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Cold Case JFK

In broad daylight in front of hundreds of witnesses a president is murdered, within hours a suspect is arrested, Lee Harvey Oswald but two days later he himself is killed. Since 1963 millions of Americas have been convinced that the presidents assassination was not the work of one man but rather a conspiracy. Can modern forensics and ballistics crack the case? For the first time using state of the art technology, NOVA brings together a team of experts to analyze the gun, the bullets, the crime scene and the medical...

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Dennis Nilsen: Born To Kill

Dennis Nilsen, is a man who in the 1980's would be uncovered as the most prolific serial killer in British history. A civil servant who's extraordinary behavior would see him named with cruel irony "The Kindly Killer", but was this murder of young men driven by nature or nurture and was the Kindly Killer born to kill? Throughout his killing spree which lasted from 1978 to 1983, Nilsen committed a minimum of 12 murders and was sentenced to life imprisonment on the 4th of November...

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Rise of the Drones

Drones, these aerial robots are replacing manned planes whilst revolutionizing warfare by allowing us to see and eliminate targets from the other side of the globe and making science fiction a reality. With unprecedented access to the scientists, engineers and pilots involved in the development of these drones NOVA reveals the technologies that make drones so powerful and the breakthroughs that are leading us into the future. Will drones soon replace even the most sophisticated of manned planes and become part of our everyday lives? With companies like Amazon exploring the idea of using...

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Oscar Pistorius: The Truth

A BBC film that goes behind the scenes of the recent Oscar Pistorius trial for murdering his partner Reeva Steenkamp and follows Reeva's parents as they prepare for the courts proceedings including interviews with them after the verdict is announced. Pistorius has always maintained his innocence in regards to the charge of premeditated murder but does accept that he did kill Reeva so the case itself was to determine if he was telling the truth. The judge has now found him guilty of culpable homicide i.e....

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AIDS in Black America

This FRONTLINE & ENDGAME film is a groundbreaking two-hour examination of one of Americas biggest health issues which in itself is preventable. There is around one million people in the United States who are infected by HIV about half of these are black men, women and children. Using interviews and old archived data this documentary traces the history of AIDS epidemic and allows those involved to tell their...

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The Kate Bush Story

This BBC film sets about exploring Kate Bush's musical career which stretches from Wuthering Heights released in 1978 to her most recent album 50 Words for Snow which came out in 2011. Through a number of interviews with fellow musicians we get a good understanding of how she made a name for herself and grew over the years. Contributors include David Gilmour from Pink Floyd as well as Del Palmer her engineer and ex-partner several others including Elton John, Stephen Fry many...

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Living On Steroids

Anabolic steroids have been used by bodybuilders for years, they build muscle, strength and improve on a user's overall performance but these steroids are now being used by young men who want to look good quick, it's a trend thats on the increase. South Wales is now known as the steroid capital of the United Kingdom and it's big business. In this film they set about investigating what on offer when it comes to buying steroids online, finding unground labs and counterfeit drugs. Can users really be sure they know what they are...

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Inside the Taliban

In just a few months most American, British and other Nato forces will have left Afghanistan after 13 years of bitter conflict. Kabul today is nervous place with frequent attacks taking place all around the capital, the attacks themselves are launched from the surrounding countryside. In this film, BBC's Panorama have gained unique access inside a Taliban stronghold just over an hours drive from Kabul, they are witness to a hidden and dangerous world where the Taliban's control over people is...

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Human Universe

Human Universe is a new five part series released by the BBC and narrated by professor and physicist Brian Cox, which sets about exploring one of the most precious things found in our universe, us. This series is comprised of the following episodes: 1) Apeman - Spaceman 2) Why Are We Here 3) Are We Alone? 4) A Place in Space and Time 5) What Is Our Future? So far though only three episode have been aired and these are all listed in the playlist above, we will add more as soon as they become...

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