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Dictator's Playbook Previous Broadcasts

Idi Amin (Episode #106)

KQED 9: Wed, Feb 13, 2019 -- 10:00 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: Mon, Feb 18, 2019 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 15, 2019 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 15, 2019 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 14, 2019 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 14, 2019 -- 4:00 AM

Francisco Franco (Episode #105)

KQED 9: Wed, Feb 6, 2019 -- 10:00 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: Mon, Feb 11, 2019 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 8, 2019 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 8, 2019 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 7, 2019 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 7, 2019 -- 4:00 AM

Manuel Noriega (Episode #104)

KQED World: Fri, Feb 1, 2019 -- 6:00 AM

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: Mon, Feb 4, 2019 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 1, 2019 -- 12:00 PM
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