Days That Shook the World

Days That Shook the World

The Complete First Season Plus the Pilot

DVD - 2008
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Through dramatic reconstruction, eyewitness accounts, and archive footage, each episode pieces together the stories of the moments in history - human tragedies, scientific breakthroughs, and calamitous events that have profoundly affected the world.


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Aug 16, 2014

I gave up after several episodes. Slow, tedious presentations. Actors often bear but slight resemblance to historical figures they re-enact. Bad factual blunders. Calls Heinrich Himmler "Hermann Himmler" and Reinhard Heydrich "Richard Heydrich". Says Goebbels launched the Holocaust by instigating Kristallnacht; generally muddles sequence of 1938-39 events. States as proven fact that James Earl Ray shot M. L. King (King's family disagrees). Correctly blames Allied power Serbia for starting WW I. Conclusion: too much misinformation, avoid.

Dec 15, 2013

Why is this listed when I search for Richard II (Shakespear's play)

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