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The Devil and the Death Penalty

This is the story of Lawrence Bittaker and his accomplice Roy Norris, two convicted serial murderers and rapists who in 1979 murdered and raped five teenage girls over a period of five months in southern California, they would later become known as the "Tool Box Killers". The crimes these two individuals committed truly shook the nation, making headlines all acr...

The Girls Who Were Found Alive
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The Girls Who Were Found Alive

During the winter of 1999 in Hastings located in the UK, every parents greatest fear became a reality as two little girls went missing as they walked to school one January morning. Over the course of 4 days the entire country watched as a huge police hunt became increasingly desperate. What happe

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The Age of Stupid

The Age of Stupid

The Age of Stupid is a British film which was released back in 2009 by Franny Armstrong, director of McLibel. The documentary itself is semi-dramatised, featuring the actor Pete Postlethwaite who portrays a man who is living alone in the devastated world of 2055. Postlethwaite can be seen watching a

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The Girls Who Were Found Alive

The Girls Who Were Found Alive

During the winter of 1999 in Hastings located in the UK, every parents greatest fear became a reality as two little girls went missing as they walked to school one January morning. Over the course of 4 days the entire country watched as a huge police hunt became increasingly desperate. What happe

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Panama Papers: The Shady World of Offshore Companies

Panama Papers: The Shady World of Offshore Companies

On April 15th 2016 the world witnessed one of the largest leaks in history, a set of 11.5 million documents detailing attorney-client information for more than 214,000 offshore companies, these became known as the Panama Papers and they incriminated many of the worlds most powerful leaders all of wh

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The New Masculinity

The New Masculinity

In this episode of VICE's series "The Chosen Ones" UK Correspondent Gavin Haynes makes his way across the pond to the United States in order to determine what masculinity means to your average American man these days. America has always been seen to embrace ones masculinity with stereotypical act

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Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price

Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price

Wal-Mart has become one of America’s most successful retail chains by offering everyday goods at low prices for working families. But just how is Wal-Mart able to charge less than many of their rivals, and what has their success done for their employees? Documentary filmmaker Robert Greenwald takes

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The Bedroom Commandments

The Bedroom Commandments

Since the dawn of human consciousness we have searched for a belief system. We want to know, 'How should I live?' 'Why is the world like this?' and 'What happens when I die'? Religions give us answers - an endless number of options - and all are convinced that they alone hold the truth. But

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A Roomful of Brilliant Minds This episode looks at the scientific spark that ignited the Industrial Revolution in Britain. James Dyson tells the story of how a young James Watt was inspired to perfect the steam engine that would change the world forever. Jim Al-Khalili explains how Joseph Priestley

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Swallowed By A Sink Hole

Swallowed By A Sink Hole

In February of 2013 the earth opened up and killed a man in Florida, swallowing him whole as his entire bedroom collapsed from beneath him as he slept. Jeff Bush was sadly never seen again and his body was never recovered. In this BBC Horizon film Professor Iain Stewart makes his way to the house we

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