Modern History

Dynasties - Series 4

An inside look at some of Australia's most powerful families, which reveal the story of some of Australia's great dynasties, the ways they have shaped our society, their private motivations and their...

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Anzac Day March

ABC TV's traditional coverage of the ANZAC Day March on Australia's most sacred day continues with live broadcasts of each State's capital city parade. The broadcast in most States and Territories...

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Centenary of Anzac: Albany Commemoration Special DVD Set

A memento of the ABC coverage from Albany, Western Australia (30 October - 2 November) commemorating the 100th anniversary of the departure of the first Australian and New Zealand troops serving in...

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Day of Days

On June 6, 1944 thousands of Allied servicemen landed on the shores of northern France, with a mission to free Western Europe from Nazi tyranny. Some came by air, parachuting behind enemy lines....

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Kokoda History Trekkers

The family of WW2 cinematographer Damien Parer take the notorious 96 kilometre long Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea. Track veteran Bill James accompanies them and reveals the true history of the...

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Australians at War

Australians at War is an eight-hour television series that examines the effects of war on the lives of Australians and how this nation has been shaped by those experiences. Episode 1 - We're on a...

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Canberra Confidential

A cemetery with lights...the world’s most boring city. Nothing much happens in Canberra, never has. That’s what most people think. ABC presenter Annabel Crabb is set to change your mind in Canberra...

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Gallipoli From Above - The Untold Story

Gallipoli from Above: The Untold Story is the true story of how a team of Australian officers used aerial intelligence, emerging technology and innovative tactics to plan the landing at Anzac Cove....

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Mawson: Science and Survival

Mawson the Survivor is the epic and relatively untold story of one of the Antarctic’s most incredible stories of survival – the remarkable ill-fated trek of Douglas Mawson in 1912-13. Sir Douglas...

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Artscape - The First Interview

In Paris, August 1886, the world's first media interview occurred when the great photographer Nadar interviewed the famous scientist and sceptic Chevreul on his 100th birthday. The meeting was...

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