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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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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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What The Ancients Did For Us – The Indians

What The Ancients Did For Us – The Indians
India is one of the oldest and richest civilizations in the world. It is home to the world’s first planned cities, where every house had its own bathroom and toilet five thousand years ago. The Ancient Indians have not only given us yoga, meditation and complementary medicines, but they have furthered our knowledge of science, maths – and invented Chaturanga, which became the game of chess. According... 
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Neanderthal

Neanderthal
Europe, eighty thousand years ago, for countless generations the kingdom of a remarkable and mysterious creature, Neanderthal. A species of human in many ways so similar to us, and yet also very different. Tonight we’ve brought together a crack team of experts to recreate Neanderthal. In unrivalled, anatomical detail. We’ll discover exactly how modern humans would have stood up against our ancient... 
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