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The Killing of Vincent Chin
The brutal murder of a young Chinese-American man sparked a civil rights movement.
Camouflaging Leningrad in World War Two
Russian mountaineers disguised monuments in the city to protect them from enemy fire.
Sartre and de Beauvoir
The love affair between Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir lasted for 50 years.
China's Barefoot Doctors
In 1968 Chairman Mao sent thousands of young people into rural China to work as doctors.
Deaf University Protest
How deaf students forced their American university to appoint a deaf president.
The Rajneesh Poisoning Scandal
How the followers of an Indian guru tried to poison their opponents in Oregon, USA.
Wine Shock: The Judgement of Paris
How California stunned the French wine world in the 1970s.
Canadian Indigenous Protest
Plans to expand a golf course led to a stand-off between Mohawks and Canadian police.
The Witch Craze
Enter into the dark days of the European Witch Craze, where no woman was safe.
From Molly Houses to Section 28, Greg Jenner explores the history of the LGBT community.
Forget Jeff Bezos, meet Mansa Musa – the richest man ever to live.
Justinian and Theodora
Meet the power couple of the Byzantine era, Justinian and Theordora.
A programme to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Principality Stadium.