The Pentagon Papers

The 1971 leak of America's Vietnam war secrets, Nigeria's president who never was, plus life in post-war Berlin, the Mau Mau rebellion and escaping Alcatraz.

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55 minutes

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Sat 15 Jun 2013 21:06 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

Cuban History Collection

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev, Credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images

Stories from Cuba's recent history and its difficult relationship with the US

Great Sporting Moments in Olympic History

Great Sporting Moments in Olympic History

Stories of endurance, world records and remarkable athletes