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  1. Eritrea's Long War

    A doctor who took part in Eritrea's 30 year struggle for independence from Ethiopia

    First broadcast: 02 Sep 2013

  2. Women Murdered in Mexico

    In 1993 young women began disappearing in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez.

    First broadcast: 30 Aug 2013

  3. Aboriginal Strike

    The first ever strike by Australian Aborigines to help free them from virtual slavery

    First broadcast: 29 Aug 2013

  4. I Have a Dream

    Martin Luther King made his historic plea for racial equality at the March on Washington

    First broadcast: 28 Aug 2013

  5. The Sherri Finkbine Abortion Case

    How one Arizona couple's campaign for a termination split America in 1962

    First broadcast: 27 Aug 2013

  6. Krakatoa

    In 1883, the Indonesian volcano caused one of the world's biggest disasters

    First broadcast: 26 Aug 2013

  7. Brazil Protests: Caras Pintadas

    In 1992, a huge wave of protests forced President Collor of Brazil from office.

    First broadcast: 23 Aug 2013

  8. Legionnaires' Disease

    In August 1976 more than 200 people developed a mystery illness at a hotel in Philadelphia

    First broadcast: 22 Aug 2013

  9. The Assassination of Benigno Aquino

    On August 21 1983, the opposition leader, Benigno Aquino, was shot dead in the Philippines

    First broadcast: 21 Aug 2013

  10. Prague Spring

    The student who appealed for the world's help when Soviet tanks invaded Czechoslovakia

    First broadcast: 20 Aug 2013

  11. Saddam Hussein's 'Human Shields'

    The British family who were held as 'human shields' in Iraq before the First Gulf War

    First broadcast: 19 Aug 2013

  12. Stanley Kubrick

    Set designer Sir Ken Adam recalls working with the famously difficult director

    First broadcast: 16 Aug 2013

  13. The Omagh Bombing

    In August 1998, 29 people died in a massive car bombing in Omagh, Northern Ireland.

    First broadcast: 15 Aug 2013

  14. The Battle of the Potato Beetle

    In 1950, East Germany claimed American planes were dropping beetles over their fields.

    First broadcast: 14 Aug 2013

  15. Scientists Flee Nazi Germany

    How the rise of Hitler forced great physicists such as Max Born out of 1930s Germany

    First broadcast: 13 Aug 2013

  16. Conflict in Congo

    The Congolese student who saw war come to his small hometown of Uvira

    First broadcast: 12 Aug 2013

  17. Bombing of Nagasaki

    Survivors remember the atomic explosion over the Japanese city in 1945

    First broadcast: 09 Aug 2013

  18. Burma's 1988 Protests

    In August 1988 protests demanding an end to military rule in Burma were met with violence

    First broadcast: 08 Aug 2013

  19. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

    In 1997, a patch of plastic waste was discovered in the middle of the Pacific Ocean

    First broadcast: 07 Aug 2013

  20. Beverly Johnson - Vogue's First Black Covergirl

    It wasn't until 1974 that American Vogue put a black model on its cover for the first time

    First broadcast: 06 Aug 2013

  21. Malaysian Hostage Crisis

    In August 1975, Japanese Red Army militants took 53 people hostage in Kuala Lumpur

    First broadcast: 05 Aug 2013

  22. Gorkhaland

    The sisters whose lives were devastated during the campaign for Gorkhaland in India

    First broadcast: 02 Aug 2013

  23. Ramayan - India's TV Epic

    It is 25 years since the final episode of one of India's biggest ever TV programmes

    First broadcast: 01 Aug 2013

  24. The Disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa

    The controversial American union leader, Jimmy Hoffa, was last seen alive on July 30 1975

    First broadcast: 31 Jul 2013

  25. The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis

    In July 1945 hundreds of US sailors were left adrift for days in shark infested waters

    First broadcast: 30 Jul 2013

  26. IRA Decommissioning

    In July 2005 the IRA in Northern Ireland promised to put its weapons out of use.

    First broadcast: 29 Jul 2013

  27. The End of the Korean War

    On July 27 1953 the Korean War came to an end and thousands of prisoners were released

    First broadcast: 26 Jul 2013

  28. Abducted by Joseph Kony

    The woman forced to bear the children of the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army

    First broadcast: 25 Jul 2013

  29. Alcoholics Anonymous

    In the summer of 1935 Alcoholics Anonymous was founded in Akron, Ohio

    First broadcast: 24 Jul 2013

  30. Black July

    In 1983 violence erupted between the Sinhala majority and the Tamil minority in Sri Lanka

    First broadcast: 23 Jul 2013

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