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  1. 07/08/2014

    The story of our times told by the people who were there.

    First broadcast: 07 Aug 2014

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  2. 06/08/2014

    The story of our times told by the people who were there.

    First broadcast: 06 Aug 2014

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  3. 05/08/2014

    The story of our times told by the people who were there.

    First broadcast: 05 Aug 2014

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  4. 04/08/2014

    The story of our times told by the people who were there.

    First broadcast: 04 Aug 2014

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  5. The Warsaw Uprising

    On 1 August 1944, resistance fighters in the Polish capital rose up against German forces

    First broadcast: 01 Aug 2014

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  6. Martha Stewart in Jail

    A fellow prisoner recalls how the American TV celebrity survived five months behind bars

    First broadcast: 31 Jul 2014

  7. Christian: The Lion From London

    In 1969 two young Australians bought a lion cub in Harrods and raised it in London

    First broadcast: 30 Jul 2014

  8. The World's First Jet Airliner

    In July 1949, the British-built de Havilland Comet took off for the first time

    First broadcast: 29 Jul 2014

  9. The Outbreak of World War One

    Archive recordings of eyewitnesses to the start of WW1 in the summer of 1914

    First broadcast: 28 Jul 2014

  10. Purple Rain

    It's 30 years since the release of the film Purple Rain, starring musician Prince

    First broadcast: 25 Jul 2014

  11. The First Palestinian Intifada

    In 1987, the first Palestinian uprising, or intifada, started in Gaza

    First broadcast: 24 Jul 2014

  12. The Last Days of British Rule in India

    In summer 1947 India declared independence after hundreds of years of British rule.

    First broadcast: 23 Jul 2014

  13. The Killing of Miguel Angel Blanco

    In 1997 a young Spanish politician was murdered by the Basque separatist group ETA

    First broadcast: 22 Jul 2014

  14. Attack on Argentina's Jews

    In 1994 a bomb exploded in Argentina killing 85 people at a Jewish centre

    First broadcast: 21 Jul 2014

  15. The Plot to Kill Hitler

    Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg attempted to kill Adolf Hitler on 20 July, 1944

    First broadcast: 18 Jul 2014

  16. Turkey Invades Cyprus

    In July 1974 Turkish troops invaded the island of Cyprus

    First broadcast: 17 Jul 2014

  17. The Fall of General Somoza

    In July 1979 left-wing rebels toppled the last member of the Somoza dynasty in Nicaragua.

    First broadcast: 16 Jul 2014

  18. The Chappaquiddick Incident

    In July 1969, Edward Kennedy was involved in a car accident in which a young woman died

    First broadcast: 15 Jul 2014

  19. The Death of Frida Kahlo

    On 13 July 1954, the celebrated Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, died at the age of 47

    First broadcast: 14 Jul 2014

  20. Pablo Neruda

    The great Latin American poet was born in a remote town in southern Chile in July 1904

    First broadcast: 11 Jul 2014

  21. The Srebrenica Massacre

    Bosnian Serb troops murdered thousands of Bosnian Muslim men and boys in July 1995

    First broadcast: 10 Jul 2014

  22. The Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior

    On 9 July 1985 the Greenpeace campaign ship was bombed by French secret agents

    First broadcast: 09 Jul 2014

  23. The Death of Kim Il Sung

    It is 20 years since the death of North Korea's founding leader Kim Il Sung

    First broadcast: 08 Jul 2014

  24. The Storming of the Red Mosque

    When militants took over a mosque in Islamabad, troops were sent in to end the siege

    First broadcast: 07 Jul 2014

  25. Iraq's Awakening Movement

    Sunni tribal militia turned on Al Qaeda in Iraq and began working with US forces In 2006

    First broadcast: 04 Jul 2014

  26. Artek - the Soviet Holiday Camp

    Every year, thousands of Soviet children visited the holiday camp Artek by the Black Sea

    First broadcast: 03 Jul 2014

  27. Oklahoma: The Musical

    In World War Two an optimistic musical about American rural life became a hit on Broadway

    First broadcast: 02 Jul 2014

  28. Abuse at Abu Ghraib: the Iraqi view

    Two Iraqi, Abu Ghraib detainees recall their experiences inside the American-run prison

    First broadcast: 01 Jul 2014

  29. Britain's Serial Murderers

    In 1994 Fred and Rosemary West were charged with a series of gruesome murders in England.

    First broadcast: 30 Jun 2014

  30. The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    The heir to the Austro-Hungarian empire was killed in Sarajevo on 28 June 1914

    First broadcast: 27 Jun 2014

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