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History vs. Augustus - Alex Gendler and Peta Greenfield

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His reign marked the beginning of one of history’s greatest empires … and the end of one of its first republics. Was Rome’s first emperor a visionary leader who guaranteed his civilization’s place in history, or a tyrant who destroyed its core values? Peta Greenfield and Alex Gendler put this controversial figure on trial in History vs. Augustus.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Alex Gendler, Peta Greenfield
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Director Brett Underhill
  • Animator Brett Underhill
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott, Elizabeth Cox
  • Fact-Checker Francisco Diez

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