Historic Documentaries: From Steve Biko to the Birmingham Six

Some interesting episodes from Granada Television’s famous documentary series World in Action.

End of a Revolution? (11 December 1967) – revolution and the death of Che Guevara.

The Quiet Mutiny (28 September 1970) – John Pilger on Vietnam.

Death of a Revolutionary (27 September 1971) – revolves around the murder of George Jackson, a member of the Black Panther Party.

The Life and Death of Steve Biko (3 October 1977) – apartheid in South Africa and the fight to end it.

The Birmingham Six: Their Own Story (18 March 1991)

The Demonstration (18 March 1968) – anti-Vietnam war protest outside the US embassy in London

The Siege of Kontum (5 June 1972) – pre-modern tribal people caught up in the Vietnam war.

Banged Up (2 April 1979) – life in Strangeways prison, Manchester.

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