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An American scientist began recording carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere in 1958
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The stigma of growing up as a mixed race child in post-war Britain.
How British black activists fought for employment rights in the 1960s
Inter-racial violence broke out in west London in the summer of 1958
In 1987 Diane Abbott became the first black woman to be elected to the British Parliament
The great West Indian cricketer who fought against racism in the UK
How China's Communist rulers established the country's first Special Economic Zones
How workers and students filled the colony's streets, pressing for an end to British rule
We hear from one man who took part in China's brutal Cultural Revolution.
China's legendary Communist leader in the words of an American who knew him well