The New Royals
First Aired: January 25, 2006
Some of the world's 29 remaining monarchies are examined. In the U.K., public support for the Queen is gauged, and features Scottish Parliament member Tommy Sheridan, who believes she should be ousted; in Buganda, an ancient kingdom in Uganda, the return of a king within its new constitutional monarchy is explored; in Nepal, the fallout from a 2001 incident in which the crown prince killed many within the royal family is examined; and, in Tonga, King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV's rule is explored.
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- Premise: A classic series of films exploring nature and man in various cultural and historical contexts. Beginning in the 1960s (when they aired on CBS), the specials set a standard for vivid documentary filmmaking and the many `Nat'l Geo' prizes include Emmys for… (more)