Looks at Vietnam during the years of peace since 1975. It is about a country about to embrace the West after 18 years of communist isolation
Pearl Of The Orient
Coverage of March and Dedication ceremony of Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Canberra on 3 October 1992. Followed by the March of Remembrance by 32,000 servicemen and next of kin.
Vivian Bullwinkel: An Australian Heroine chronicles the extraordinary life and legacy of the woman who is one of Australia's greatest war heroines.
For almost their entire history the Finnish people experienced foreign occupation, first by the Swedes, and then by the Russians.
The life of the last Emperor of China, Puyi, has fascinated film makers and historians alike.
Covering over a century of scientific detective work by a combination of eminent Chinese, French and American archaeologists and paleoanthropologists, The Mystery of Remote Ancestors tells the stor
Race seems such an obvious, natural part of human life. But where does the idea come from? How has it come to be weighed down with the baggage of hatred, prejudice and fear?
On the outskirts of Harbin, China, lies an abandoned, desolate building. It’s here that the infamous Epidemic Prevention and Water Purification Corp, otherwise known as Unit 731, was based.
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.
This is the story of two scientists who discover ancient human remains that challenge everything we know about human evolution.
Have you ever wondered how the television news is made? Who decides what is news and what is not? Take a behind-the-scenes look at the world of television news.
Many would argue that few have contributed more to our thinking about ourselves than David Williamson.
The program begins with a look at some of the career highlights of one of this country's most influential newspaper cartoonists.
Geoffrey Robertson, QC, hosts and orchestrates a series of discussions on social issues, using a "hypothetical" format - i.e., an imaginary situation is created, and a selected panel of experts dis
John Macumba was born with cerebral Palsy in the remote central desert of the Pitjanjatjara Lands.
Acclaimed film maker Richard Frankland talks about his career in the film and television industry and his latest feature film, 'To Hell and Back'.
A hilltop breakfast in Vietnam in 1966, a battle raging below. It's one of three-quarters of a million images taken by Tim Page.
This is a ten part series developed as a resource for upper primary/lower secondary English classes.
At the beginning of this documentary Blanche d’Alpuget reveals that for her, writing is like Jacob's "struggle with the angel" - a search for truth, for oneself.
An exciting new Compass series hosted by theologian Scott Stephens who talks to high profile Australians about what they think is the meaning of life.