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453. Custer's Last Stand: The Final Showdown (Part 8)

What happened between the moment that George A. Custer dispatched a trumpeter with his famous...

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452. Custer's Last Stand: The Battle of the Little Bighorn (Part 7)

“You and I are going home today, and by a trail that is strange to us both…” The Battle of The...

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451. Custer's Last Stand: The Charge of the 7th Cavalry (Part 6)

The U.S. was cast into a spiralling panic following the economic depression of 1973, and waves of...

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450. Custer's Last Stand: Death in the Black Hills (Part 5)

In the wake of the barbaric Washita River massacre, George Custer found himself drifting;...

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449. Custer vs. Crazy Horse: Rise of Sitting Bull (Part 4)

"What would you do if your home was attacked? You would stand up like a brave man and defend...

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448. Custer vs. Crazy Horse: Horse-Lords of the Plains (Part 3)

Of all the great characters entangled in the story of George A. Custer and the American Indian...

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447. Custer vs. Crazy Horse: The Winning of the West (Part 2)

With the American Civil War coming to a close in April 1965, George Custer, cavalry commander in...

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446. Custer vs. Crazy Horse: Civil War (Part 1)

“Come on, you Wolverines!” The story of the American Indian Wars of 1862-68 is an enthralling...

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445. The Habsburgs: Secrets of a Dynasty

Charles V, The Holy Roman Emperor of the House of Habsburg, was at once King of Spain, Archduke...

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444. The First Emperor of China

"The First Emperor will die and his land will be divided….” The First Emperor of China, Qin...

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443. Lord Byron: Death of a Vampire (Part 4)

Rumours surrounding Lord Byron’s scandalous divorce rippled throughout the world. Finally, he had...

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442. Lord Byron: Dangerous Liaisons (Part 3)

Good God I am surely in hell! Upon Lord Byron’s return to England and the publication of...

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441. Lord Byron: Scandal, Sex and Celebrity (Part 2)

By 1809, Lord Byron found himself untethered and debt-ridden. Disenchanted with politics,...

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440. Lord Byron: Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know (Part 1)

Few lives from history can have contained as many strange and exciting strands as that of Lord...

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439. Disco: Sex and Race in Seventies America

Music for sex, dancing, and watching the straight world go by… The explosion of Disco...

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438. The Moonwalkers, with Tom Hanks

“We choose to go to the Moon. We choose to go to the Moon in this decade and do the other things,...

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437. Luther: A World Torn Apart (Part 5)

“I think there is not a devil left in hell, they have all gone into the peasants… smite, stab and...

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436. Luther: Showdown with the Emperor (Part 4)

"I cannot and will not recant anything for to go against conscience is neither right nor...

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435. Luther: The Battle Against Satan (Part 3)

Three years on from Martin Luther’s publication of the Ninety-Five Theses - a shocking attack on...

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434. Luther: The Revolution Begins (Part 2)

Martin Luther is one of the few people to have genuinely changed the world, igniting a religious...

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