History

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    Video caption: Heritage explorers document lost history on Youtube

    Paul & Rebecca Whitewick document industrial history for Youtube.

  2. Buddhists and death row

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    Video caption: How criminals facing the death penalty in the USA found peace

    How criminals facing the death penalty in the USA found self-acceptance through Buddhism.

  3. The 'strike' in space

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    Video caption: How three astronauts on the Skylab space station fell out with mission control

    What happened when three astronauts on the Skylab space station fell out with mission control

  4. The History of Chocolate (Radio Edit)

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    Video caption: Greg Jenner and his guests explore the culinary and cultural history of chocolate.

    Greg Jenner is joined by chocolate historian Alex Hutchinson and TV legend Richard Osman to explore the culinary and cultural history of chocolate.

  5. The building of the Aswan Dam

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    Video caption: One of the largest dams in the world, the Aswan High Dam in Egypt was completed in 1970

    One of the largest dams in the world - the Aswan High Dam in Egypt - was completed in 1970. We look at the cost of the dam to the region's people and antiquities.

  6. What if...? Tom's Marvellous Musical Multiverse

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    Video caption: Tom Service laments and consoles with some of the great 'what ifs' of music history.

    Tom Service laments and consoles with some of the great 'what ifs' of music history.

  7. Satyajit Ray - India's master of film

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    Video caption: An actor's memories of working with the Bengali director on the classic Apu trilogy

    An actor's memories of working with the Bengali director on the classic Apu trilogy of films

  8. The Sound of Music

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    Video caption: The real story behind the heart-warming musical released in 1965

    The real story behind the heart-warming musical released in 1965

  9. The Great Dictator

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    Video caption: Charlie Chaplin's classic satirical film about Adolf Hitler was released in 1940

    Charlie Chaplin's classic satirical film about Adolf Hitler and fascism was released in 1940