Cold War: The Tech Race (2021): S01E04 – Race to Space

Introduction Cold War: The Tech Race tells the story of the war’s most influential front: the race for scientific supremacy. Outline The Soviet Union sent the first satellite into orbit around the earth in 1957. This came as a shock to the western world. When Yuri Gagarin became the first human to fly through space… Read More

Cold War: The Tech Race (2021): S01E03 – Information is Power

Introduction Cold War: The Tech Race tells the story of the war’s most influential front: the race for scientific supremacy. Outline In the race between the two superpowers, the US and the Soviet Union, for supremacy during the Cold War, the development of new technologies was massively promoted. Especially in space and aviation. Rockets could… Read More

Cold War: The Tech Race (2021): S01E02 – Golden Age of Science

Introduction Cold War: The Tech Race tells the story of the war’s most influential front: the race for scientific supremacy. Outline The superpowers US and Soviet Union engaged in an arms race during the Cold War and at the same time drove the technological progress of an entire society. Areas of natural science that have… Read More

Cold War: The Tech Race (2021): S01E01 – Fuel for Destruction

Introduction Cold War: The Tech Race tells the story of the war’s most influential front: the race for scientific supremacy. Outline The American attack on Hiroshima and Nagasaki marks the beginning of the Cold War, which is expected to last for decades and bring scientific advances with it. In secret laboratories, American and Soviet experts… Read More

Cold War: The Tech Race Documentary Series Overview (2021)

Introduction Cold War: The Tech Race tells the story of the war’s most influential front: the race for scientific supremacy. Outline Cold War: The Tech Race tells the story of the war’s most influential front: the race for scientific supremacy. It was a war that brought the world to the brink of destruction. But from… Read More

Breaker Morant: The Retrial (2013): Part 02

Introduction Breaker Morant: The Retrial explores the origins and the character of Harry ‘The Breaker’ Morant, the Englishman who became an Australian legend. Refer to Breaker Morant (1980). Outline Bush balladeer Breaker Morant was executed for following orders during the Boer War. Was he a victim of the cruelty and criminality at the heart of… Read More

Breaker Morant: The Retrial (2013): Part 01

Introduction Breaker Morant: The Retrial explores the origins and the character of Harry ‘The Breaker’ Morant, the Englishman who became an Australian legend. Refer to Breaker Morant (1980). Outline Bush balladeer Breaker Morant was executed for following orders during the Boer War. Was he a victim of the cruelty and criminality at the heart of… Read More

Bill Moyers: Buying the War (2007)

Introduction Buying the War examines the failures of the Washington press corps during the run-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Outline “Buying the War” includes interviews with Dan Rather, formerly of CBS; Tim Russert of MEET THE PRESS; Bob Simon of 60 MINUTES; Walter Isaacson, former president of CNN; and John Walcott, Jonathan Landay… Read More

Buried Worlds with Don Wildman (2020): S01E03 – The Nazi’s Supernatural Weapons

Introduction Buried Worlds with Don Wildman (or Buried Worlds for short) is a documentary reality television series that follows TV host and adventurer Don Wildman on his quest to find the mysteries of long-lost worlds. Outline Don learns the Nazis tried to obtain world domination by harnessing the supernatural. In Opole, Poland, he gains access… Read More