The Witness

A look at some of the key moments of the 20th century as seen by the ordinary people who were there

There are 7 videos in this series.

5 mins Holocaust - Auschwitz
A survivor gives an eye witness account of the conditions in the death camp Auschwitz during World War II.
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5 mins Adolf Hitler
An account of Adolf Hitler's rise to power as seen through the eyes of a teenager.
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5 mins Hiroshima
A survivor of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima relives her experiences of that day.
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5 mins The Berlin Wall
An East German soldier recounts the part he played in the construction of the Berlin Wall.
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5 mins Wall Street Crash
An American relives his experiences of what life was like after the Wall Street Crash of 1929.
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5 mins Tiananmen Square
The notorious events surrounding the student protests in China's Tiananmen Square are recounted by an activist who took part in them.
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5 mins The Internet
Paul Baran talks about how he conceived some of the key building blocks for the creation of the internet.
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