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As Brazil prepares to host the Fifa World Cup this summer and the Olympic Games in 2016, imagine... explores the cultural and social history of the city of Rio de Janeiro, home to more than six million Carioca.

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As Brazil prepares to host the Fifa World Cup this summer and the Olympic Games in 2016, imagine... explores the cultural and social history of the city of Rio de Janeiro, home to more than six million Carioca.

  • In Berlin

  • Michael Ballhaus More at IMDbPro » Michael Ballhaus , 2009

A look at how the capital of Germany has evolved since the collapse of the Berlin Wall.

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A look at how the capital of Germany has evolved since the collapse of the Berlin Wall.

Historian Dr Alixe Bovey recreates journeys through Britain as it was in the Middle Ages. She follows the trail north from York to the contested Scottish border

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Historian Dr Alixe Bovey recreates journeys through Britain as it was in the Middle Ages. She follows the trail north from York to the contested Scottish border

The legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table is explored, with stops in Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

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The legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table is explored, with stops in Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

The Greek myth of Jason and the Golden Fleece is one of the oldest myths of a hero's quest. It is a classic story of betrayal and vengeance and like many Greek myths has a tragic ending.

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The Greek myth of Jason and the Golden Fleece is one of the oldest myths of a hero's quest. It is a classic story of betrayal and vengeance and like many Greek myths has a tragic ending.

The definitive story of going to the moon, told by those who went. Between 1969 and 1972 an elite group of men achieved an incredible dream. They were, and remain, the only human beings to set foot on a planet other than our own.

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The definitive story of going to the moon, told by those who went. Between 1969 and 1972 an elite group of men achieved an incredible dream. They were, and remain, the only human beings to set foot on a planet other than our own.

  • Inside Obama's White House

  • BBC 2

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For millions, the election of Barack Obama marked a new era of hope. This four-part series tells the story of how he tried to reshape America as told by his inner circle - and the president himself.

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For millions, the election of Barack Obama marked a new era of hope. This four-part series tells the story of how he tried to reshape America as told by his inner circle - and the president himself.

With exclusive interviews from president Obama and his White House team, episode two tells the story of Obama's greatest legacy: healthcare.

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With exclusive interviews from president Obama and his White House team, episode two tells the story of Obama's greatest legacy: healthcare.

Episode three explores how Barack Obama set out to end George Bush's wars in the Middle East and reset relations with the rest of the world. In Cairo he speaks to the Arab world, calling democracy a human right.

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Episode three explores how Barack Obama set out to end George Bush's wars in the Middle East and reset relations with the rest of the world. In Cairo he speaks to the Arab world, calling democracy a human right.

The last instalment of this definitive account of Obama's presidency tells how Obama got re-elected for a second term and tried to tackle America's most intractable social problems - guns, immigration and race.

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The last instalment of this definitive account of Obama's presidency tells how Obama got re-elected for a second term and tried to tackle America's most intractable social problems - guns, immigration and race.

In 1932, the Nazi party obtained more votes than any other, with forty percent of all Germans choosing to vote for Hitler as their leader. Germany was crippled by losing the First World War and as Lawrence Rees' interviews reveal, economic chaos led many to seek a strong and extreme solution to their problems

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In 1932, the Nazi party obtained more votes than any other, with forty percent of all Germans choosing to vote for Hitler as their leader. Germany was crippled by losing the First World War and as Lawrence Rees' interviews reveal, economic chaos led many to seek a strong and extreme solution to their problems

  • Inside the Tube - Going Underground

  • Channel 5

Granted spe­cial ac­cess to the se­cret work­ings of the Tube, and with the aid of the Lon­don Un­der­ground staff who know it best, en­gi­neer Rob Bell dis­cov­ers the fas­ci­nat­ing hid­den his­tory of how Lon­don’s iconic metro was built.

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Granted spe­cial ac­cess to the se­cret work­ings of the Tube, and with the aid of the Lon­don Un­der­ground staff who know it best, en­gi­neer Rob Bell dis­cov­ers the fas­ci­nat­ing hid­den his­tory of how Lon­don’s iconic metro was built.

Granted special access to the secret workings of the Tube, and with the aid of the London Underground staff who know it best, engineer Rob Bell discovers the fascinating hidden history of how London’s iconic metro was built.

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Granted special access to the secret workings of the Tube, and with the aid of the London Underground staff who know it best, engineer Rob Bell discovers the fascinating hidden history of how London’s iconic metro was built.

Rob Bell unearths the history of the Central Line.

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Rob Bell unearths the history of the Central Line.

Rob Bell discovers the history of the Metropolitan Line.

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Rob Bell discovers the history of the Metropolitan Line.

How the Piccadilly Line changed transport as we know it.

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How the Piccadilly Line changed transport as we know it.

Explores the fraught but often surprisingly intimate history of Britain\'s relations with Iran, and asks why Iranians think that if something goes wrong in Iran then Britain must have something to do with it.

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Explores the fraught but often surprisingly intimate history of Britain\'s relations with Iran, and asks why Iranians think that if something goes wrong in Iran then Britain must have something to do with it.

Militant Islam enjoyed its first modern triumph with the arrival in power of Ayatollah Khomeini in Iran in 1979. In this series of three programmes, key figures tell the inside story.

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Militant Islam enjoyed its first modern triumph with the arrival in power of Ayatollah Khomeini in Iran in 1979. In this series of three programmes, key figures tell the inside story.

In part three of this landmark series from Norma Percy and the team that made the multi-award winning documentaries The Death of Yugoslavia and Elusive Peace: Israel and the Arabs, contributors, including Iran's President Khatami, tell the inside story of the West's continuing nuclear confrontation with Iran. The film also shows a rare moment when they worked together.

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In part three of this landmark series from Norma Percy and the team that made the multi-award winning documentaries The Death of Yugoslavia and Elusive Peace: Israel and the Arabs, contributors, including Iran's President Khatami, tell the inside story of the West's continuing nuclear confrontation with Iran. The film also shows a rare moment when they worked together.

Following a season in which football has been rocked by allegations of racism, former Premier league defender Clarke Carlisle explores how far his profession has really progressed since the dark days of banana throwing on the terraces in this documentary.

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Following a season in which football has been rocked by allegations of racism, former Premier league defender Clarke Carlisle explores how far his profession has really progressed since the dark days of banana throwing on the terraces in this documentary.

Author and historian Simon Sebag Montefiore presents a three-part series illuminating the history of the sacred and peerlessly beautiful city of Jerusalem.

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Author and historian Simon Sebag Montefiore presents a three-part series illuminating the history of the sacred and peerlessly beautiful city of Jerusalem.

In episode two, Simon discovers the impact on the holy city of a new faith - Islam. He explores Muhammad\'s relationship with Jerusalem, the construction of one of Islam\'s holiest shrines - the Dome of the Rock - and the crusaders\' attempts to win it back for Christianity.

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In episode two, Simon discovers the impact on the holy city of a new faith - Islam. He explores Muhammad\'s relationship with Jerusalem, the construction of one of Islam\'s holiest shrines - the Dome of the Rock - and the crusaders\' attempts to win it back for Christianity.

In episode three, Simon explores how this unique city rose from a crumbling ruin after the crusades to be rebuilt as a world centre of Islamic pilgrimage. He explains how Jerusalem became the object of rivalry between the Christian nations of Europe, the focus of the longing of Jews from all over the world and, ultimately, the site of one of the world\'s most intractable conflicts.

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In episode three, Simon explores how this unique city rose from a crumbling ruin after the crusades to be rebuilt as a world centre of Islamic pilgrimage. He explains how Jerusalem became the object of rivalry between the Christian nations of Europe, the focus of the longing of Jews from all over the world and, ultimately, the site of one of the world\'s most intractable conflicts.

  • Jerusalem: The Making of a Holy City

  • BBC 4

Author and historian Simon Sebag Montefiore presents a three-part series illuminating the history of the sacred and peerlessly beautiful city of Jerusalem.

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Author and historian Simon Sebag Montefiore presents a three-part series illuminating the history of the sacred and peerlessly beautiful city of Jerusalem.

On both sides of the Atlantic, John F Kennedy continues to be invoked by today\'s politicians in the hope that some of his magic might rub off on them. But, 50 years since Kennedy\'s election, Andrew Marr asks whether JFK\'s legacy has tarnished politics ever since.

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On both sides of the Atlantic, John F Kennedy continues to be invoked by today\'s politicians in the hope that some of his magic might rub off on them. But, 50 years since Kennedy\'s election, Andrew Marr asks whether JFK\'s legacy has tarnished politics ever since.

The definitive documentary record of one of Jimi Hendrixs most celebrated performances, now digitally remastered and featuring footage never seen on television before. It includes such signature songs as Purple Haze, Voodoo Child and his rendition of the Star Spangled Banner, as well as interviews with Woodstock promoter Michael Lang and Hendrix band members Mitch Mitchell, Billy Cox, Larry Lee and Juma Sultan among others.

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The definitive documentary record of one of Jimi Hendrixs most celebrated performances, now digitally remastered and featuring footage never seen on television before. It includes such signature songs as Purple Haze, Voodoo Child and his rendition of the Star Spangled Banner, as well as interviews with Woodstock promoter Michael Lang and Hendrix band members Mitch Mitchell, Billy Cox, Larry Lee and Juma Sultan among others.

Documentary which explores the most important day in the career of the legendary Johnny Cash.

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Documentary which explores the most important day in the career of the legendary Johnny Cash.

  • Jonathan Meades: Off Kilter

  • BBC

Jonathan Meades takes a quixotic tour of Scotland, a country which has intrigued him since he first encountered lists of towns only known from football coupons

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Jonathan Meades takes a quixotic tour of Scotland, a country which has intrigued him since he first encountered lists of towns only known from football coupons