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  1. Professor, Consultant Historian

    To mark International Women’s Day, we asked Professor Maggie Andrews, consultant historian to Radio 4’s Home Front to explore the changing role of women in WW1.

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  2. Historian

    Remembering Churchill’s Funeral

    David Cannadine, presenter of ‘Churchill’s Other Lives’ remembers Churchill’s funeral 50 years ago.

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  3. Historically, the N-word – one of the most hated and hateful in the English language – has been associated with the USA.  Archive Hour producer Colin Grant explores the legacy of this controversial and hateful word.

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  4. The Talmud, of which I had the merest knowledge, proved to be a revelation in many ways.

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  5. In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.

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  6. Gwyneth Williams outlines Radio 4’s plans for World War One programmes this summer. We'll have Home Front, an ambitious drama with more than 500 episodes, and factual programmes that will help listeners feel something new and insightful about the period leading up to war.

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