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Malcolm X: Life and Death
He is known as one of the most influential and controversial proponents of African American rights. WatchMojo learns more about the life, accomplishments and assassination of Malcolm X.

Malcolm X: Life and Death
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Malcolm X: Life and Death

in: Politics and History, 20th centuryFebruary 16, 2011Malcolm X: Life and Death
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
He is known as one of the most influential and controversial proponents of African American rights. WatchMojo learns more about the life, accomplishments and assassination of Malcolm X. PLAY VIDEO

Ronald Reagan: Life and Death of a President

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american history, american presidents, biographiesFebruary 2, 2011Ronald Reagan: Life and Death of a President
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
He was nicknamed The Gipper, Teflon Ron and The Great Communicator. WatchMojo learns more about the life and accomplishments of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan. PLAY VIDEO

History of the Civil Rights Movement

in: Politics and History, 20th centuryJanuary 28, 2011History of the Civil Rights Movement
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Beginning with the end of the U.S. Civil War in 1865, African Americans toiled to reach equal status in the eyes of the law. WatchMojo explores the history of the United States’ Civil Rights Movement. PLAY VIDEO

Martin Luther King Jr: Life and Death

in: Politics and History, 20th century, biographiesJanuary 11, 2011Martin Luther King Jr: Life and Death
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
He is an iconic figure in the history of African American civil rights. WatchMojo learns more about the life, accomplishments and assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. PLAY VIDEO

Amelia Earhart: Life and Disappearance

in: Politics and History, 20th century, biographiesJanuary 10, 2011Amelia Earhart: Life and Disappearance
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
One of the world’s most notable early female pilots, she was a celebrity in her time. Her disappearance proved to be one of history's enduring mysteries. WatchMojo learns more about the life and accomplishments of Amelia Earhart. PLAY VIDEO

World War II: Attack on Pearl Harbor - History

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww2December 2, 2010World War II: Attack on Pearl Harbor - History
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This event spurred the United States into joining the Second World War. In Part 4 of our series on WWII, WatchMojo learns more about the years leading up to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and about the results of this historic event. PLAY VIDEO

What is Veterans Day

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american historyNovember 5, 2010What is Veterans Day
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
World War I finally ended after four years of battle on November 11th, 1918, with the signing of an armistice. WatchMojo learns more about Veterans Day, and how this important occasion is honored throughout the world. PLAY VIDEO

World War I - Weapons and Technology

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww1July 26, 2010World War I - Weapons and Technology
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
While they may seem primitive now, the weapons of World War I completely revolutionized warfare. In Part 6 of our series on WWI, WatchMojo profiles the weapons and technology used in the First World War. PLAY VIDEO

World War II: The Rise of Hitler - Biography

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, biographies, european history, ww2July 19, 2010World War II: The Rise of Hitler - Biography
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This infamous man started life in poverty and quickly rose through the ranks of the German elite to become one of the most powerful and feared men in the country. In Part 1 of our series on WWII, WatchMojo profiles Adolf Hitler. PLAY VIDEO

World War I - The Aftermath

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww1July 12, 2010World War I - The Aftermath
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
As a direct result of the First World War, over 16 million people across the world lost their lives. In Part 5 of our series on WWI, WatchMojo explores this and other lasting effects of the war. PLAY VIDEO

World War I - Treaty of Versailles

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww1July 5, 2010World War I - Treaty of Versailles
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Signed in June of 1919, the Treaty of Versailles ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers. In Part 4 of our series on WWI, WatchMojo learns more about the controversial Treaty of Versailles. PLAY VIDEO

World War I - How Did It End?

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww1June 29, 2010World War I - How Did It End?
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Several key events are considered crucial in the effort to bring to a close this bloody military conflict. In Part 3 of our series on WWI, WatchMojo explores how and why the First World War ended. PLAY VIDEO

World War I - Which Countries Fought

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww1June 21, 2010World War I - Which Countries Fought
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
In Part 2 of our series on WWI, WatchMojo finds out who was fighting whom during the First World War. PLAY VIDEO

World War I - How Did It Start?

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww1June 14, 2010World War I - How Did It Start?
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
The murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand is credited with sparking the war, though a battle was inevitable. In Part 1 of our series on WWI, WatchMojo explores how and why the First World War began. PLAY VIDEO

The History of The American Empire

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american history, world empiresJune 7, 2010The History of The American Empire
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
The term empire may not be a technically accurate way of describing the U.S., but there is no denying this nation’s influence on the world. WatchMojo looks at the rise, and dominance of this world power. PLAY VIDEO

The History of the British Empire

in: Politics and History, 20th century, european history, world empiresMay 18, 2010The History of the British Empire
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Despite reaching its peak of influence at the beginning of the 20th century, this empire originated at the end of the 1400s. WatchMojo explores the rise and fall of this one-time world empire. PLAY VIDEO

Clara Kramer: Life Before the Holocaust

in: Politics and History, 20th century warsMarch 9, 2010Clara Kramer: Life Before the Holocaust
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Holocaust survivor Clara Kramer tells WatchMojo what her life was like before the war, and why she documented that time in a diary. PLAY VIDEO

Clara Kramer: Life After the Holocaust

in: Politics and History, 20th century warsMarch 9, 2010Clara Kramer: Life After the Holocaust
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Holocaust survivor Clara Kramer tells WatchMojo the most important lessons she learned from her time during the war. PLAY VIDEO

The Private Life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau

in: Politics and History, 20th century, author interviews, biographiesFebruary 3, 2010The Private Life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau
hosted by Alex Leduc
We speak with Trudeau biographer and former politician John English to learn more about the Prime Minister’s private life. PLAY VIDEO

The Man Behind The Story of Hotel Rwanda

in: Politics and History, 20th century, african historyDecember 8, 2009The Man Behind The Story of Hotel Rwanda
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
We speak with Paul Rusesabagina about the 1994 Rwandan Genocide, and about the lack of progress that has been made in his home country since that tragedy. PLAY VIDEO

Bent : A Play About The Challenge of Survival

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century warsNovember 21, 2009Bent : A Play About The Challenge of Survival
hosted by Christine Rodriguez
We discuss the historical accuracy and far-reaching themes of Martin Sherman's 1979 play, 'Bent,' which examines the persecution of homosexuals during World War II. PLAY VIDEO

Profile: President John F. Kennedy

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american history, american presidents, biographiesNovember 18, 2009Profile: President John F. Kennedy
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
WatchMojo learns more about the life and accomplishments of the 35th President of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy. PLAY VIDEO

Woodstock 1969: The Music

in: Politics and History, 20th century, music biographiesAugust 14, 2009Woodstock 1969: The Music
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
The Who. Joe Cocker. Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. And who can forget Jimi Hendrix? Learn more about some of Woodstock's most memorable performances. PLAY VIDEO

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

in: Politics and History, 20th centuryDecember 14, 2008Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition
hosted by Erin Simms
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition PLAY VIDEO

Norway Tourism: Wildlife and Nature

in: Travel, 20th century, romantic getawaysJuly 25, 2011Norway Tourism: Wildlife and Nature
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This Nordic country features diverse flora and fauna, as well as other unique natural phenomena. WatchMojo learns more about the wildlife and nature found in Norway. PLAY VIDEO

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