Witness History

History as told by the people who were there.

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The attack on India's parliament


In December 2001 armed men attacked India's parliamentary compound in broad daylight


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The killing of Amadou Diallo


When New York police shot a young immigrant 41 times, thousands took to the streets


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The IRA siege at Balcombe Street


In December 1975, the IRA took a middle-aged couple hostage in Central London.


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The battle of the Louvre pyramid


How Paris was eventually won round to the Louvre museum's great glass pyramid


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The Cuban writer who defied Fidel Castro


In 1990 Reinaldo Arenas died of Aids in New York, leaving behind a powerful autobiography


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Jaslyk – Uzbekistan’s infamous prison


A prison camp in the Uzbek desert became notorious for torture and human rights abuses.


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The British sculptor who won over the world


Henry Moore revolutionised sculpture by creating immense works and setting them outside.


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Shackleton


How a doomed Antarctic expedition in 1914 became a legendary story of survival


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The killing of Pablo Escobar


The Colombian drug trafficker was shot dead by police on December 2nd 1993


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The first confirmed case of HIV in America


Robert R was a teenager who died of an undiagnosed illness in Missouri in 1969


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