This Day in History: Asian Tsunami
There are some global events of such impact that they stay with us forever. They are so important that we sit up and pay attention as they are happening: we sit glued to the television we pour over newspapers we frantically search out more information to understand. This series looks at some of the most shocking events of the 20th and early 21st Century analysing how the news of their occurrence spread across the globe and what impact they had on the modern world. This episode discusses the December 26, 2004 tsunami in Indonesia.