The story of a survivor of Ravensbruck, the Nazis' concentration camp for women
How the Royal Navy stopped Jewish refugee ships trying to reach Palestine in the 1940s.
In the 1990s the Cuban economy came close to collapse after Soviet aid dried up
A nightclub in the British city of Birmingham was forced to lift its racial restrictions
In November 1971 a hijacker parachuted from a US plane with a $200,000 ransom
In late November 1979 a mob set fire to the US Embassy in Islamabad
How the CIA secretly funded the hugely influential cultural magazine Encounter.
Erica Jong, a feminist author from New York, talks about her novel on female sexuality
Indian film star Shabana Azmi recalls playing a lesbian in the controversial film, Fire
In 1986 the Kenyan government began a programme of secretly torturing suspected opponents