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Idi AminS1 Ep6 |See how Idi Amin used military force to seize power and build a dictatorship in Uganda.
Francisco FrancoS1 Ep5 |Learn how Francisco Franco won the Spanish Civil War and became the dictator of Spain.
Manuel NoriegaS1 Ep4 |Watch Manuel Noriega rise to power in Panama, and witness his sudden downfall.
Benito MussoliniS1 Ep3 |Meet the man who created fascism, an ideology that plunged most of Europe into darkness.
Saddam HusseinS1 Ep2 |Learn how Saddam Hussein seized power in Iraq and maintained it for almost 30 years.
Kim Il SungS1 Ep1 |Kim Il Sung created a North Korean dictatorship that has lasted for three generations.
About The Dictator's Playbook
Learn how six dictators, from Mussolini to Saddam Hussein, shaped the 20th century. How did they seize and lose power? What forces were against them? Learn the answers in these six immersive hours, each a revealing portrait of brutality and power.