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Empires Crumble

It was arguably the most devastating act of terrorism of all time. Fergal Keane visits Sarajevo to consider the legacy of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.

It was arguably the most devastating act of terrorism of all time. The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand set Europe on the road to a war that cost sixteen million lives.

Fergal Keane travels to Sarajevo to examine the impact of Gavrilo Princip's crime. Even today he's a source of tension between the people of the Balkans: a freedom-loving hero to many Serbs; a murderous terrorist to many Bosnian Muslims.

Joined by Margaret MacMillan, author of 'The War That Ended Peace' and Richard English of St Andrews University, Fergal explores the motivation for, and the legacy of Princip's fatal shots.

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Thu 10 Oct 2013 13:45