January 17, 2020
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World news PlaylistsHome14 January 2020|HistoryBBC ReelPlaylist6 videos32:08Unheard OfExtraordinary stories of everyday people whose life somehow changed the course of history.
From the Soviet officer who prevented a nuclear catastrophe to the Dutch teenage sisters who defied the Nazi occupation, this BBC Reel playlist opens new windows onto the past and changes the way we look at big historical events.NOW WATCHINGHistoryThree girls in resistanceDuring WW2, the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands turned three teenage girls into fierce resistance fighters.Now PlayingNEXT UPHistoryThe night the world almost almost endedIn 1983, Soviet officer Stanislav Petrov had thirty minutes to decide the fate of humanity.Watch nowPhotographyThe secret of a murdered priestFor decades, the iconic portrait of a priest murdered in the Spanish Civil War hid an unexpected secret.Watch nowHistoryThe myth of breast-baring piratesBEST OF 2019: Anne Bonny was one of the few women pirates in the 18th Century.Watch nowHistoryThe case of the stolen frescoesAn international crime investigation puts the ancient Italian city of Matera on the world stage.Watch nowHistoryThe original Fyre FestivalFifty years ago, the Altamont festival became famous for all the wrong reasons.Watch now
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