Genius

2017
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Season 1 Episode 7 - The Space Race: Korolev Vs Von Braun

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As soon as the Second World War ends, another conflict begins. But this war won’t be a battle of bullets: it will be a battle of minds. The Americans and Soviets, deadlocked in the Cold War, set their sites on 'the final frontier'. In the race to space, only one side can get their first.
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Season 1 Episode 6 - The Atom Bomb: Oppenheimer Vs Heisenberg

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As millions fight and die on the battlefield during the Second World War, another war is being fought in the laboratory. The US military selects J. Robert Oppenheimer to develop the world’s first nuclear bomb, but Oppenheimer is in a race against Hitler’s top physicist, the world renowned Werner Heisenberg. The very fate of the war, and the future of mankind hangs in the balance.
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Season 1 Episode 5 - Television: Farnsworth Vs Sarnoff

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After sketching his idea for an 'electric television' on his high­school chalkboard, Philo Farnsworth dedicates his life to gaining the knowledge necessary to make his dream a reality. But when RCA tries to buy his patent (and the riches that come with it), Farnsworth and the RCA founder David Sarnoff face off; the results of their confrontation will forever change the way we experience the world.
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Season 1 Episode 3 - The Newspaper: Hearst Vs Pulitzer

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Joseph Pulitzer has built himself up from a penniless immigrant, to the preeminent newspaper giant of New York City. His insistence on accuracy and groundbreaking headlines have made his ‘New York World’ the top selling newspaper in the country. But Pulitzer’s journalistic integrity is tested when young millionaire, William Randolph Hearst, sets out to steal the throne with his own newspaper. Hearst’s gossip rag spawns a publishing empire, and the competition between the newspaper titans revolu...
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Season 1 Episode 1 - Guns: Colt Vs Wesson

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These are the men and women who solved the world’s problems, changing the way we live through innovation, and creating history-altering inventions. This is the story of the unseen forces behind the greatest races for innovation, the moments when the brightest minds were given the rare opportunity to change the world. In 1836, Samuel Colt changes the way that wars are fought with his patent for the revolver, and profits enormously from the invention. But when Colt fires his assistant Rollin Whit...
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Season 1 Episode 2 - Electricity: Edison Vs Tesla

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Celebrated inventor Thomas Edison goes to war with former assistant Nikola Tesla to determine who will power the world with electric light. Thomas Edison is one of the world’s most prolific inventors, developing the phonograph, the motion­picture camera, and the electric light bulb. But when his former assistant Nikola Tesla advocates for the use of a different kind of electric current and teams with Edison’s biggest rival, the two inventors go to war to determine whom will power the world’s fu...
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S1 Ep4

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Genius tells the story of the men and women that changed the way we live. These are the heroes, legendary icons, luminaries who changed the world through monumental innovations and staggering ingenuity. They gave us the aeroplane and the television, the six-gun, the A-bomb and more. But behind every great genius is a great rival, an unstoppable adversary with incredible vision, determination and ambition. Out of their struggles came the greatest breakthroughs. In this stunning four-part series,...
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S1 Ep3

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Planes/The Newspaper - The Wright Brothers build and fly the world’s first airplane, but they keep it a secret, leaving an opening for motor designer, Glenn Curtiss, to swoop in and compete to be the first to fly in public. Joseph Pulitzer’s journalistic integrity is tested when young millionaire, William Randolph Hearst, sets out to be the king of the newspaper industry, using a gossip rag to revolutionise the future of journalism. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Part 3 of 4) PG CC
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S1 Ep2

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Genius tells the story of the men and women that changed the way we live. These are the heroes, legendary icons, luminaries who changed the world through monumental innovations and staggering ingenuity. They gave us the aeroplane and the television, the six-gun, the A-bomb and more. But behind every great genius is a great rival, an unstoppable adversary with incredible vision, determination and ambition. Out of their struggles came the greatest breakthroughs. In this stunning four-part series,...
1:27:10

S1 Ep1

Expired 3.0 148 x
Genius tells the story of the men and women that changed the way we live. These are the heroes, legendary icons, luminaries who changed the world through monumental innovations and staggering ingenuity. They gave us the airplane and the television, the six-gun, the A-bomb and more. But behind every great genius is a great rival, an unstoppable adversary with incredible vision, determination and ambition. Out of their struggles came the greatest breakthroughs. In this stunning four-part series, ...
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