The Death of Grenada's Revolution

On October 19th 1983, Grenada's charismatic left-wing prime minister, Maurice BIshop, was killed. Plus a revolt in a Nazi death camp, the ANC leader Walter Sisulu walks free, and the nine black teenagers falsely accused of rape in 1930s America

Photo: Maurice Bishop in 1983 (BBC Pictures)

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55 minutes

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Sat 19 Oct 2013 21:06 GMT

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

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