Point Of Departure

Key moments of the 20th Century, as recorded by journalist James Cameron.

Read by Nigel Cooke and abridged by Polly Coles.

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Key moments of the 20th Century, as recorded by journalist James Cameron.

Read by Nigel Cooke and abridged by Polly Coles.The extraordinary spectacle of the Atom bomb test at Bikini Atoll.

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An astonishing night in the Himalaya Hotel in Tibet.

A bizarre evening with the Tibetan aristocracy, rum and a lesson in how to execute Samba.

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A disturbing account of how James was at the forefront of a blistering attack at Inchon during a major offensive of the Korean war.

For some reason that no one could explain, the armed boat containing the journalists was the first to hit the shoreline under a deafening barrage.

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After a ten-year estrangement, James is summoned by Lord Beaverbrook to Monte Carlo.

His curiosity overwhelms his antipathy and he finds himself at dinner

with two unexpected guests - Aristotle Onassis and Sir Winston Churchill

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A trip to Albania, formerly closed to tourists and journalists alike.

Posing as a tourist, Cameron makes the mistake of wiring a brief message to his editor, after which, every moment of his stay is scrutinised by the Albanian Secret Police.