1984 - A child killed by the poisonous gas leak in the Union Carbide chemical plant disaster. (Pablo Bartholomew) Haunting and sad.
The man who saved the world... 50 years ago, at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, second-in-command Vasilli Arkhipov of the Soviet submarine B-59 refused to agree with his Captain's order to launch nuclear torpedos against US warships and setting off what might well have been a terminal superpower nuclear war. His story is finally being told - the BBC is airing a documentary on it.
A Writer's Resource - 4000 years of history in one map