An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
How criminals thrived in London during the Blitz, 3D printers and the 1980 Miami riots.
Sat 16 May 2020
Why it took until 1999 for Japanese women to be allowed to take the contraceptive pill.
Sat 9 May 2020
Eyewitness accounts of the fall of Nazi Germany and the end of World War Two in Europe.
Sat 2 May 2020
A million die in 1957 flu, conflict in the Galapagos islands and trees in Hiroshima.
Sat 25 Apr 2020
The grandson of the last US slave, Pakistan's welfare hero and the Deepwater disaster.
Sat 18 Apr 2020
50 years since the near disaster on the Apollo 13 mission to the Moon.
Sat 11 Apr 2020
Memories of milestones from webcams to social networks, from the iPhone to home-shopping.
Sat 4 Apr 2020
Trailblazing British lawyer Rose Heilbron, plus Muslims in China and a Swedish warship
Sat 28 Mar 2020
How an LGBTQ+ activist decided to commemorate lost friends with a quilt.
Sat 21 Mar 2020
Putting an observatory in space; China's cure for malaria; the "Red Scare" in Hollywood.
Sat 14 Mar 2020
Eyewitnesses accounts of battling deadly viruses from the 1918 flu, to Ebola and SARS.
Sat 7 Mar 2020
How the British army helped rebuild the German car industry after WW2.
Sat 29 Feb 2020
How a former prisoner fought to free her friends, an Antarctic mystery, and rebel nuns
Sat 22 Feb 2020
Environmentalists save the ice continent; how meditation changes the brain; Nigerian art.
Sat 15 Feb 2020
The origins of the boy wizard, plus Mao's Little Red Book and Erica Jong's Fear of Flying
Sat 8 Feb 2020
London's first black policeman, a new sign language, and the release of Nelson Mandela
Sat 1 Feb 2020
The EU in the 1950s, the British royal scandal and the self-made female millionaire.
Sat 25 Jan 2020
How scientists discovered that a deadly fungus was killing off amphibians.
Sat 18 Jan 2020
East Germany's secret police; killing Osama Bin Laden; saving aristocrats' houses
Sat 11 Jan 2020
Bringing laptops into education; the battle for Fallujah; environmentalist Chico Mendes.
Sat 4 Jan 2020
Environmental warnings from 1972, El Salvador, East German punks and the Chippendales.
Sat 28 Dec 2019
The Soviet-Afghan war, the invention of chemotherapy, and Cirque du Soleil.
Sat 21 Dec 2019
In December 1989 a wave of protests finally deposed communist dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu.
Sat 7 Dec 2019
The life and death of Reinaldo Arenas, plus Henry Moore and tracking down Pablo Escobar
Sat 30 Nov 2019
The scientist who pioneered synthesised speech. Plus the first US AIDS case. .
Sat 23 Nov 2019
An atrocity in El Salvador, the first Taser, and building the Delhi metro
Sat 16 Nov 2019
Rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean; the demolition of the Ayodha mosque; Wilfred Owen
Sat 9 Nov 2019
'Fake news' in WW2, why Indian police blinded detainees and the Berlin Wall rock concert
Sat 2 Nov 2019
The secret 1960s US abortion network and the battle to protect the Barrier Reef.
Sat 26 Oct 2019
A look at events across Europe in 1989 that led to the wall coming down in Germany.
Looking back at almost six years of global conflict, from Hiroshima to the Holocaust
It's 25 years since Mikhail Gorbachev stood down and the dissolution of the USSR began
Stories from Cuba's recent history and its difficult relationship with the US
Stories of endurance, world records and remarkable athletes
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