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    This is Your Life (UK)

    This is Your Life (UK)

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    BBC (ended 2003)
    Each week, a celebrity guest of honour is surprised and presented with a 'Red Book' by the show host. The host conducts a biography of the guest with the help of family members, friends, and acquaintances.moreless
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    The Three Stooges Show

    The Three Stooges Show

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    AMC (ended 1959)
    The Three Stooges are Moe Howard, Larry Fine, and at various times, Shemp Howard, Curly Howard, Joe Besser, or Curly-Joe DeRita. They are three good-hearted fools who have a knack for screwing up even the simplest task. A typical episode of The Three Stooges Show includes Moe slapping Larry, several eye pokes, head conks, and the ever possible pie fight. Destruction seems to follow the Stooges around!moreless
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    State Trooper

    State Trooper

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    NBC (ended 1959)
    Investigator Rod Blake of the Nevada State police works with the county sheriffs to catch the bad guys.
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    The Big Idea (1952)

    The Big Idea (1952)

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    Dumont (ended 1953)
    Produced over 50 years before ABC's AMERICAN INVENTOR, this TV series profiled inventors and their sometimes quirky creations. Inventions were demonstrated in front of a studio audience who voted for a winner by applause. A typical convention of the time -- a close up shot of the bouncing needle on an audio vu meter -- gauged the audience response.moreless
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    Air Power

    Air Power

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    CBS (ended 1958)
    Air Power was a half-hour CBS documentary show centering on the history of aviation. Centering on the U.S. Air Force,Air Power takes the viewer through in invention of air planes, supersonic flight, rockets and missiles, and how the future appeared from the 1950s. The show also featured some of the well known important figures of flight. Narration is provided by Walter Cronkite.moreless
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    Navy Log

    Navy Log

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    CBS (ended 1958)
    half-hour anthology series about the military
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    Around the World with Orson Welles

    Around the World with Orson Welles

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    ITV (ended 1955)
    British mini-series
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    ABC News Specials

    ABC News Specials

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    ABC
    ABC delves deep into news stories in this gripping program. Take a peek behind the scenes of your favorite shows or look at life in the LAPD. Satisfy your curiosity for the inside story with this library of shows.moreless
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    ABC News: The Day It Happened

    ABC News: The Day It Happened

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    ABC
    Find out how some of the world's most notable moments in history played out in the news. Historic broadcasts link up with live reports to replay such events as the fall of the Berlin Wall, O.J. Simpson's slow car chase, the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana, and many others.moreless