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The Pharmacist


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The Pharmacist is an American true crime documentary series. It released in February 2020 on Netflix, the series relates the efforts of Dan Schneider, a small-town pharmacist in Poydras, Louisiana, to identify his son’s killer and how this led to his gathering evidence against a prolific “pill mill” doctor in New Orleans. Available on Netflix.

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Rohwedder: Einigkeit und Mord und Freiheit


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This documentary series examines the assassination of politician Detlev Rohwedder in April 1991 – an unsolved mystery from the turbulent time of German reunification. Worth to see for anyone interested in the time era. Available on Netflix, among other places.

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The Heavy Water War


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Based on real events, this Norwegian drama re-tells the Nazis’ attempt to create an atomic bomb during World War II. A German scientist leads the secret project in Norway. When the scheme requires an enormous amount of water to create a nuclear chain reaction, the Nazis’ endeavour to get the water from a factory in Rjukan. However the plans are discovered by the Allies, and they desperately work together to prevent the enemy from developing the destructive force.

Available at Amazon Prime.

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Rise of Empires: Ottoman


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Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II wages an epic campaign to take the Byzantine capital of Constantinople and shapes the course of history for centuries. Six epidisode series available at Netflix.

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The Crown


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The Crown is an American-British drama series from 2016 that depicts Elizabeth II’s time as reigning queen from the accession to the throne in 1952 onwards, and then, among other things, the interaction with the current Prime Minister. As of now four seasons available at Netflix, which provide an interesting overview of the 20th century as it unfolds.

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The Comey Rule


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The Comey Rule is an American political drama television miniseries, based on the book A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership by former FBI director James Comey. The miniseries stars Jeff Daniels as Comey and Brendan Gleeson as President Donald Trump. Available at HBO.

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The Loudest Voice


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The Loudest Voice is a 2019 American drama television miniseries depicting Roger Ailes as he creates and guides the rise of Fox News. It is based on the 2014 book The Loudest Voice in the Room, by Gabriel Sherman, and premiered June 30, 2019, on Showtime.

The miniseries can be seen at HBO.

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John Adams


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John Adams gives an in-depth look at the life of one of America’s most misunderstood founders, the country’s second president John Adams. “John Adams” shows us the life story of one of the foremost figures in the creation of US independence and form of government, whose legacy has often been overshadowed by his more outgoing colleagues.

A TV-serie in seven parts that can be seen on HBO

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The Spy


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The story of the Israeli spy Eli Cohen, played by Sacha Baron Cohen, who infiltrates the absolute top of power – military as well as political – in Syria during the years 1961-1965.

The six-part series is available at Netflix

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Trust


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We have previously published a “Brief” of the book How to be rich by J. Paul Getty. This is a reality-based TV series that takes place in 1973 when 16-year-old John Paul Getty III, grandson of billionaire J. Paul Getty, is kidnapped in Rome. His mother Gail has been divorced for two years, and switched custody to maintenance, so she must try to persuade her eccentric grandfather to help, which is not entirely obvious.

The series consists of two seasons and can be seen on Netflix