The BBC World Service presents remarkable stories of women's history, told by the women who were there. Selected from its Witness program, audiences will hear moving, inspiring and even outrageous stories about a few of the most important women in living memory.
They'll hear recollections from Eleanor Roosevelt's granddaughter, meet a woman who ran a secret school for girls in Afghanistan under the Taliban, and retrace the astounding journey taken by the remains of one of Latin America's most popular female politicians.
Go back in time to key events in history and hear the story of our times told by the people who were there.
Witness features first-hand accounts, archive material and insight from historians. Hosted by various BBC World Service presenters.
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Preview audio available: February 22, 2019
Promo spot available: February 22, 2019
Program and rundown available: February 28, 2019
March 1-31, 2019, with multiple airings permitted.
Available to all APM affiliates; subscription to the APM Celebrates package is not required for carriage. Affiliate stations may carry this program multiple times before March 31, 2019. The program must be carried in its entirety. No excerpting is permitted. Simulcast streaming rights are available for this program. Prior to carrying this program, stations must contact their American Public Media Station Relations Representative.
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