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Dictator's Playbook Previous Broadcasts

Manuel Noriega (Episode #104)

KQED World: Tue, Oct 29, 2019 -- 2:00 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 World: Tue, Oct 29, 2019 -- 8:00 AM

Saddam Hussein (Episode #102H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 28, 2019 -- 7:00 PM

Learn how Saddam Hussein ruled Iraq with an iron fist for over 30 years. To maintain power, he used fear, intimidation and violence like few others in history, but he made the fatal mistake of believing his regime could take on the whole world.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 29, 2019 -- 1:00 AM

Manuel Noriega (Episode #104)

KQED World: Fri, Oct 25, 2019 -- 4:00 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 World: Tue, Oct 29, 2019 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 26, 2019 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 26, 2019 -- 5:00 AM

Benito Mussolini (Episode #103)

KQED World: Tue, Oct 22, 2019 -- 2:00 AM

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 World: Tue, Oct 22, 2019 -- 8:00 AM

Kim Il Sung (Episode #101H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 21, 2019 -- 7:00 PM

Witness Kim Il Sung's transformation from guerrilla fighter to brutal dictator of North Korea. How did he build the most controlled society on earth and launch a dictatorship that has lasted for three generations?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 22, 2019 -- 1:00 AM

Benito Mussolini (Episode #103)

KQED World: Fri, Oct 18, 2019 -- 4:00 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 World: Tue, Oct 22, 2019 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 19, 2019 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 19, 2019 -- 5:00 AM

Saddam Hussein (Episode #102H)

KQED World: Fri, Oct 11, 2019 -- 4:00 PM

Learn how Saddam Hussein ruled Iraq with an iron fist for over 30 years. To maintain power, he used fear, intimidation and violence like few others in history, but he made the fatal mistake of believing his regime could take on the whole world.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 29, 2019 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 15, 2019 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 15, 2019 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 12, 2019 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 12, 2019 -- 5:00 AM

Kim Il Sung (Episode #101H)

KQED World: Fri, Oct 4, 2019 -- 4:00 PM

Witness Kim Il Sung's transformation from guerrilla fighter to brutal dictator of North Korea. How did he build the most controlled society on earth and launch a dictatorship that has lasted for three generations?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 22, 2019 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 8, 2019 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 8, 2019 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 5, 2019 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 5, 2019 -- 5:00 AM
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