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The drowning of Tryweryn, 1965

Duration: 04:24

In 1965, despite huge protests, the village of Capel Celyn was drowned under the newly formed Tryweryn reservoir in order to provide a new water supply for Liverpool. Includes work on the dam and some of the protests in a news report from the time.

Available since: Wed 15 Jun 2011


Vincent Kane

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The Sixties

Vincent Kane offers a personal view of the 1960s in Wales.

First broadcast: 26 Dec 1969

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