Why Britain resisted America's invitations to join the Vietnam War.
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The remarkable story of the man who smuggled himself in to Auschwitz.
We take you to Mecca and an eyewitness to the Hajj of the 1930s.
One of Harvey Milk's colleagues remembers the day he died.
Four years ago the suburbs of Paris were torn apart by riots.
It's the winter of 1975 and in Spain a dictator is dying.
Witness takes you back to the last days of a remarkable political career.
A holocaust survivor comes face to face with Hermann Goering at the Nuremberg trials.
It's the early 1980s and a new kind of virus is released into the world.
Witness - how one man led more than 900 people to their deaths.
What happened at the beginning of Britain’s National Health Service?
US President Richard Nixon meets the leader of communist china Chairman Mao in Beijing.
Yasser Arafat’s speech to the United Nations was a landmark for Palestinians.
In November 1970 Bangladesh was hit by one of the worst natural disasters of modern times.
Our history programme Witness remembers the end of the First World War - Armistice Day.
In today's Witness we hear from a former East German dissident about life under communism.
When the Berlin Wall was built by East Germany, August 1961.
How the Miss World competition led to deadly riots in Nigeria.
How a flood in Florence in 1966 put many of Europe's most precious artworks at risk.
US citizen Barry Rosen was held hostage for 444 days at the US Embassy in Tehran.
In 1917, a young girl watches the Russian Revolution unfold outside her window.
Witness is our new history programme. Today, how pop shook the British establishment.