Witness History

History as told by the people who were there.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p004t1hd

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South Africa's first free elections


After Apartheid all South Africans regardless of race finally won the right to vote.


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Britain's first vegans


The Vegan Society was established in 1944 by British 'non-dairy vegetarians'


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Nato bombs Serbian TV


A survivor from the April 1999 bombing in Belgrade that killed 16 people.


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The Columbine massacre


13 people were killed and more than 20 injured in the school shooting on April 20th 1999


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How organic farming started


Worries about the industrialisation of farming post-WW2 led some farmers to go organic.


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Auto-destructive art


Gustav Metzger and the birth of the radical new art form in the 1960s


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The first play on Broadway written by a black woman


'A Raisin in the Sun' by Lorraine Hansberry had an almost exclusively black cast too.


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Dennis Tito - the first space tourist


In April 2001 an American multi-millionaire paid Russia to send him into space


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Chinese restaurant syndrome


In the 1960's American diners began to worry that Chinese food was making them ill.


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The rise of Hindu nationalism


The consolidation of the BJP as one of the major powers in Indian politics.


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