In 1960, the leading Nazi Adolf Eichmann was abducted in Argentina and smuggled to Israel.
In 1980, the Guyanese opposition leader Dr Walter Rodney was killed in a bomb explosion.
The acclaimed American author recalls his time as a US fighter pilot during the Korean War
How Australia battled a plague of rabbits which was destroying its agricultural economy.
Two witnesses give their account of the shooting of the archbishop of El Salvador.
Rob Walker reports on an attempt to free hostages from the US embassy in Iran in 1980.
The former US First Lady's romance with the world's richest man in the 1960s.
How apartheid destroyed one of the last multiracial communities in 1950s South Africa.
Striking workers and students filled the streets calling for an end to British rule.
Drummer Jimmy Cobb recalls playing with Miles Davis on the album that changed jazz forever