The Cod Wars

When Iceland widened its exclusive fishing rights around its coast in the autumn of 1972 British fishermen found themselves fighting for access to their waters. Two veterans of the Cod Wars talk to Witness.

(Fisherman Ken Knox in the 1970s)

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10 minutes

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Fri 24 Sep 2010 10:50 GMT

Collapse of the Soviet Union

Collapse of the Soviet Union

It's 25 years since Mikhail Gorbachev stood down and the dissolution of the USSR began

Great Sporting Moments in Olympic History

Great Sporting Moments in Olympic History

Stories of endurance, world records and remarkable athletes

The Witness Podcast

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Every programme, to download and keep

African History Collection

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