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The Last Dance Episode VII

   2020    Culture
Crushed by the death of his father, a mentally exhausted Michael Jordan retires in 1993 - to play baseball. The Chicago Bulls move on with Scottie Pippen in the lead role. In 1998, Jerry Krause confirms this will be Phil Jackson's last year as the coach of the Bulls.
Series: The Last Dance

The Last Dance Episode VIII

   2020    Culture
Michael Jordan's return in 1995 energizes the Chicago Bulls, the city and the NBA, and the playoff loss the previous season fuels him to work harder than ever to get back on top. In 1998, Phil Jackson was given one final season with his legendary squad and thus the last dance of the 90s.
Series: The Last Dance

The Last Dance Episode IX

   2020    Culture
In 1998, the series against the Indiana Pacers of Reggie Miller was the hardest play-off The Chicago Bulls had. In words of Michael Jordan: 'They were big, strong, physical. If I had to pick a team that gave us the toughest time in the east, Indiana was probably the toughest.'
In 1997, The Bulls face a stiff challenge to their reign against the Utah Jazz. The day of the fifth game of the final series, tied at two, Michael Jordan suffered food poisoning but tried to play the game. Role player Steve Kerr makes his mark on the dynasty.
Series: The Last Dance

Enemies And Traitors

   2020    History
This second instalment looks at how Vladimir Putin arrived in the Kremlin as a vulnerable and unknown president, whom the Russian oligarchs expect to control. The programme reveals how he asserted his hold on power and ultimately surrounded himself with his KGB peers, as well as his philosophy as regards traitors and enemies. The film also examines the stories of businessman Boris Berezovsky and defector Alexander Litvinenko, who both stood up to Putin and wound up dead on British soil.
Series: Putin: A Russian Spy Story

Putin Forever

   2020    History
Putin returns to power under a storm after a four-year absence, but his attempts to improve his popularity are hobbled by accusations of corruption. The final part of this sinister history doesn’t quite come up to date with Vladimir Putin’s recent moves to 'reset' the Russian constitution so he can rule, theoretically, until at least 2036 – longer than Stalin. But it does walk us through some of his other moves to entrench power, including vote-rigging in parliamentary elections that was so brazen, his approval ratings fell amid mass street protests. Leading the protests was opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was then simply gunned down on a street near the Kremlin.
These days, we are told, the world stage interests Putin more than the Russian one, and with various 'mini-Putins' installed around the world, his legacy looks safe.
Series: Putin: A Russian Spy Story
Dirty Money
Dirty Money

   2018    Culture
Secrets of the Dead
Secrets of the Dead

   2017    History
Cooked
Cooked

   2016    Culture
Neanderthal
Neanderthal

      History
The Last Dance
The Last Dance

   2020    Culture
The Nazis, A Warning From History
The Nazis, A Warning From History

   1997    History
How the Universe Works Season 6
How the Universe Works Season 6

   2018    Science