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Great Romances of the 20th Century Previous Broadcasts

King George VI & Queen Elizabeth (Episode #308)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 30, 2015 -- 4:30 AM

Greeted by an uncertain public following his brother, Edward VIII's abdication, George VI and his beautiful young wife Mary, went on to become an inspiration to the nation during World War II. But he never wanted to become king and the strain led to his early death.

Edward VIII & Mrs Simpson (Episode #307)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 30, 2015 -- 4:00 AM

He was the uncrowned King of England, and as such was forbidden to marry a Catholic. She was an American divorcee, and an adherent of the forbidden faith. In a scandal that could have brought down the British Monarchy, Edward VIII gave up his throne for love and they lived in exile until they died.

Jackie Bouvier & John F Kennedy (Episode #305)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 30, 2015 -- 3:30 AM

Jackie Bouvier's marriage to John F Kennedy sealed a high-profile political relationship. But there was far more to Jackie than a dutiful wife coping with her husband's philandering.

Queen Elizabeth & Prince Philip (Episode #303)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 30, 2015 -- 3:00 AM

When the English princess married Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, son of Prince Andrew of Greece and a great-great-grandson of Queen Victoria, at Westminster Abbey on 20 November1947, it was the beginning of one of the most successful unions in the history of the Royal family. From the feted young couple of the 1940s to the guardians of today's monarchy, Elizabeth and Philip have travelled a long road to which is by no means over.

Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow (Episode #302)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 30, 2015 -- 2:30 AM

The Dust Bowl bandits whose blood-splattered folie ? deux became a Depression legend and the basis for Arthur Penn's Oscar-winning movie. They loved and died in a blaze of bullets.

Paul & Linda McCartney (Episode #314)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 30, 2015 -- 2:00 AM

His fans hated her, but the marriage of the American rockstar-photographer and the Beatle was to be one of the most enduring, happy and creative in showbiz history.

King George VI & Queen Elizabeth (Episode #308)

KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 29, 2015 -- 10:30 PM

Greeted by an uncertain public following his brother, Edward VIII's abdication, George VI and his beautiful young wife Mary, went on to become an inspiration to the nation during World War II. But he never wanted to become king and the strain led to his early death.

Edward VIII & Mrs Simpson (Episode #307)

KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 29, 2015 -- 10:00 PM

He was the uncrowned King of England, and as such was forbidden to marry a Catholic. She was an American divorcee, and an adherent of the forbidden faith. In a scandal that could have brought down the British Monarchy, Edward VIII gave up his throne for love and they lived in exile until they died.

Jackie Bouvier & John F Kennedy (Episode #305)

KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 29, 2015 -- 9:30 PM

Jackie Bouvier's marriage to John F Kennedy sealed a high-profile political relationship. But there was far more to Jackie than a dutiful wife coping with her husband's philandering.

Queen Elizabeth & Prince Philip (Episode #303)

KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 29, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

When the English princess married Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, son of Prince Andrew of Greece and a great-great-grandson of Queen Victoria, at Westminster Abbey on 20 November1947, it was the beginning of one of the most successful unions in the history of the Royal family. From the feted young couple of the 1940s to the guardians of today's monarchy, Elizabeth and Philip have travelled a long road to which is by no means over.

Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow (Episode #302)

KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 29, 2015 -- 8:30 PM

The Dust Bowl bandits whose blood-splattered folie ? deux became a Depression legend and the basis for Arthur Penn's Oscar-winning movie. They loved and died in a blaze of bullets.

Paul & Linda McCartney (Episode #314)

KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 29, 2015 -- 8:00 PM

His fans hated her, but the marriage of the American rockstar-photographer and the Beatle was to be one of the most enduring, happy and creative in showbiz history.

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