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  1. 27/08/2014

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

    First broadcast: 27 Aug 2014

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  2. 26/08/2014

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

    First broadcast: 26 Aug 2014

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  3. 25/08/2014

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

    First broadcast: 25 Aug 2014

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  4. 22/08/2014

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

    First broadcast: 22 Aug 2014

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  5. 21/08/2014

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

    First broadcast: 21 Aug 2014

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  6. Partition

    British India was divided into two new countries - India and Pakistan - in August 1947

    First broadcast: 20 Aug 2014

  7. The Liberation of Paris

    French and US forces freed Paris from German occupation in August 1944

    First broadcast: 19 Aug 2014

  8. Zimbabwe's Rebel Writer

    Zimbabwean writer Dambudzo Marechera died of an AIDS-related illness on 18 August 1987

    First broadcast: 18 Aug 2014

  9. Carlos the Jackal

    The terrorist 'Carlos the Jackal' was arrested in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, in 1994

    First broadcast: 15 Aug 2014

  10. The Plot to Kill Franco

    The Scottish anarchist and the plot to kill General Franco

    First broadcast: 14 Aug 2014

  11. The Wizard of Oz

    The cast and crew remember one of the most popular Hollywood musicals of all time

    First broadcast: 13 Aug 2014

  12. The Supremes

    The Supremes had their first hit 'Baby Love' in August 1964, 50 years ago

    First broadcast: 12 Aug 2014

  13. Marooned in Stalin's Russia

    How thousands of Polish citizens tried to flee the USSR after being freed in August 1941

    First broadcast: 11 Aug 2014

  14. Internment in Northern Ireland

    In 1971 the British Army detained hundreds of suspects without trial in Northern Ireland.

    First broadcast: 08 Aug 2014

  15. The Resignation of President Nixon

    On 8 August 1974 Richard Nixon became the first US president in history to resign.

    First broadcast: 07 Aug 2014

  16. Lindow Man

    In 1984, the 2000 year old remains of a man were found preserved in a peat bog in England

    First broadcast: 06 Aug 2014

  17. Japanese Prisoner Breakout

    On 5 Aug 1944, hundreds of Japanese prisoners attempted the largest breakout of WW2.

    First broadcast: 05 Aug 2014

  18. The Mississippi Burning Case

    On 4 Aug 1964 the bodies of three murdered civil rights workers were found in Mississippi

    First broadcast: 04 Aug 2014

  19. The Warsaw Uprising

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

    First broadcast: 01 Aug 2014

  20. Martha Stewart in Jail

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

    First broadcast: 31 Jul 2014

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. Purple Rain

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

    First broadcast: 25 Jul 2014

  25. The First Palestinian Intifada

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

    First broadcast: 24 Jul 2014

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. Attack on Argentina's Jews

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

    First broadcast: 21 Jul 2014

  29. The Plot to Kill Hitler

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

    First broadcast: 18 Jul 2014

  30. Turkey Invades Cyprus

    In July 1974 Turkish troops invaded the island of Cyprus

    First broadcast: 17 Jul 2014

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