History as told by the people who were there.
The investigation that led to the resignation of US President Richard Nixon in 1974.
The pioneering politician who launched a run for the US presidency in 1972.
The US election of 1960 was a close race between John F Kennedy and Richard Nixon.
The mathematicians who worked behind the scenes on the American space programme
How a South African team is searching for those who disappeared during apartheid rule
How mistakes with the initial production of polio vaccine made thousands of children ill.
The working class woman who shook up the British theatre establishment
Mon 19 Oct 2020
In the grip of a drugs crisis, the country took a radical approach in 2001.
Fri 16 Oct 2020
Behind the scenes at the Iraqi-funded, Clash of Loyalties
Thu 15 Oct 2020
The landmark legislation was introduced to ensure the rights of African Americans to vote
Wed 14 Oct 2020
Many of the nomadic herders in Kazakhstan left the USSR and moved to China in the 1920s
Tue 13 Oct 2020
On October 13th 1990 the fifteen year long conflict in Lebanon finally came to an end
Mon 12 Oct 2020
1980 saw the launch of the first TV station dedicated to 24 hour news.
Fri 9 Oct 2020
How anti-racists stopped a far-right march in South London in 1977.
Thu 8 Oct 2020
The story of our times told by the people who were there.
Wed 7 Oct 2020
New laws were used to stop clubs from banning black and ethnic minority people in 1978
Tue 6 Oct 2020
Yvonne Conolly was made head of a London primary school in 1969.
Mon 5 Oct 2020
A ship carrying hundreds of migrants from the Caribbean set sail for Britain in 1948
Fri 2 Oct 2020
The summer house by a lake which witnessed much of Germany's 20th century history
Thu 1 Oct 2020
Three gray whales got caught in the ice off Alaska in October 1988
Wed 30 Sep 2020
In 1998 the world's most popular search engine was launched by two PHD students
Tue 29 Sep 2020
A trial which shone a light on links between Italian politicians and the Mafia
Mon 28 Sep 2020
The charismatic Egyptian president dominated Arab politics for almost two decades
Fri 25 Sep 2020
The US presidential election of 2000 was one of the closest and most contested in history
Thu 24 Sep 2020
How US private security guards opened fire on civilians in Baghdad, killing 17 people
Wed 23 Sep 2020
Shortly after his release from prison the South African freedom fighter toured the USA
Tue 22 Sep 2020
Hoe Liberia negotiated to write off billions of dollars of debt.
Mon 21 Sep 2020
A mission to study the planet Jupiter finally came to an end on 21st September 2003
Fri 18 Sep 2020
The women who began protesting after their children were taken away by soldiers
Thu 17 Sep 2020
A photo of a man confronting a tank in China caught the world's imagination in 1989
Looking back at almost six years of global conflict, from Hiroshima to the Holocaust
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From the Bolshevik takeover of 1917 to the break-up of the Soviet Union
Events from history when animals took centre stage
Stories of endurance, world records and remarkable athletes
The communities, politics, leaders and events that have shaped Africa
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