History Hour

History Hour

From World War II to the Arab Spring, history as told by the people who were there. Presented by Max Pearson. The History Hour goes out weekly on Saturdays.

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  • Carlos the Jackal

    Sat, 16 Aug 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Available:
    26 days remaining

    Capturing Carlos in 1994, the Wizard of Oz at 75, plus a Scottish anarchist's attempt to kill Franco and Mary Wilson on The Supremes

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  • Internment in Northern Ireland

    Sat, 9 Aug 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Available:
    19 days remaining

    Detention without trial in Northern Ireland, the Nixon resignation plus Mississippi Burning, 2000 year old bog man and mass Japenese POW breakout.

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  • The Outbreak of World War One

    Sat, 2 Aug 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Available:
    12 days remaining

    Witnesses to the start of WW1, the Warsaw Uprising in 1944, plus Martha Stewart in jail, the world's first jet airliner and Christian the pet lion.

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  • The First Palestinian Intifada

    Sat, 26 Jul 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Available:
    5 days remaining

    Also: the bombing of a Jewish centre in Argentina, life in India under British rule, and the release of Prince's film Purple Rain.

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