History Hour

History Hour

From World War II to the Arab Spring, history as told by the people who were there. Presented by Max Pearson. The History Hour goes out weekly on Saturdays.

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  • The Fall of Nikita Khrushchev

    Sat, 18 Oct 14

    Duration:
    52 mins

    Available:
    27 days remaining

    The Soviet leader forced out by a Kremlin coup; the London dock strike that changed history, John Lennon's first band, plus East German protesters who helped bring down the Berlin Wall; and the controversial feminist play "Vagina Monologues."

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  • The Death of Che Guevara

    Sat, 11 Oct 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Available:
    20 days remaining

    The CIA man who tracked Che; the Boer War, plus Thatcher's Hong Kong deal, the birth of climate change and the heroes of Telemark

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  • Willie Nelson's Farm Aid

    Sat, 4 Oct 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Available:
    13 days remaining

    Concert for poor US farmers, world's first same-sex civil union, the fall of Kabul plus the Bullet train, and the death of James Dean.

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  • The World's First Hand Transplant

    Sat, 27 Sep 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Available:
    6 days remaining

    The remarkable transplant which didn't end well; Cuban spies in the US, Africa's worst maritime disaster; the fall of Bokassa and Friends at 20

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