Rising Tide

S1, E1: Rising Tide

Available on NAT GEO TV
S1 E1: In this first of three episodes, dictators like Adolf Hitler, Saddam Hussein, Augusto Pinochet, Mobutu Sese Seko and Fidel Castro find their way to power through similar methods. The rise to power for these violent and influential men is not easy, but their paths are similar. Economical crises and the public outcry for stability fuel change. With the external help of world leaders, these men take this opportunity to identify common enemies, breakdown government infrastructures and push agendas they say is the solution to the country s problems. But in their impatience, the support of the citizens leaves them powerless under the rule of a new autocratic government.