A special hour-long edition of Witness History from the BBC World Service. Remarkable stories of women’s history, told by the women who were there. Selected from the BBC’s Witness History program, we hear moving, inspiring and even outrageous stories about a few of the most important women in living memory.

Segments include: Fighting for the pill in Japan, The Jane Fonda Workout, The Guerilla Girls: The women who launched an anonymous poster campaign against sexism and racism in the 1980s art world, Our Bodies, Ourselves: The story of a radical book about women's health and sexuality, Iraq's pioneering feminist

About Witness

Go back in time to key events in history and hear the story of our times told by the people who were there. Witness History features first-hand accounts, archive material and insight from historians.


One hour

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Preview audio available: February 19, 2021
Promo spot available: February 19, 2021
Program rundown available: February 26, 2021
Date content will be uploaded: February 26, 2021


Broadcast Window

March 1, 2021 - March 31, 2021

Broadcast Rights

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 April 1, 2021. 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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