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  1. 09/09/2014

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

    First broadcast: 09 Sep 2014

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  2. 08/09/2014

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

    First broadcast: 08 Sep 2014

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  3. 05/09/2014

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

    First broadcast: 05 Sep 2014

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  4. 04/09/2014

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

    First broadcast: 04 Sep 2014

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  5. Surviving Auschwitz

    One woman's story of how she survived almost two years in the notorious Nazi death camp,

    First broadcast: 03 Sep 2014

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  6. The Story of Dr Zhivago

    How Boris Pasternak's great novel Dr Zhivago came to be published in the West .

    First broadcast: 02 Sep 2014

  7. Biba

    A ground-breaking new boutique opened in Swinging London in September, 1964

    First broadcast: 01 Sep 2014

  8. World War One in Africa

    Rare recordings of African veterans of WW1 in East Africa

    First broadcast: 29 Aug 2014

  9. The Last Outbreak of Smallpox

    In the summer of 1978 a British woman became the last known victim of smallpox.

    First broadcast: 28 Aug 2014

  10. LSD Road Trip

    Writer Ken Kesey and friends drove across America experimenting with LSD in summer 1964

    First broadcast: 27 Aug 2014

  11. Bionic Heart

    How doctors fitted a man with a permanent battery-operated heart in 1994

    First broadcast: 26 Aug 2014

  12. The Death of Getulio Vargas

    In 1954 the president of Brazil chose to die rather than submit to the military

    First broadcast: 25 Aug 2014

  13. Freckleton Air Disaster

    A US Air Force plane crashed into an English village, killing 61 people in August 1944

    First broadcast: 22 Aug 2014

  14. The Betrayal of the Kurds

    In 1975, Iran and America abandon the Iraqi Kurds in their fight against Saddam Hussein

    First broadcast: 21 Aug 2014

  15. Partition

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

    First broadcast: 20 Aug 2014

  16. The Liberation of Paris

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

    First broadcast: 19 Aug 2014

  17. Zimbabwe's Rebel Writer

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

    First broadcast: 18 Aug 2014

  18. Carlos the Jackal

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

    First broadcast: 15 Aug 2014

  19. The Plot to Kill Franco

    The Scottish anarchist and the plot to kill General Franco

    First broadcast: 14 Aug 2014

  20. The Wizard of Oz

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

    First broadcast: 13 Aug 2014

  21. The Supremes

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

    First broadcast: 12 Aug 2014

  22. 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

  23. Internment in Northern Ireland

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

    First broadcast: 08 Aug 2014

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. Japanese Prisoner Breakout

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

    First broadcast: 05 Aug 2014

  27. 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

  28. The Warsaw Uprising

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

    First broadcast: 01 Aug 2014

  29. Martha Stewart in Jail

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

    First broadcast: 31 Jul 2014

  30. 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

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