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The Young Benazir Bhutto
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What was Benazir Bhutto like as a young woman and why did she follow her father into politics? Victoria Schofield met her at Oxford university in the 1970s where they became friends for life. Published on November 16, 2010.

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Albert Luthuli Receives the Nobel Peace Prize
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When Chief Albert Luthuli won the Nobel Peace Prize he was living under a banning order in rural South Africa. His daughter Albertina talks to Witness. Also listen to archive recordings of his acceptance speech. He won the prize for advocating peaceful opposition to the Apartheid regime in South Africa. Picture: Albert Luthuli receives the Nobel Peace Prize in 1960, Credit: Keystone/Hulton Archive Published on October 5, 2013.

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Princess Diana and Panorama
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The week that Prince William chose to announce his engagement coincides with the anniversary of an interview that the late Princess Diana gave to the BBC TV programme Panorama. Published on November 19, 2010.

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Desegregation of US schools - 1960
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Ruby Bridges was just six years old when she became the focus of the American civil rights movement in November 1960. She was one of the first black children to go to a white elementary school. Her presence caused riots on the streets of New Orleans. There is language used in this programme which some listeners may find offensive. Published on November 12, 2010.

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Witness: Kindertransports
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In early December 1938 the first Kindertransport left Berlin, carrying jewish children out of Nazi Germany. They were taken to live in Britain - where thousands of children escaped the Holocaust. Published on December 3, 2010.

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Witness: Jamaican Slave Rebellion
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The story of a slave revolt that was brutally crushed by the British colonial authorities in 19th century Jamaica. Published on December 27, 2010.

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Witness: Lockerbie
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On 21 December 1988 an American passenger plane exploded in the skies above the small Scottish town of Lockerbie. Witness hears from one man who lived there - and who only just survived that night. Published on December 21, 2010.

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Witness: Georgia in crisis
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It is almost 20 years since the former Soviet republic of Georgia descended into political and economic chaos. Armed gangs roamed the streets of the capital Tbilisi as ordinary people tried to carry on with life. Published on December 22, 2010.

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Witness: Freddie Mercury's last days
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Just a few hours before he died, the rock star Freddie Mercury issued a public statement saying he was suffering from AIDS. Published on November 26, 2010.

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Witness: Obama in Indonesia
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As the US President visits Indonesia we take you back to the 1960s and the time he spent there as a child. Published on November 10, 2010.

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Witness: Argentina's Disappeared
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During the late 1970s and early 1980s thousands of mainly young, left-wing Argentines disappeared during military rule. Witness hears from one of the few survivors of ESMA - the most notorious detention camp. Published on December 13, 2010.

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Witness: El Salvador killings
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The killing of 4 American churchwomen in December 1980, brought to light the extent of the violence in El Salvador, and the ruthless military tactics used against the liberation theology wing of the Catholic church. Published on December 2, 2010.

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Witness: Suez invasion
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In November 1956 Britain and France tried to take back control of the Suez Canal after it had been nationalised by Egypt. Tony Bunce was a young English soldier who took part in the invasion. Published on November 8, 2010.

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Witness: Tomb of Tutankhamun
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The English archaeologist Howard Carter, had searched the Valley of the Kings for years hoping to find the tomb of Tutankhamun. In late November 1922 he finally made his breakthrough. Published on November 30, 2010.

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Witness: Burma elections
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As Burma prepares for elections this weekend - we take you back 20 years to the last time the Burmese went to vote. Published on November 5, 2010.

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Witness: Chiapas uprising
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On January 1 1994 an indigenous people's uprising began in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. The rebels called themselves Zapatistas.

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Witness: Hamlet
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When William Shakespeare wrote Hamlet - probably sometime around 1599 or 1600 - England was experiencing many of the same problems which beset its tragic hero.

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Witness: Syria and Assad
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It is 40 years since Hafez al Assad seized power in Syria. He ruled the country for 3 decades, and his son took over when he died.

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Witness: The Great Escape
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Witness talks to the last surviving participant in the Great Escape - the mass break out from a German prisoner of war camp in 1944.

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Witness: Jamaican Slave Rebellion
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The story of a slave revolt that was brutally crushed by the British colonial authorities in 19th century Jamaica.

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