Icons Of Our Time

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Icons Of Our Time: Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali not only considered among the greatest heavyweights in boxing history but arguably the greatest sports personality of all time. We meet George Lois the man behind the legendary…
Icons Of Our Time: Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe, actress, Model and Singer, the original blonde bombshell who found international success in motion pictures during the 1950s. In this episode we meet the photographer Elliot Erwitt who…
Icons Of Our Time: Che Guevara
Che Guevara, the archetypal Marxist revolutionary. Che was also a physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat, and military theorist. We go to Dublin to meet Jim Fitzpatrick who met Che and…
Icons Of Our Time: Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie's novels have been translated into 44 languages and sold in a 103 countries. After Shakespeare, she is the world's best selling author in any genre with over 2…

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