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Best April Fools' Day Jokes and Pranks of All-Time

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 21st century, american history, european historyMarch 30, 2012Best April Fools' Day Jokes and Pranks of All-Time
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
In this WatchMojo video, we take a look at some of the best April Fools’ Day jokes and pranks in recent history. PLAY VIDEO

Mexican Cartels: How Drug Wars Affect Mexico, USA, Canada

in: Politics and History, 21st centuryMarch 27, 2012Mexican Cartels: How Drug Wars Affect Mexico, USA, Canada
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This criminal organization has risen in power in recent years. WatchMojo speaks with journalist Jerry Langton about his book "Gangland," the Mexican cartels, how they affect everyday life in Mexico, how the drug wars bleed into the United States and Canad PLAY VIDEO

History of Las Vegas: Casinos and Crime

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american history, north american destinationsMarch 19, 2012History of Las Vegas: Casinos and Crime
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
What happens here, stays here. WatchMojo learns more about the history of Las Vegas, Nevada. PLAY VIDEO

Top 10 Infamous Natural Disasters of the Last 100 Years

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 21st century, american history, asian historyMarch 16, 2012Top 10 Infamous Natural Disasters of the Last 100 Years
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
These events proved the awesome and destructive power of nature. WatchMojo counts down our picks for the Top 10 Infamous Natural Disasters of the Last 100 Years. PLAY VIDEO

Where is Jimmy Hoffa? Former Driver's Theory

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american history, author interviewsMarch 15, 2012Where is Jimmy Hoffa? Former Driver's Theory
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Police informant Marvin Elkind, and journalist Adrian Humphreys, chat with WatchMojo about Elkind's days as notorious Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa's driver. 'The Weasel' Elkind even offers a theory as to where Hoffa is today. PLAY VIDEO

Joseph Stalin: Biography of the Communist Soviet Dictator

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, biographies, european history, ww2March 5, 2012Joseph Stalin: Biography of the Communist Soviet Dictator
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This Soviet dictator called himself the "man of steel." WatchMojo learns more about the life, rule and death of Joseph Stalin. PLAY VIDEO

Top 10 Political Assassinations of the 20th Century

in: Politics and History, 20th century, african history, american history, asian history, european history, lists, mideast history, top 10February 21, 2012Top 10 Political Assassinations of the 20th Century
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Their opinions cost them their lives, and caused ripple effects that forever changed history. WatchMojo counts down ten of the most significant political assassinations of the twentieth century. PLAY VIDEO

History of the NAACP and Civil Rights

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american historyFebruary 10, 2012History of the NAACP and Civil Rights
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This famous grassroots-based civil rights group sought to end what Albert Einstein called "America's worst disease": Racism. WatchMojo learns more about the history of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). PLAY VIDEO

Top 10 Angry U.S. Conservatives

in: Politics and History, top 10February 9, 2012Top 10 Angry U.S. Conservatives
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
These are the aggressive voices of the right. WatchMojo counts down the Top 10 Most Combative Conservatives. PLAY VIDEO

Queen Elizabeth II Biography: Coronation to Diamond Jubilee

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 21st century, biographies, european historyFebruary 3, 2012Queen Elizabeth II Biography: Coronation to Diamond Jubilee
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
She is one of the world's longest-serving monarchs. WatchMojo learns more about the life and accomplishments of Queen Elizabeth II. PLAY VIDEO

Bosnian War - Genocide: History, Key Dates

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, european historyFebruary 3, 2012Bosnian War - Genocide: History, Key Dates
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This war included the longest siege in modern times. WatchMojo looks back at the events that led to the Bosnian War, as well as some of the key dates and events that occurred during this conflict. PLAY VIDEO

Learn About Chinese New Year: Rituals, Food, Family

in: Politics and History, asian historyJanuary 20, 2012Learn About Chinese New Year: Rituals, Food, Family
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This is the most important traditional Chinese holiday, and it is typified by dragon and lion dances, fireworks, food and family. WatchMojo takes a look at the cultural and historical significance of Chinese New year. PLAY VIDEO

The History of Capital Punishment in the United States

in: Politics and History, american historyJanuary 16, 2012The History of Capital Punishment in the United States
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This is the harshest penalty allowed by the courts. Join WatchMojo as we explore the history of Capital Punishment in the United States. PLAY VIDEO

Persian Gulf War: Timeline of Operation Desert Storm

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, mideast historyJanuary 16, 2012Persian Gulf War: Timeline of Operation Desert Storm
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Saddam Hussein called this 'the mother of all battles.' WatchMojo looks back at the events that led to the Persian Gulf War, as well as some of the key dates and events that occurred during this conflict. PLAY VIDEO

Prohibition in the United States: National Ban of Alcohol

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american historyJanuary 16, 2012Prohibition in the United States: National Ban of Alcohol
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
It was known as the Noble Experiment. In this video, WatchMojo explores the period of history known as Prohibition in the United States. PLAY VIDEO

Muammar Gaddafi Biography: A Dictator's Life, Death

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 21st century, african history, biographiesJanuary 13, 2012Muammar Gaddafi Biography: A Dictator's Life, Death
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
He was nicknamed "the mad dog of the Middle East." WatchMojo learns more about the life, rule and death of Muammar Gaddafi. PLAY VIDEO

The Watergate Scandal: Timeline and Background

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american historyJanuary 6, 2012The Watergate Scandal: Timeline and Background
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This was one of the biggest political scandals in American history, and led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. WatchMojo learns more about the Watergate Scandal. PLAY VIDEO

Biography of Harry S. Truman: Atomic Bombs, Communism, Korean War

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, american presidents, biographies, ww2January 6, 2012Biography of Harry S. Truman: Atomic Bombs, Communism, Korean War
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
The buck stopped with him. WatchMojo learns more about the life and accomplishments of the 33rd President of the United States, Harry S. Truman. PLAY VIDEO

Mother Teresa Bio: The Life of A Healer

in: Politics and History, 20th century, biographiesJanuary 5, 2012Mother Teresa Bio: The Life of A Healer
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
She won the Nobel Peace Prize for her tireless work with the poor. Join WatchMojo as we learn more about the life and accomplishments of Mother Teresa. PLAY VIDEO

Benito Mussolini: Biography of Fascist Italy's Dictator

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, biographies, european history, ww2January 3, 2012Benito Mussolini: Biography of Fascist Italy's Dictator
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
As leader of Fascist Italy, he was 'Il Duce.' WatchMojo learns more about the life, rule and death of Benito Mussolini. PLAY VIDEO

History of the Euro Currency and the Eurozone

in: Politics and History, 21st century, european historyDecember 29, 2011History of the Euro Currency and the Eurozone
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This is Europe’s most significant monetary reform since the Roman Empire. WatchMojo tracks the history of the euro. PLAY VIDEO

Margaret Thatcher: Biography of the Iron Lady

in: Politics and History, 20th century, biographies, european historyDecember 23, 2011Margaret Thatcher: Biography of the Iron Lady
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
She is the "Iron Lady." WatchMojo learns more about the life and accomplishments of Britain's first female Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher. PLAY VIDEO

Year in Review: 2011

in: Politics and History, 21st century, african history, american history, asian history, european history, mideast history, moments in musicDecember 22, 2011Year in Review: 2011
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
2011 was a busy year, filled with worldwide protests, important milestones, significant deaths and inspirational comebacks. WatchMojo recaps the year that was: 2011. PLAY VIDEO

Arab Spring: Protests in Tunisia, Libya, Egypt and More

in: Politics and History, 21st century, african history, asian history, european history, mideast historyDecember 20, 2011Arab Spring: Protests in Tunisia, Libya, Egypt and More
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
When a Tunisian street vendor set himself on fire to protest government corruption, he started a widespread series of uprisings. WatchMojo tracks the inception and rise of the Arab Spring movement from Tunisia, to Libya, Egypt and beyond. PLAY VIDEO

Days of the Calendar: Hanukkah

in: Politics and History, mideast history, world religionsDecember 19, 2011Days of the Calendar: Hanukkah
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This eight day long Jewish holiday is also known as the Festival of Lights. Join WatchMojo as we learn more about Hanukkah. PLAY VIDEO

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