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8 Jun. 1986
The Road to War
In Hollywood, Peter France re-discovers a classic documentary of the 30s. In 1936, two young men trying to make their way in Hollywood were brought together by their hatred of Fascism. Where most of their compatriots supported Fascism or preferred not to know, Irving Allen and Herbert Bregstein were exceptional in seeing the dangers ahead and trying to do something about it. Using all their own time and money, they made a film. The Road to War used newsreel to try to alert the American people to the mounting horror of war in China, Ethiopia, Italy, Germany, Austria ...
 
11 Nov. 1986
A Medieval Affair
An investigation into what life was like in Medieval England when the Domesday Book was completed.
 
2 Jun. 2010
Atlantis: The Evidence
Historian Bettany Hughes is amongst a growing number of leading experts who believe that Plato's story of Atlantis was inspired by a real historical event - the eruption in the Bronze Age of a massive volcano on the Aegean island of Thera, today better known as Santorini. Bettany presents evidence to support this theory, including the latest scientific findings, which show that the Thera eruption was much bigger than previously thought. And just like Atlantis, Thera was home to an amazing civilisation. Archaeologists have uncovered on the island a lost world - a ...
 

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