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The Bomb

The Bomb

Over 70 years ago the nuclear bomb altered our reality forever and in this film The Bomb we see it's transformation from the theoretical, to the physical when it was first used August 6, 1945, it was on this day the public learned of a new type of weapon, a destroyer of worlds. We witness the nuclear bomb's humble beginnings from when in 1938 two German chemists accidentally discovered how to s

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Scotch! The Story of Whisky

In this three part documentary series we see Scottish actor David Hayman set off on a journey to better understand the state in which the Scotch whiskey industry is currently in and how it's world dominance is becoming threatened. In the first episode we see Hayman meet up with coopers and coppersmiths whilst also enrolling in a distilling course in Campbeltown. He is schooled in the alchemy of

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The Battle of Chosin

The Battle of Chosin

In the last days of November 1950, twelve thousand men of the 1st Marine Division along with a few thousand army soldiers found themselves trapped high in the mountains of North Korea near a reservoir called Chosin. Their leaders had been caught off guard by the sudden entrance of the People's Republic of China into the five month old Korean War. The Americans were surrounded, outnumbered and a

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Hunting the Nazi Gold Train

In this film we see television presenter Dan Snow travel to a remote corner of Southern Poland, near Walbrzych, in an effort to unravel one of the last great mysteries of the Second World War. It is a tale which seems to have attracted the worlds media and it has captured the imagination of many who live there even members of the Polish government. Snow is hunting for a secret tunnel that local

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Forces of Nature with Brian Cox

The BBC and physicist Brian Cox have teamed up once again in order to bring us Forces of Nature, a four part television documentary series which beautifully combines some of the most amazing sights on Earth with calm and methodical narration by the man himself Professor Cox, all to uncover the underlying forces of nature. Episode 1: The Universe in a Snowflake The opening episode of this ser

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Still Berning

Still Berning

As we are all now aware, Bernie Sanders lost the primaries to Hillary Clinton as the US presidential candidate for the Democratic Party. But it was a loss which ironically marked the beginning rather than the end, the start of a political movement. In the run up to the election Bernie's campaign made history by receiving a record number of donations from individual citizens and not rich corpora

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Hepatitis Country

Hepatitis Country

Hepatitis C is a liver disease which tends to be very contagious, being spread primarily through contact with the blood of someone who is infected. It's severity can range from a mild illness lasting only a couple of weeks to becoming a serious, lifelong illness which attacks the liver. Recently the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC have come out and estimated that around 3.5 mi

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Trump’s New America

America's 2016 election boiled down to a race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, two of the most controversial presidential candidates we have ever seen and as a result the race itself became the most bitter and ugly in living memory. With Trump coming out victorious BBC reporter Hilary Andersson travels to the states in order to meet up with some Americans on both sides of the electoral

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Chicago Blues

Chicago Blues

Released in 1972 and direct by Harley Cokeliss, Chicago Blues is not just a remarkable film but also one of incredible beauty, crafted with care by professionals who possess a true love and understanding of Blues music and throughly respect its history and key players. The music and artists featured in Chicago Blues accurately reflect the structure and mood of Chicago's Blues movement witnessed

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