Tagged: biography

The Secret History of Genghis Khan

I’ve been reading the book “Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World” by Jack Weatherford which was a 2004 New York Times best seller. Through extensive research, Weatherford makes a convincing argument...

Game Changers: Steve Jobs (1955-2011)

Through interviews with friends, former colleagues and business associates, Bloomberg’s GAME CHANGERS reveals the many layers of the intensely private Steve Jobs – his style of leadership, management and creative process. Interviews include Apple...

Power of Art – Pablo Picasso

Born in Malaga, Spain, Picasso’s many styles and prolific work rate have marked him out as one of the most recognised artists of the twentieth century. Not limited to one medium he created sculptures,...

Tales From The Jungle: Margaret Mead

Exploring the work of Margaret Mead, this film investigates the 12 months Mead spent with the Samoans in the Twenties. Her resulting book, Coming Of Age In Samoa, had a huge impact on Western...

Egypt: Ep.1 – The Search of Tutankhamun

This excellent BBC docu-drama series offers the opportunity to explore Ancient Egypt through the eyes of some of the finest Egyptologists, adventurers and scholars in recent history. The stories of these amazing and truly...

Power of Art – Van Gogh

Narrated by Simon Schama, this episode of the BBC documentary series Power of Art, is on the life Vincent Van Gogh, a Dutch post-Impressionist painter whose work had a far-reaching influence on 20th century...

The Missing Secretes of Nikola Tesla

Long shrouded in secrecy, the life of Nikola Tesla is illuminated in this documentary. His achievements led to the discovery of radio and television as well as the development of the first hydroelectric dam,...