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Week ending 5th December 1989

A look back at the events making the news 20 years ago, with Sir John Tusa.

Margaret Thatcher and her challenger, Sir Anthony Meyer, submit their nomination papers as the fight begins for the leadership of the Conservative Party. Mikhail Gorbachev becomes the first Soviet leader to visit the Vatican; he, along with George Bush meet in Malta and declare the Cold War over.

A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4.

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Sun 6 Dec 2009 23:00