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An exploration of big ideas from the 20th century and how they helped shape the world of today.
Season 1, Episode 6
November 19, 2009
The birth of high-rise big-city living in the 20th century.
Season 1, Episode 5
November 12, 2009
Chronicling the invention of electric guitars, synthetic materials and affordable teenage transportation.
Season 1, Episode 4
November 5, 2009
Advances in warfare, including the development of camouflage, are discussed. Also: An early biplane is compared to a modern supersonic jet.
Season 1, Episode 2
October 29, 2009
The space race is discussed.
Season 1, Episode 3
October 22, 2009
A look at major medical advances over the last 100 years, including the discovery of DNA and the first open-heart surgery.
Season 1, Episode 1
October 15, 2009
The "Top Gear" host begins his exploration of big ideas from the 20th century and their influence on the world today with a look at innovations in travel and communication.
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