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Dictator's Playbook Previous Broadcasts

Idi Amin (Episode #106H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 25, 2019 -- 7:00 PM

See how Idi Amin used lessons learned in the colonial British Army to build a powerful dictatorship in Uganda. Though a combination of populist charm and brutal violence, he ruled for eight years -- until his strategic blunders brought him down.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 26, 2019 -- 1:00 AM

Francisco Franco (Episode #105H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 18, 2019 -- 7:00 PM

Learn how Francisco Franco used the tactics of colonial war to win control of Spain. Driven by a deeply conservative vision, he used torture, murder and incarceration to transform Spanish society.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 19, 2019 -- 1:00 AM

Idi Amin (Episode #106H)

KQED World: Tue, Nov 12, 2019 -- 2:00 AM

See how Idi Amin used lessons learned in the colonial British Army to build a powerful dictatorship in Uganda. Though a combination of populist charm and brutal violence, he ruled for eight years -- until his strategic blunders brought him down.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 26, 2019 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 12, 2019 -- 8:00 AM

Manuel Noriega (Episode #104)

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 -- 7:00 PM

Watch Manuel Noriega rise through the Panamanian military to become chief of intelligence -- and then, military dictator. He spied for the United States, but in the end, money laundering, drug trafficking and political crimes led to his downfall.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 12, 2019 -- 1:00 AM

Idi Amin (Episode #106H)

KQED World: Fri, Nov 8, 2019 -- 4:00 PM

See how Idi Amin used lessons learned in the colonial British Army to build a powerful dictatorship in Uganda. Though a combination of populist charm and brutal violence, he ruled for eight years -- until his strategic blunders brought him down.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 26, 2019 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 12, 2019 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 9, 2019 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 9, 2019 -- 5:00 AM

Francisco Franco (Episode #105H)

KQED World: Tue, Nov 5, 2019 -- 2:00 AM

Learn how Francisco Franco used the tactics of colonial war to win control of Spain. Driven by a deeply conservative vision, he used torture, murder and incarceration to transform Spanish society.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 19, 2019 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 5, 2019 -- 8:00 AM

Benito Mussolini (Episode #103)

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 4, 2019 -- 7:00 PM

See why Benito Mussolini was considered a pioneer among 20th century dictators. From undermining judges to indoctrinating children, he forged key tactics for seizing power. He also created fascism, an ideology that would plunge Europe into darkness.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 5, 2019 -- 1:00 AM

Francisco Franco (Episode #105H)

KQED World: Fri, Nov 1, 2019 -- 4:00 PM

Learn how Francisco Franco used the tactics of colonial war to win control of Spain. Driven by a deeply conservative vision, he used torture, murder and incarceration to transform Spanish society.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 19, 2019 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 5, 2019 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 2, 2019 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 2, 2019 -- 5:00 AM
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