Historical Figures Documentaries

Mahatma: Life of Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869. His family was very involved in politics and had a strong belief in the purity of justice and the love of virtue over wealth.

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King: A Man Of Peace In A Time Of War

For a man of peace, Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. saw more than his share of war. He lived at a time where there was an ongoing bitter confrontation between Blacks and Whites.

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Legend of Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe just wanted to be wanted. Isn’t that what we all want, though? She was Hollywood’s sex goddess; a figure still recognized to this day.

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Search For The Afghan Girl

In his 23 years of experience in war-torn Afghanistan, Steve McCurry has produced hundreds of photographs that have captured the pain and suffering of its people.

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Charles Manson Then and Now

Charles Manson was jailed in 1970 after leading a cult of followers and murdering innocent victims, including the wife and unborn child of Hollywood director Roman Polanski. 

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Gandhi’s Children

Gandhi’s Children is not a documentary about Gandhi’s next of kin. It is a documentary about his legacy: on India. It is a documentary about where the children of India find themselves today: many decades after Gandhi’s assassination.

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Hilter’s Family

Hitler was a master maker of myths, and one of his most lasting legacies is the legend of a ‘Führer without a family’.

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The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

On July 7, 1865, three men and one woman were hanged for the crime of conspiring to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln.

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Queen Elizabeth’s Magician

John Dee (13 July 1527 – 1608 or 1609) was a noted English mathematician, astronomer, astrologer, occultist, navigator, imperialist and consultant to Queen Elizabeth I.

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Martin Luther: Driven to Defiance

Few if any men have changed the course of history like Martin Luther. In less than ten years, this fevered German monk plunged a knife into the heart of an empire that had ruled for a thousand years, and set in motion a train of revolution, war and conflict that would reshape Western civilization, and lift it out of the Dark Ages.

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Spartacus – Behind The Myth

Two thousand years ago, the Roman Empire was the strongest and most powerful assembly of people on Earth. In the year 73 BC, they boasted the greatest army in the ancient world, but their army was to be taken down many times over by Spartacus – an unlikely hero who achieved an extraordinary feat that would be remembered in history for decades to come.

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