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This limited series reveals epic tales of opposition against some of the world's most powerful icons, from Pablo Escobar to Arnold Schwarzenegger. Explore the public figures' minds and motivations through rare archival footage and intimate interviews with their opponents: real people facing off against giants.
Follow the tale of drug lord Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria, who built his cocaine empire on bribes, bodies and trust, through rarely seen archival footage, classic photos and cutting-edge visuals.
See Saddam Hussein, the "godfather of dictators," through the eyes of the people who survived his terror and experienced his love. Interviewees include journalist Dan Rather; Dr. Mowaffak Al-Rubaie, who oversaw Hussein's execution; and Gen. Charles Horner, who commanded the U.S. air assault on Iraq during Desert Storm.
From his shattered dream of playing in the NFL to Tupac and Biggie Smalls, old foes and former friends connect the bullet holes to map the billion-dollar rise and fall of Suge Knight. Interviewees include Vanilla Ice; Virgil Roberts, music industry lawyer and Suge Knight's mentor; Gary Ballen, former road manager for N.W.A.; Los Angeles Police Department detective Greg Kading, lead investigator of the Death Row Records file; Sharitha Golden, Suge Knight's former wife; and Death Row Records artists The D.O.C. and Danny Boy.
With a reputation for outlandish statements and bold acts, Vladimir Putin is one of the few men in the world powerful enough to do what he wants - and get away with it. Told by those who know him best, this is the story of one of the world's most notorious leaders. Hear from Dr. Robert Gates, former U.S. Secretary of Defense; Marina Litvinenko, widow of former KGB spy Alexander "Sacha" Litvinenko; Platon, who photographed Vladimir Putin for Time magazine's "2007 Person of the Year" issue; former CIA Director Leon Panetta; Bill Browder, declared a threat to Russian national security and founder of Hermitage Capital; former Ukraine President Viktor Yushchenko; and Pussy Riot co-founder Nadya Tolokonnikova.
From bodybuilder and blockbuster action and comedy star to politician, Facing Schwarzenegger explores one of the greatest immigrant success stories of our time: an unabashed look at the life of a man who followed his dreams. Hear from actor and retired bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno; "Commando" co-star Rae Dawn Chong; action star Carl Weathers; producer and director Ivan Reitman; Schwarzenegger stunt double Peter Kent; Schwarzenegger's former training partner Ric Drasin; and Rep. Tom McClintock, who ran against Schwarzenegger for California governor.
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