London: 2,000 Years of History.

London: 2,000 Years of History

Historians Dan Jones and Dr. Suzannah Lipscomb, along with engineer Rob Bell, take a look at London's glorious and gory rise to power.

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Sat, 10/23 at 8:45 pm America/Chicago on Austin PBS HDTV

Sat, 10/30 at 8:45 pm America/Chicago on Austin PBS HDTV

The West End becomes a place for the wealthy elite; the poor deal with cruel living conditions on the east side; impact of the railways; cholera epidemic devastates the city; engineer Joseph Bazalgette saves London with his new sewerage system.

Sat, 10/30 at 9:33 pm America/Chicago on Austin PBS HDTV

London's underground railway; London's skyline; impact of the Spanish flu pandemic; the origins of Metro-land, London's vast suburbia, and the clever marketing that tempted millions to move outside the city.