Every year, hundreds of thousands set off on a perilous journey through Central America to escape violence and economic misery. It’s a trip full of dangers and risks, especially for women and children. The hope is to start a new life in the US. Miriam and Karen and their children have embarked on a perilous […]
This is the story of three white British women that have decided to convert to Islam. After the terrorist attacks on the United States, these women could not have chosen a more difficult time to become Muslims but they are 100% committed to their cause. The film examines why these women have chosen to convert […]
A remote, bleak speck of rock in the middle of the Pacific, Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, has mystified the world ever since the first Europeans arrived in 1722. How and why did the ancient islanders build and move nearly 900 giant statues or moai, weighing up to 86 tons? And how did they transform […]
Vicky Swales, at just 16, got engaged to her soldier boyfriend Craig Wood, during his two week R&R from his tour of Afghanistan. Less than two weeks later, Craig was hit by a roadside explosive. He lost both legs and an arm, becoming the youngest British serviceman to be injured in Afghanistan and one of […]
In 2016, VICE aired a two year investigation uncovering widespread allegations of sexual abuse and rape at the hands of UN peacekeepers by the very women and children they pledge to protect. The UN has been criticized for mishandling these crimes, which surfaced in 14 of the then current 16 missions. Through rape survivors, whistleblowers […]
After the Revolutionary War, the first challenge to the power of the newly formed United States came from an unlikely source-marauding pirates off the North African Barbary Coast. We sail back and see how the threat the pirates posed led to establishment of the U.S. Navy in 1794 when Congress authorized six war vessels.
Sir Trevor McDonald meets more inmates inside two of Indiana’s most dangerous women’s prisons. Among them are Dawn Hopkins, who was sentenced to life for murdering her three-month-old son, and Sarah `Cindy’ White, who was incarcerated as a teenager and will spend the rest of her life behind bars. The veteran broadcaster also hears the […]