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Witness HistoryIn 1971, a female architect called Chu Ming Silveira created Brazil's iconic egg-shaped telephone booth, OrelhÄao. More than 50,000 of the booths were installed across Brazil.Sat, Jun 15, 3:50 amBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryIn May 1957, the American singer Paul Robeson used a new transatlantic telephone line called TAT-1 to perform a concert from New York to an audience in London.Sun, Jun 16, 5:00 pmBBC Radio 410 mins
Witness HistoryIn 1955, a small Icelandic airline, Loftleioir Icelandic, slashed the cost of flying across the Atlantic.Mon, Jun 17, 8:50 amBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryIn 1955, a small Icelandic airline, Loftleioir Icelandic, slashed the cost of flying across the Atlantic.Mon, Jun 17, 12:50 pmBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryIn 1955, a small Icelandic airline, Loftleioir Icelandic, slashed the cost of flying across the Atlantic.Mon, Jun 17, 6:50 pmBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryIn 1955, a small Icelandic airline, Loftleioir Icelandic, slashed the cost of flying across the Atlantic.Tue, Jun 18, 3:50 amBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryHistory as told by the people who were there.Tue, Jun 18, 8:50 amBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryHistory as told by the people who were there.Tue, Jun 18, 12:50 pmBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryHistory as told by the people who were there.Tue, Jun 18, 6:50 pmBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryHistory as told by the people who were there.Wed, Jun 19, 3:50 amBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryWhen Pedro Zaragoza was appointed mayor of Benidorm in 1950, he set about transforming the little town. Now millions of tourists visit every year.Wed, Jun 19, 8:50 amBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryWhen Pedro Zaragoza was appointed mayor of Benidorm in 1950, he set about transforming the little town. Now millions of tourists visit every year.Wed, Jun 19, 12:50 pmBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryWhen Pedro Zaragoza was appointed mayor of Benidorm in 1950, he set about transforming the little town. Now millions of tourists visit every year.Wed, Jun 19, 6:50 pmBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryWhen Pedro Zaragoza was appointed mayor of Benidorm in 1950, he set about transforming the little town. Now millions of tourists visit every year.Thu, Jun 20, 3:50 amBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryHow a strip of secluded Mexican island was transformed into one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world. CancÂun now welcomes more 20 million guests every year.Thu, Jun 20, 8:50 amBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryHow a strip of secluded Mexican island was transformed into one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world. CancÂun now welcomes more 20 million guests every year.Thu, Jun 20, 12:50 pmBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryHow a strip of secluded Mexican island was transformed into one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world. CancÂun now welcomes more 20 million guests every year.Thu, Jun 20, 6:50 pmBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryThe story of our times told by the people who were there.Fri, Jun 21, 8:50 amBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryThe story of our times told by the people who were there.Fri, Jun 21, 12:50 pmBBC World Sv.10 mins
Witness HistoryThe story of our times told by the people who were there.Fri, Jun 21, 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