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Last communist march before Hitler
On 25 January 1933 the last legal communist march was held in Berlin.
Just a few days later Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany.
Soon the Communist Party was banned and the Nazi grip on power was complete.
Eric Hobsbawm was a schoolboy communist at the time. He spoke to Andrew Whitehead in 2012.
(Photo: Communist rally 1932. Credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Facial reconstruction: From mummy to murder
In 1975, British forensic artist Richard Neave used a pile of modelling clay, two prosthetic eyes and a woman’s wig to reconstruct the face of an Egyptian mummy.
It was to be the start of a 40-year career recreating the faces of the dead using the pioneering ‘Manchester technique’ that he invented.
And as his reputation spread worldwide, the police came calling. They needed Richard’s skills to help catch a killer, as he told Jane Wilkinson.
(Photo: Richard Neave in 2012. Credit: Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)
Inuit children taken from families
In the early 1960s, the Canadian government launched an experimental programme to take academically promising Inuit children from their homes to be educated in Canada’s cities.
The aim was to produce administrators who could spearhead development in the north of the country, but the project came at a great cost for the children and their families.
Adamie Kalingo, born and raised in Nunavik, Northern Quebec, speaks to Maria Margaronis about being taken away at the age of 12 in 1964, his years living with a white family in Ottawa, and his eventual return.
(Photo: Adamie Kalingo in 1963. Credit: Maureen Bus)
The first Indian woman to conquer Everest
As a child, Bachendri Pal never dreamt of conquering mountains but a chance meeting with a climber changed all that.
She applied for a mountaineering course and was chosen to be part of India’s first mixed-gender team to climb Mount Everest.
On the journey, she faced icy winds, freezing temperatures and an avalanche that destroyed the camp.
But finally, on 23 May 1984, Bachendri became the first Indian woman to reach the summit of Everest. It was an achievement that changed her life, as she told Jane Wilkinson.
(Photo: Bachendri Pal, pictured on right, on Everest 1984. Credit: Sonam Paljor)
Tragedy on Everest
Michael Groom is one of the survivors of a tragic climbing expedition to Mount Everest in Nepal.
In 2010, Jonny Hogg spoke to Michael Groom about the moments that went badly wrong when a storm struck the world's highest mountain on 10 May 1996.
(Photo: Michael Groom on Everest in 1993. Credit: Guy Cotter)