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New Documentaries - Aug 2 2014

Newborn Russia (Episode 5)

Newborn Russia (Episode 5)

Where do Russians come from? In modern Russia, life usually begins at state-run maternity hospitals; it is up to these medical establishments to deliver new babies into the world. RTd takes you inside the delivery room, where you'll meet expectant mothers, nervous fathers, and the men and women whose task it is to perform deliveries and face any challenges that stand in the way.


News Team: Traveling to Siberia in 'luxury' (Episode 12)

News Team: Traveling to Siberia in 'luxury' (Episode 12)

Seven RT correspondents. Seven of the biggest news stories around the world. In News Team, an award-winning documentary crew traverses the globe, keeping up with the channel's leading reporters as they cover the stand-off in Ukraine, the war in Syria, and the machinations in the EU's corridors of power.News Team is not just a privileged view into how the news is made, but also provides unflinching insight into the personal lives of those who m...


Crash Course: Psychology - Episode 22: Measuring Personality

Crash Course: Psychology - Episode 22: Measuring Personality

How would you measure a personality? What, exactly, is the self? Well, as you've come to expect, it's not that easy to nail down an answer for those questions. Whether you're into blood, bile, earth, wind, fire, or those Buzzfeed questionnaires, there are LOTS of ways to get at who we are and why.


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Louis Theroux - America's Most Dangerous Pets

Louis Theroux - America's Most Dangerous Pets

Did you know that there are more Tigers in the US than there are in the wild? Louis Theroux visits several places where 'Americas Most Dangrous Pets' are being held.He visits Joe “Exotic” who owns a private zoo with 167 tigers, just as a tornado is coming up.Through the documentary, Louis keeps asking the owners of the animals if they think the animals are happy like this and if they wouldn't prefer a life in the wild. Most owners have an inte...


Planet Earth - Episode 01: From Pole to Pole

Planet Earth - Episode 01: From Pole to Pole

The first episode illustrates a 'journey' around the globe and reveals the effect of gradual climatic change and seasonal transitions en route. During Antarctica's winter, emperor penguins endure four months of darkness, with no food, in temperatures of −70 °C (−94 °F). Meanwhile, as spring arrives in the Arctic, polar bear cubs take their first steps into a world of rapidly thawing ice. In northern Canada, the longest overland migration of an...


The U

The U

'The U' takes a look at the Miami Hurricane football program in the 1980s. The University of Miami changed its image drastically when coach Howard Schnellenberger started recruiting mostly black players for the team from some of the toughest ghettos in Florida.The team won 4 national titles between 1983 and 1991. "The U" also discusses the players accepting money from local rapper Luther Campbell who set bounties on opposing players.Note: Due ...