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The story of our times told by the people who were there.
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The Aberfan Disaster
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On 21st October 1966, tragedy struck a village in Wales when a landslide of coal waste engulfed a primary school. 144 people, most of them children, were killed. Rob Walker introduces interviews and reports from the BBC archive to commemorate the disaster.
Photo: Rescue workers trying to reach children trapped in Pantglas Junior school. Credit: Press Association.
Rated 5 out of
BBC Does a Fine Job...
This podcast gives eyewitness accounts of famous events in 20th Century history, and is so educational and enlightening! The witnesses were either taped years ago and retrieved from the BBC archives, or the persons are still living and give their testimony. Really interesting!
Date published: 2014-07-30