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The 2000s: A New Reality

Unpick the profound and epoch-shifting global story of the ten tumultuous years of the 2000s, detailing the technological and social changes that transformed the world and will determine the way we live for many decades to come. Our story begins with the saga of Elian Gonzalez and the ‘hanging chads' controversy, and gives us fresh and unexpected perspectives on everything from 9/11, the Iraq War, the collapse of Enron, and the rise of social networks; to the secrets of the iPhone, Hurricane Katrina, the financial Crash, and the Obama election – all heaped with a big helping of pop culture nostalgia and surprising facts to relive.

Show Info

Network: United States National Geographic Channel (2015 - 2015)
Schedule: Fridays at 19:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: History
Episodes ordered: 6 episodes

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Previous Episode

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x06: Moment of TruthNov 27, 2015
1x05: Chaos and CrisisNov 27, 2015
1x04: Things Get RealNov 27, 2015
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