Cigarettes and Cancer

It is nearly 60 years since the groundbreaking research linking smoking and cancer. Plus, JFK visits his ancestral home of Ireland, pacifist Britten's War Requiem and the birth of the ultrasound scanner.

(Image: Black and white photo of two men and a woman smoking. Credit: Hulton Archives/Getty Images)

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55 minutes

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Sat 29 Jun 2013 21:06 GMT

Collapse of the Soviet Union

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

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

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