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Witness

The story of our times told by the people who were there. We take listeners back in time to key events in history - featuring a witness to the event, archive material and hear from historians.

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Programmes:
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coming up (111)
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    Elian Gonzalez

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    The little boy caught in the middle of a tug-of-war between Miami and Havana

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    1. President Kennedy's Visit to Ireland

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      President Kennedy's emotional visit to Ireland shortly before his assassination in 1963

    2. Fermat's Last Theorem

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      Solving the problem which had intrigued mathematicians for centuries

    3. Operation Barbarossa

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      An eyewitness account of the launch of Nazi Germany's attack on the Soviet Union

    4. Australian evacuee

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      During WWII British children were sent away from the cities to escape German bombs

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Have you experienced the Iranian revolution or the air-bombing of Dresden? Email us your own stories of witnessing history on witness@bbc.co.uk.

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