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GrantGrant
History, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

The documentary-series examines Grant's life story using his perspective and experiences to explore a turbulent time in history: the Civil War and Reconstruction.


The Black HandThe Black Hand
ABC (AU), 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History | ► Trailer

Award-winning actor and producer Anthony LaPaglia unravels an epic story of Italian organised crime gang - the Black Hand - which terrorised Italian Australians working around the cane fields of North Queensland in the 1930s.


Genius of the Modern WorldGenius of the Modern World
BBC Four, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary, Biography
Rating: 5/5

Historian Bettany Hughes retraces the lives of three great thinkers whose ideas shaped the modern world: Karl Marx, Frederick Nietzsche and Sigmund Freud. Born in the 19th century, they lived through a time when old certainties were breaking down. Regimes were overthrown by mass uprisings, science was undermining religious authority. Their challenge was to figure out what makes us human in a fast-evolving world.


Boom! Boom! The World vs. Boris BeckerBoom! Boom! The World vs. Boris Becker
Apple TV+, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Sports, Documentary, Mini-Series
Rating: 4/5

The documentary, which was directed by Alex Gibney and produced by John Battsek, promises to explore "every aspect of the man who became a tennis sensation after winning The Wimbledon Championships at the age of just 17, going on to win 49 career titles, including six Grand Slams and an Olympic gold medal, as well as his high-profile, sometimes tumultuous personal life,


Ken Burns: American LivesKen Burns: American Lives
PBS, 1997 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary, Biography

Ken Burns' American Lives is a collection of outstanding biographies and stories of some of America's most celebrated pioneers and historical figures. The collection includes biographies of Thomas Jefferson, Frank Lloyd Wright, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, Mark Twain, Horatio Nelson Jackson, Lewis and Clark, and boxer Jack Johnson.


Banned! The Mary Whitehouse StoryBanned! The Mary Whitehouse Story
BBC Two, 2022 On Hiatus | History, Documentary

In 1963, armed with just a typewriter, a Midlands housewife began a 30-year battle against the permissive society. But how successful was the original 'cancel culture' warrior?


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