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Witness HistoryIn 1971, former army captain Carlos Lamarca was shot dead by Brazil's military regime. His friend and fellow freedom fighter, JoÄao Salgado Lopes, looks back on his final moments.Mon, May 27, 8:50 amBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryIn 1971, former army captain Carlos Lamarca was shot dead by Brazil's military regime. His friend and fellow freedom fighter, JoÄao Salgado Lopes, looks back on his final moments.Mon, May 27, 12:50 pmBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryIn 1971, former army captain Carlos Lamarca was shot dead by Brazil's military regime. His friend and fellow freedom fighter, JoÄao Salgado Lopes, looks back on his final moments.Mon, May 27, 6:50 pmBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryIn 1971, former army captain Carlos Lamarca was shot dead by Brazil's military regime. His friend and fellow freedom fighter, JoÄao Salgado Lopes, looks back on his final moments.Tue, May 28, 3:50 amBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryIn 1934, the Dionne babies became the first quintuplets to survive birth but grew up away from their parents. Millions travelled to see them in their specially-adapted nursery.Tue, May 28, 8:50 amBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryIn 1934, the Dionne babies became the first quintuplets to survive birth but grew up away from their parents. Millions travelled to see them in their specially-adapted nursery.Tue, May 28, 12:50 pmBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryIn 1934, the Dionne babies became the first quintuplets to survive birth but grew up away from their parents. Millions travelled to see them in their specially-adapted nursery.Tue, May 28, 6:50 pmBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryIn 1934, the Dionne babies became the first quintuplets to survive birth but grew up away from their parents. Millions travelled to see them in their specially-adapted nursery.Wed, May 29, 3:50 amBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryThe story of Australia's first Aboriginal MP and how he fought for indigenous rights.Wed, May 29, 8:50 amBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryThe story of Australia's first Aboriginal MP and how he fought for indigenous rights.Wed, May 29, 12:50 pmBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryThe story of Australia's first Aboriginal MP and how he fought for indigenous rights.Wed, May 29, 6:50 pmBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryThe story of Australia's first Aboriginal MP and how he fought for indigenous rights.Thu, May 30, 3:50 amBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryIn April 2014, the US city of Flint in Michigan switched to a new water supply. It was supposed to save money but instead residents were exposed to dangerous levels of lead.Thu, May 30, 8:50 amBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryIn April 2014, the US city of Flint in Michigan switched to a new water supply. It was supposed to save money but instead residents were exposed to dangerous levels of lead.Thu, May 30, 12:50 pmBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryIn April 2014, the US city of Flint in Michigan switched to a new water supply. It was supposed to save money but instead residents were exposed to dangerous levels of lead.Thu, May 30, 6:50 pmBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryIn April 2014, the US city of Flint in Michigan switched to a new water supply. It was supposed to save money but instead residents were exposed to dangerous levels of lead.Fri, May 31, 3:50 amBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryForty years ago, a Hollywood director, some tech revolutionaries and a group of London skinheads created a commercial that would rock the advertising world.Fri, May 31, 8:50 amBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryForty years ago, a Hollywood director, some tech revolutionaries and a group of London skinheads created a commercial that would rock the advertising world.Fri, May 31, 12:50 pmBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryForty years ago, a Hollywood director, some tech revolutionaries and a group of London skinheads created a commercial that would rock the advertising world.Fri, May 31, 6:50 pmBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryForty years ago, a Hollywood director, some tech revolutionaries and a group of London skinheads created a commercial that would rock the advertising world.Sat, Jun 1, 3:50 amBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryVidkun Quisling is known as Norway's biggest traitor. His name is a byword for traitor in several languages. Journalist Trude Lorentzen speaks to Matt Pintus about his life.Sun, Jun 2, 5:00 pmBBC Radio 410 mins
Witness HistoryTuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan, two giant pandas were sent to Taiwan from China as a gift in 2008. The practice of 'panda diplomacy' is thought to date back as far as the 7th Century.Mon, Jun 3, 8:50 amBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryTuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan, two giant pandas were sent to Taiwan from China as a gift in 2008. The practice of 'panda diplomacy' is thought to date back as far as the 7th Century.Mon, Jun 3, 12:50 pmBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryTuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan, two giant pandas were sent to Taiwan from China as a gift in 2008. The practice of 'panda diplomacy' is thought to date back as far as the 7th Century.Mon, Jun 3, 6:50 pmBBC World Sv.10 mins

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Witness HistoryFor this special edition of Witness History, we join Celestina Olulode in London with five important stories from Black British history. [S]Sun, Sept 25, 8:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryFor this special edition of Witness History, we join Celestina Olulode in London with five important stories from Black British history. [S]Sat, Sept 24, 4:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryFor this special edition of Witness History, Larry Madowo brings us five extraordinary stories to mark Black History Month from Washington DC.Sun, Feb 7, 5:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryFor this special edition of Witness History, Larry Madowo brings us five extraordinary stories to mark Black History Month from Washington DC.Sat, Feb 6, 2:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryFor this special edition of Witness History, Larry Madowo brings us five extraordinary stories to mark Black History Month from Washington DC.Fri, Feb 5, 9:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryA look back at some of Witness History's most memorable recent stories, including the man who invented the polio vaccine and how Hiroshima's trees became a symbol of survival.Mon, Jan 11, 1:30 amBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryA look back at some of Witness History's most memorable recent stories, including the man who invented the polio vaccine and how Hiroshima's trees became a symbol of survival.Sun, Jan 10, 4:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryA look back at some of Witness History's most memorable recent stories, including the man who invented the polio vaccine and how Hiroshima's trees became a symbol of survival.Sun, Jan 10, 12:30 amBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryA look back at some of Witness History's most memorable recent stories, including the man who invented the polio vaccine and how Hiroshima's trees became a symbol of survival.Sat, Jan 9, 8:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryA look back at some of Witness History's most memorable recent stories, including the man who invented the polio vaccine and how Hiroshima's trees became a symbol of survival.Sat, Jan 9, 1:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness History11/11. On Witness History - Tiananmen Square remembered in China, also how Britain pioneered an alternative to prison.Mon, Aug 31, 1:30 amBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness History11/11. On Witness History - Tiananmen Square remembered in China, also how Britain pioneered an alternative to prison.Sun, Aug 30, 9:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness History11/11. On Witness History - Tiananmen Square remembered in China, also how Britain pioneered an alternative to prison.Sun, Aug 30, 3:30 amBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness History11/11. On Witness History - Tiananmen Square remembered in China, also how Britain pioneered an alternative to prison.Sat, Aug 29, 9:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryWitness History hears from a survivor of the Khmer Rouge and the man who tried to find a cure for the common cold.Mon, Aug 17, 1:30 amBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryWitness History hears from a survivor of the Khmer Rouge and the man who tried to find a cure for the common cold.Sun, Aug 16, 9:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryWitness History hears from a survivor of the Khmer Rouge and the man who tried to find a cure for the common cold.Sun, Aug 16, 3:30 amBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryWitness History hears from a survivor of the Khmer Rouge and the man who tried to find a cure for the common cold.Sat, Aug 15, 9:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryWitness History hears from a survivor of the Khmer Rouge and the man who tried to find a cure for the common cold.Sat, Aug 15, 4:30 amBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryWitness History brings you an all-women special in which we go back 50 years to hear from the first black woman to become a head teacher.Mon, Aug 10, 1:30 amBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryWitness History brings you an all-women special in which we go back 50 years to hear from the first black woman to become a head teacher.Sun, Aug 9, 9:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryWitness History brings you an all-women special in which we go back 50 years to hear from the first black woman to become a head teacher.Sun, Aug 9, 3:30 amBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryWitness History brings you an all-women special in which we go back 50 years to hear from the first black woman to become a head teacher.Sat, Aug 8, 9:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryWitness History brings you an all-women special in which we go back 50 years to hear from the first black woman to become a head teacher.Sat, Aug 8, 4:30 amBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryExtraordinary moments in history as told by people who were there. This episode includes a look at the fall of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. [S]Wed, Aug 5, 2:30 amBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryExtraordinary moments in history as told by people who were there. This episode includes a look at the fall of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. [S]Sun, Aug 2, 9:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryExtraordinary moments in history as told by people who were there. This episode includes a look at the fall of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. [S]Sun, Aug 2, 3:30 amBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryExtraordinary moments in history as told by people who were there. This episode includes a look at the fall of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. [S]Sat, Aug 1, 9:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryExtraordinary moments in history as told by people who were there. This episode includes a look at the fall of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. [S]Sat, Aug 1, 4:30 amBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryThis month Razia Iqbal is at the British Academy in London to present five extraordinary art stories that have shaped our world.Sun, Mar 1, 4:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryThis month Razia Iqbal is at the British Academy in London to present five extraordinary art stories that have shaped our world.Sat, Feb 29, 2:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryExtraordinary moments in history as told by people who were there. This month includes a look at the fall of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. [S]Sun, Jan 26, 4:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryExtraordinary moments in history as told by people who were there. This month includes a look at the fall of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. [S]Sun, Jan 26, 12:30 amBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryExtraordinary moments in history as told by people who were there. This month includes a look at the fall of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. [S]Sat, Jan 25, 8:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryExtraordinary moments in history as told by people who were there. This month includes a look at the fall of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. [S]Sat, Jan 25, 2:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryExtraordinary moments in history as told by people who were there. This month includes a look at the fall of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. [S]Fri, Jan 24, 9:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryOur favourite stories this year. We go back to mission control in Houston for the moon landing and look at the radical equal rights laws for women in 1950s Tunisia.Wed, Jan 1, 7:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryOur favourite stories this year. We go back to mission control in Houston for the moon landing and look at the radical equal rights laws for women in 1950s Tunisia.Tue, Dec 31, 1:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryOur favourite stories this year. We go back to mission control in Houston for the moon landing and look at the radical equal rights laws for women in 1950s Tunisia.Mon, Dec 30, 5:30 amBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryThis month's Witness History comes from the Royal Academy in London, with Razia Iqbal. As part of the BBC's Crossing Divides season, we hear two perspectives on the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis. [S]Mon, Dec 2, 2:30 amBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryThis month's Witness History comes from the Royal Academy in London, with Razia Iqbal. As part of the BBC's Crossing Divides season, we hear two perspectives on the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis. [S]Sun, Dec 1, 2:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryThis month's Witness History comes from the Royal Academy in London, with Razia Iqbal. As part of the BBC's Crossing Divides season, we hear two perspectives on the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis. [S]Sun, Dec 1, 5:30 amBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryThis month's Witness History comes from the Royal Academy in London, with Razia Iqbal. As part of the BBC's Crossing Divides season, we hear two perspectives on the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis. [S]Sat, Nov 30, 8:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryThis month's Witness History comes from the Royal Academy in London, with Razia Iqbal. As part of the BBC's Crossing Divides season, we hear two perspectives on the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis. [S]Sat, Nov 30, 12:30 amBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryThe story of our times told by the people who were there.Sun, Oct 6, 4:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryThe story of our times told by the people who were there.Sat, Oct 5, 12:30 amBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryTiananmen Square remembered plus how Britain pioneered an alternative to prison.Sun, Sept 1, 2:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryTiananmen Square remembered plus how Britain pioneered an alternative to prison.Sun, Sept 1, 5:30 amBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryTiananmen Square remembered plus how Britain pioneered an alternative to prison.Sat, Aug 31, 2:30 pmBBC NEWS30 mins
Witness HistoryTiananmen Square remembered plus how Britain pioneered an alternative to prison.Sat, Aug 31, 2:30 amBBC NEWS30 mins