What If? | 1996
Three-part documentary takes a look at important turning points in history and imagines if events had taken an alternative direction. The first episode asks: What if the 1994 Northridge, California, earthquake had been followed one week later by a more powerful, 7.4 magnitude quake? The second episode asks: What if extraterrestrial beings make contact with us? The third episode asks: What if Martin Luther King, Jr., had survived the 1968 attempt on his life and gone on to become the first black president of the United States? Includes archival footage and interviews with historians and experts who speculate on what might have been.