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  1. 08/10/2014

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

    First broadcast: 08 Oct 2014

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  2. 07/10/2014

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

    First broadcast: 07 Oct 2014

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  3. 06/10/2014

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

    First broadcast: 06 Oct 2014

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  4. 03/10/2014

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

    First broadcast: 03 Oct 2014

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  5. 02/10/2014

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

    First broadcast: 02 Oct 2014

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  6. The World's First Civil Union

    It is 25 years since Denmark became the first country to celebrate same-sex civil unions

    First broadcast: 01 Oct 2014

  7. The Death of James Dean

    On 30 September 1955 the Hollywood actor, James Dean, crashed his car and died

    First broadcast: 30 Sep 2014

  8. The Taliban take Kabul

    In September 1996 the Taliban took over the Afghan capital Kabul

    First broadcast: 29 Sep 2014

  9. The Sinking of the 'Joola' Ferry

    In 2002 the 'Joola' ferry sank off Senegal with the loss of more than 1800 lives

    First broadcast: 26 Sep 2014

  10. The Cuban Five

    In September 1998 five Cuban spies were arrested in Miami by the FBI

    First broadcast: 25 Sep 2014

  11. Friends

    The American TV show Friends hits TV screens

    First broadcast: 24 Sep 2014

  12. The World's First Hand Transplant

    On 23 September 1998, Clint Hallam received the world's first hand transplant

    First broadcast: 23 Sep 2014

  13. The Overthrow of Bokassa

    On 20 September 1979 the Central African dictator Jean Bedel-Bokassa left power

    First broadcast: 22 Sep 2014

  14. South Africa invades Lesotho

    South Africa sent 600 soldiers into Lesotho to quell political unrest in September 1998

    First broadcast: 18 Sep 2014

  15. Los Topos - Mexico's Earthquake Rescuers

    How an earthquake in Mexico City in 1985 led to the creation of an elite rescue group

    First broadcast: 17 Sep 2014

  16. Lord of the Flies

    It is 60 years since William Golding's acclaimed novel was first published

    First broadcast: 16 Sep 2014

  17. Rabin and Arafat Shake Hands

    In 1993, the Israeli prime minister and the PLO leader shook hands and made history

    First broadcast: 15 Sep 2014

  18. Voting Against the War on Terror

    Three days after 9/11 Congresswoman Barbara Lee became the most hated woman in America

    First broadcast: 12 Sep 2014

  19. Flower of Scotland

    How a 1968 song by the folk band, The Corries, became Scotland’s unofficial anthem

    First broadcast: 11 Sep 2014

  20. Sri Lanka Massacre

    The massacre of 184 Tamils by the Sri Lankan army in 1990 during the country's civil war

    First broadcast: 10 Sep 2014

  21. DNA Fingerprinting

    It is 30 years since a British scientist found out how to identify people by their DNA

    First broadcast: 09 Sep 2014

  22. Madame Mao

    Mao Zedong died on 9 September 1976. His widow Jiang Qing wanted power after his death.

    First broadcast: 08 Sep 2014

  23. The Persecution of Pakistan's Ahmadiyya Sect

    Pakistan declared that members of the Ahmadiyya sect were not Muslims in September 1974

    First broadcast: 05 Sep 2014

  24. Myanmar Currency Chaos

    The crisis following the withdrawl of most circulating banknotes in Myanmar in 1987

    First broadcast: 04 Sep 2014

  25. Surviving Auschwitz

    Kitty Hart-Moxon's story of how she survived two years in the notorious Nazi death camp

    First broadcast: 03 Sep 2014

  26. 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

  27. Biba

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

    First broadcast: 01 Sep 2014

  28. World War One in Africa

    Rare recordings of African veterans of WW1 in East Africa

    First broadcast: 29 Aug 2014

  29. 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

  30. LSD Road Trip

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

    First broadcast: 27 Aug 2014

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