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Watergate episode 1

Watergate episode 1: The full story of the Watergate scandal. In 1974, Richard Nixon, brought down by the Watergate scandal, became the only US president ever to resign. This programme looks at the break-in at the Democrats' headquarters in the Watergate Hotel on the night of 17 June 1972.     Documentary series re-examining the Watergate Affair. The Watergate scandal was a major political scandal in the United States involving the administration of U.S. President Richard Nixon from 1972 to…

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World War II: Behind Closed Doors episode 6

World War II: Behind Closed Doors episode 6: The dramatic story of the collapse of the Alliance in the wake of the end of the war, and Stalin's desire to turn on his wartime comrades.     Joseph Stalin was a tyrant responsible for the death of millions, yet he was also a vital ally of Britain and America during the Second World War. How was it possible for Churchill and Roosevelt to deal with one tyrant, Joseph Stalin, in…

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World War II: Behind Closed Doors episode 5

World War II: Behind Closed Doors episode 5: The story of the Red Army's fight through Eastern Europe in 1944, as well as the behind the scenes history of the most famous Allied conference of the war at Yalta in the Crimea.     Joseph Stalin was a tyrant responsible for the death of millions, yet he was also a vital ally of Britain and America during the Second World War. How was it possible for Churchill and Roosevelt to…

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World War II: Behind Closed Doors episode 4

World War II: Behind Closed Doors episode 4 - The story of the first meeting of the 'Big Three', Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin, at Tehran. Plus, the secret history of the Soviet attempt to cover up the mass murders at Katyn.     Joseph Stalin was a tyrant responsible for the death of millions, yet he was also a vital ally of Britain and America during the Second World War. How was it possible for Churchill and Roosevelt to deal…

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Storm Over Europe episode 4 – The Heirs of Rome

Storm Over Europe episode 4 - The Heirs of Rome: Starting in the 5th century AD, the Franks migrated to France, the Anglo-Saxons to Britain, and the Goths to Spain and Italy. Europe and the Christian west grew out of their empires.     This documentary deals with the mass migration of Germanic tribes at the very beginning of European history, while Ancient Rome raced towards inevitable collapse and a new political centre developed in Northwest Europe. This period, from…

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