Witness History

History as told by the people who were there.

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

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 11 days 16 hours 6 minutes

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Joe Orton


He was the young working class playwright who changed British theatre.


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 2015-04-16  9m
 
 

Bloods and Crips truce


In April 1992, the main black street gangs in Los Angeles started a historic truce.


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 2015-04-15  8m
 
 

Train puts Letchworth Garden City on the Map


In April 1905 the arrival of a passenger train put Letchworth Garden City on the map


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 2015-04-14  8m
 
 

The Khmer Rouge take power


In April 1975 the four-year rule of the brutal Khmer Rouge began in Cambodia.


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 2015-04-13  9m
 
 

Glenn Gould Retires


On 10 April 1964, famously eccentric pianist Glenn Gould gave his last live performance


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 2015-04-10  8m
 
 

The ‘Death of a Princess’ film


In 1980 a film about a public execution caused a row between Britain and Saudi Arabia


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 2015-04-09  9m
 
 

India's State of Emergency


In 1975, Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi declared a state of emergency


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 2015-04-08  8m
 
 

The Fall of Idi Amin


In 1979 Tanzanian troops invaded Uganda and ousted its brutal dictator.


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 2015-04-07  9m
 
 

The Marshall Plan


In April 1948 the US agreed to spend millions of dollars on rebuilding post-war Europe.


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 2015-04-03  9m
 
 

Tenerife Air Crash


In 1977 the worst ever air accident took place when two jumbo jets collided in Tenerife.


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 2015-04-02  8m