Global names documentaries

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Watch Murdoch on BBC Select

The definitive story of an extraordinary man and the global media empire that he grew out of nothing.

Rupert Murdoch’s career has been steeped in controversy; from hostile takeovers, multibillion-dollar gambles and the phone-hacking scandal that threatened to destroy him.

In this Rupert Murdoch documentary, those who know him best reveal the secrets behind his successes and what drives this man’s passion for control and dominance.

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