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The History of Aviation

in: Politics and History, 20th centuryDecember 13, 2011The History of Aviation
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Since our earliest days, humankind has dreamed of soaring through the sky alongside the birds. Join WatchMojo as we take a look at the history of aviation. PLAY VIDEO

Iraq War: Timeline, Beginning and End

in: Politics and History, 21st century, american history, asian history, european history, mideast historyDecember 12, 2011Iraq War: Timeline, Beginning and End
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Though the Iraq War officially began on March 20th, 2003, it was decades in the making. WatchMojo looks back at the events that led to the invasion of Iraq, as well as some of the key dates and events that occurred during this conflict. PLAY VIDEO

Russia History: 20th Century

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, asian history, european history, world empiresDecember 5, 2011Russia History: 20th Century
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
In this video, WatchMojo traces the history of Russia from the Russian Revolution to the birth and collapse of the Soviet Union and the creation of the Russian Federation during the twentieth century. PLAY VIDEO

Fidel Castro: Life of the Cuban Leader

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 21st century, biographiesDecember 1, 2011Fidel Castro: Life of the Cuban Leader
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
In this WatchMojo video, we take a look at the life and rule of Cuban leader Fidel Castro. PLAY VIDEO

Occupy Wall Street: Rise of the Occupy Movement - Timeline

in: Politics and History, 21st century, american historyNovember 29, 2011Occupy Wall Street: Rise of the Occupy Movement - Timeline
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Since it first started in mid-2011, the Occupy movement managed to stay in the headlines for months. WatchMojo tracks the inception and rise of the Occupy Movement, from Kuala Lumpur to Wall Street and more. PLAY VIDEO

Top 10 Infamous Serial Killers in America: Part 2

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american history, lists, top 10November 28, 2011Top 10 Infamous Serial Killers in America: Part 2
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Whatever their motive, serial killers terrify entire communities with their brutal crimes. WatchMojo counts down the top 10 most chilling, real-life serial killers in American history. In this video, numbers 5 through 1. WARNING: Mature themes. PLAY VIDEO

Top 10 Infamous Serial Killers in America: Part 1

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american history, lists, top 10November 28, 2011Top 10 Infamous Serial Killers in America: Part 1
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Whatever their motive, serial killers terrify entire communities with their brutal crimes. WatchMojo counts down the top 10 most chilling, real-life serial killers in American history. In this video, numbers 10 through 6. WARNING: Mature themes. PLAY VIDEO

Occupy Movement: OWS Spreads to Other Cities

in: Politics and History, 21st century, american historyNovember 18, 2011Occupy Movement: OWS Spreads to Other Cities
hosted by Malik Shaheed
The Occupy movement aimed to challenge the status quo, and was one of the biggest news stories of 2011. WatchMojo takes a tour of the local Occupy camp to see how things are run, and to hear what they have to say about the movement in general. PLAY VIDEO

Biography of Richard Nixon: Presidency and Watergate

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american history, american presidents, biographiesNovember 7, 2011Biography of Richard Nixon: Presidency and Watergate
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
He was the first American president to resign from the job. WatchMojo learns more about the life and accomplishments of the 37th President of the United States, Richard Nixon. PLAY VIDEO

Michael Bloomberg: Biography of NYC Mayor, Businessman

in: Politics and History, 21st century, american history, biographies, mogul biographiesNovember 4, 2011Michael Bloomberg: Biography of NYC Mayor, Businessman
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
He is the richest politician in America. WatchMojo learns more about the life and accomplishments of Michael Bloomberg. PLAY VIDEO

Saddam Hussein: Life and Execution of the Iraqi Dictator

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, biographies, mideast historyNovember 4, 2011Saddam Hussein: Life and Execution of the Iraqi Dictator
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This former Iraqi president was once called the most dangerous man in the world, and one of the most feared dictators in recent memory. WatchMojo learns more about the life, rule and death of Saddam Hussein. PLAY VIDEO

American Civil War: History, Key Figures and Battles

in: Politics and History, 20th century wars, american historyOctober 20, 2011American Civil War: History, Key Figures and Battles
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This was the bloodiest conflict in U.S. history. WatchMojo learns about the history, battles and important figures of the American Civil War (1861-1865). PLAY VIDEO

The History and Rise of China

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 21st century, asian history, world empiresOctober 3, 2011The History and Rise of China
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Through cultural revolutions, communism and dictatorships. this country has emerged with the fastest-growing economy in the world. WatchMojo outlines the history and rise of China as a global power. PLAY VIDEO

Biography of Jimmy Carter: From Peanut Farmer to President

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 21st century, american history, american presidents, biographiesSeptember 30, 2011Biography of Jimmy Carter: From Peanut Farmer to President
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
He was an idealistic peanut farmer who became President of the United States. WatchMojo learns more about the life and accomplishments of the 39th President of the United States, Jimmy Carter. PLAY VIDEO

September 11 2001 Tribute: Before and After 9/11

in: Politics and History, 21st century, american historySeptember 9, 2011September 11 2001 Tribute: Before and After 9/11
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
George W. Bush called this event the Pearl Harbor of the 21st century. WatchMojo takes a look back at September 11, and the events that followed. PLAY VIDEO

World War II: The Aftermath

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww2September 8, 2011World War II: The Aftermath
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This war left many countries devastated and influenced generations of life. In Part 9 of our series on WWII, WatchMojo takes a look at the aftermath of World War II. PLAY VIDEO

World War II: How Did It End?

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww2September 7, 2011World War II: How Did It End?
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Almost six years to the day after it began, the bloodiest war in history drew to a close. In Part 8 of our series on WWII, WatchMojo looks at the final days of the Second World War and how it finally came to an end. PLAY VIDEO

World War II: Tactics, Weapons and the Holocaust

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww2September 6, 2011World War II: Tactics, Weapons and the Holocaust
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
A number of new technologies and ideologies came forth during this battle that made war deadlier than ever before. In Part 6 of our series on WWII, WatchMojo explores some of the tactics and weapons used. PLAY VIDEO

World War II: Which Countries Fought?

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww2September 6, 2011World War II: Which Countries Fought?
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This battle was essentially a fight between the Axis Powers and the Allied forces. In Part 3 of our series on WWII, WatchMojo finds out who was fighting whom during the Second World War. PLAY VIDEO

World War II: Important Battles

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww2September 6, 2011World War II: Important Battles
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This war was a series of the bloodiest battles in history. In Part 5 of our series on WWII, WatchMojo learns about some of the most important battles of World War II. PLAY VIDEO

World War II: How Did It Start?

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww2September 1, 2011World War II: How Did It Start?
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
In the years that followed World War I, tensions remained between countries due to differing ideologies and belief systems. In Part 2 of our series on WWII, WatchMojo explores how and why the Second World War began. PLAY VIDEO

Burning Man Festival: History of the Celebration

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 21st century, american history, north american destinationsAugust 26, 2011Burning Man Festival: History of the Celebration
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This annual festival combines music, art, ritual and a sense of kinship with a spectacular and large-scale celebration. But once the week is up, it all goes up in flames. WatchMojo learns about the Burning Man Festival. PLAY VIDEO

Top 10 Unexplained Phenomena: Mysteries

in: Politics and History, lists, top 10August 19, 2011Top 10 Unexplained Phenomena: Mysteries
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
The world is full of mysteries, and some may never be explained. WatchMojo counts down the Top 10 Unexplained Phenomena. PLAY VIDEO

Biography of Bill Clinton: Arkansas Governor to the Presidency

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 21st century, american history, american presidents, biographiesAugust 18, 2011Biography of Bill Clinton: Arkansas Governor to the Presidency
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
He was the first Democratic president since Franklin Delano Roosevelt to secure a second term. WatchMojo learns more about the life and accomplishments of the 42nd President of the United States, Bill Clinton. PLAY VIDEO

Infamous Crimes: Charles Manson, his Family and the Tate-LaBianca Murders

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american historyAugust 8, 2011Infamous Crimes: Charles Manson, his Family and the Tate-LaBianca Murders
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
In August 1969, Charles Manson instructed a group of his followers to gruesomely murder a number of innocent people to ignite a race war. WatchMojo learns more about the crimes, trial and conviction of Manson and his Family. PLAY VIDEO

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