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Day By Day : July 28 - August 3

July 28 1968

On this day

Broadcast: July 28, 2008, 3mins Eldridge Cleaver - Civil Rights activist, Black Panther and US Presidential candidate - speaks.

July 29 1968

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Broadcast: July 29, 2008, 3mins The BBC screens the futuristic drama 'The Year of The Sex Olympics', which predicts the advent of reality TV.

July 30 1968

On this day

Broadcast: July 30, 2008, 3mins At the Lambeth conference, the Archbishop of Canterbury disagrees with the Pope's recent ruling against artificial means of contraception.

July 31 1968

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Broadcast: July 31, 2008, 3mins The first ever episode of 'Dads' Army' is aired on BBC TV.

August 1 1968

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Broadcast: August 1, 2008, 3mins Republican presidential candidate Ronald Reagan calls for an 'honourable peace' in Vietnam.

August 2 1968

On this day

Broadcast: August 2, 2008, 3mins As talks continue between Czech leaders and the Soviet Union, demonstrators in Prague call for greater Czech sovereignty.

August 3 1968

On this day

Broadcast: August 3, 2008, 3mins Sirhan Sirhan appears in court to answer charges of murdering Senator Bobby Kennedy.



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