The History Hour

By BBC World Service

What's The History Hour about?

An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.

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The first woman in the US S...


Sandra Day O'Connor was appointed to America's top court in 1981. She'd been nominated by newly-elected Republican president Ronald Reagan. Also in the programme: an eye-witness on the beaches during the failed Bay of Pigs invasion in Cuba, the worm ...

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