copenhagen Fall Out

Copenhagen Fall Out
During World War II, there were mounting fears that Hitler was building an atomic bomb. Such a prospect depended on two of the world’s top nuclear scientists: brilliant German physicist Werner Heisenberg, and his Danish mentor, Niels Bohr. In 1941, Heisenberg traveled 200 miles in secret to Copenhagen to meet Bohr. The meeting put both men in immense risk, and had a cataclysmic effect on their relationship.... 
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The Secret of El Dorado

The Secret of El Dorado
In 1542, the Spanish Conquistador, Francisco de Orellana ventured along the Rio Negro, one of the Amazon Basin’s great rivers. Hunting a hidden city of gold, his expedition found a network of farms, villages and even huge walled cities. At least that is what he told an eager audience on his return to Spain. The prospect of gold drew others to explore the region, but none could find the people of... 
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The Russian Revolution

The Russian Revolution
The 1905 Russian Revolution was a wave of mass political and social unrest that spread through vast areas of the Russian Empire. Some of it was directed against the government, while some was undirected. It included terrorism, worker strikes, peasant unrest, and military mutinies. It led to the establishment of limited constitutional monarchy, the State Duma of the Russian Empire, the multi-party system,... 
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42 Ways To Kill Hitler

42 Ways To Kill Hitler
Adolf Hitler is perhaps the most feared and despised man of the 20th century. Not surprisingly, there were over 40 documented attempts on Hitler’s life. Assassins ranged from simple craftsmen to high-ranking soldiers in the Fhrer’s own military. Aided by cutting-edge CGI, security experts explain why the plots failed; and using modern weapon and explosive experiments, determine what slight change... 
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The Truth of Troy

The Truth of Troy
It’s one of the greatest stories ever told. The legend of Helen of Troy has enchanted audiences for the last three thousand years.  But is there any reality to the myth? Horizon has unprecedented access to the scientist with the answers. Since 1988 Professor Manfred Korfmann has been excavating the site of Troy. He has never before spoken at this length. He has made amazing discoveries – how... 
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