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1960 Presidential debate - Nixon v Kennedy
1960 Presidential debate - Nixon v Kennedy

Duration: 01:08

Edited extracts from the 1960 Presidential debate between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon.

 
9/11 stories: Gary Marlon Suson
9/11 stories: Gary Marlon Suson

Duration: 03:52

A New York photographer, Gary Marlon Suson, discusses his experiences and emotions after being appointed the official photographer to Ground Zero.

 
9/11: Images from New York that shocked the world
9/11: Images from New York that shocked the world

Duration: 03:35

Reporter James Robbins interviews a number of clearly distressed witnesses to the terrorist attack on the New York Twin Towers. This report is interspersed with video image of the North tower being hit by the second airplane and both towers collapsing in steady sequence.

 
Anti-Communist paranoia in 1950s America
Anti-Communist paranoia in 1950s America

Duration: 02:06

The depth of anti-Communist paranoia in 1950s America and its impact on actress Zoë Wanamaker's family.

 
Development of the contraceptive pill
Development of the contraceptive pill

Duration: 05:52

A mixture of drama, narration and contemporary sources which focus on the development of the contraceptive pill.

 
How did the World's most wanted man evade capture?
How did the World's most wanted man evade capture?

Duration: 04:37

Osama Bin Laden is held responsible for the 9/11 terror attacks and thousands of other killings around the world for more than 20 years. It had long been believed that Bin Laden was hiding somewhere in a mountainous region along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. However, there had been no reports of his whereabouts for some years and the trail appeared to have gone cold.

 
President Bill Clinton – a profile
President Bill Clinton – a profile

Duration: 04:27

Jonathan Powell and Dominic West profile former US President Bill Clinton.

 
President George W. Bush – a profile
President George W. Bush – a profile

Duration: 04:42

Director Oliver Stone and media commentator Charlie Wolf profile former US President George W. Bush.

 
President Kennedy’s speech on Cuban missile sites
President Kennedy’s speech on Cuban missile sites

Duration: 00:45

President John F Kennedy describes what US surveillance discovered in Cuba.

 
President Lyndon B. Johnson – a profile
President Lyndon B. Johnson – a profile

Duration: 03:45

Professor Philip Bobbitt and American playwright Bonnie Greer profile former US President Lyndon B. Johnson.

 
President Richard Nixon – a profile
President Richard Nixon – a profile

Duration: 03:25

Jonathan Aitken profiles former US President Richard Nixon.

 
President Ronald Reagan - a profile
President Ronald Reagan - a profile

Duration: 03:40

Frank Luntz and Dr Robert McGeehan profile former US President Ronald Reagan.

 
Profile of President John F Kennedy
Profile of President John F Kennedy

Duration: 02:43

A profile of President John F Kennedy.

 
Surviving the 9/11 terror attacks
Surviving the 9/11 terror attacks

Duration: 04:46

There were only a handful of survivors above the point at which the Al-Qaeda piloted planes hit the twin towers of the World Trade Center. This is the story of Brian Clark and Stanley Praimnath, who escaped together from the South Tower and who reflect on the momentous events that changed their lives forever.

 
Ten year memorial ceremonies for 9/11
Ten year memorial ceremonies for 9/11

Duration: 04:02

Ten years after the terrorist attacks in the US, the country reflect on the loss of thousands of lives and unite in their grief. Family members and friends reminisce about their loved ones and Obama and Bush pay their condolences to all who lost their lives in the attacks.

 
The legacy and aftermath of the terrorist attacks of 9/11
The legacy and aftermath of the terrorist attacks of 9/11

Duration: 04:05

Ten years on, the events of 9/11 have affected the world as a whole. Wars & political change followed and families of victims will never forget that fateful day.

 
The reaction of the President of the United States to the 9/11 attacks
The reaction of the President of the United States to the 9/11 attacks

Duration: 03:22

The 9/11 attacks were reported to the President whilst he was visiting a school. This focuses on his reaction to the events and the actions taken to deal with the events.

 
Why did Truman and his advisors have different opinions about the A-bomb?
Why did Truman and his advisors have different opinions about the A-bomb?

Duration: 04:15

Looking at how President Truman selected evidence and downplayed other evidence to justify his use of the atomic bomb.

 

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