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The Long View Episode guide

  1. WikiLeaks and State Secrets

    Jonathan Freedland looks at attitudes towards state secrets and freedom of information.

    First broadcast: 08 Feb 2011

  2. Policy Reversals

    Jonathan Freedland takes the long view of policy reversals in politics.

    First broadcast: 01 Feb 2011

  3. US Mid-term Elections

    Jonathan Freedland is in Washington DC to compare the mid-term elections of 2010 and 1982.

    First broadcast: 02 Nov 2010

  4. Military Leaks on Afghanistan

    Jonathan Freedland looks at the history of leaks from the military establishment.

    First broadcast: 26 Oct 2010

  5. Sport Betting Scandals

    Jonathan Freedland compares cricket's recent betting scandals with 18th century boxing.

    First broadcast: 19 Oct 2010

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  6. 12/10/2010

    Jonathan Freedland compares the present spending review with the 'Geddes Axe' of 1921-22.

    First broadcast: 12 Oct 2010

  7. British brands, American takeovers: Boots and Cadbury

    Jonathan Freedland takes the Long View of Kraft's takeover of Cadbury.

    First broadcast: 16 Mar 2010

  8. The Commemoration of the Fallen.

    Examining the changing culture and politics behind the commemoration of the fallen.

    First broadcast: 09 Mar 2010

  9. Football Goal Disputes

    Taking the long view of football authorities' response to calls for camera technlogy.

    First broadcast: 02 Mar 2010

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  10. National Debt

    The long view of national debt, from Waterloo to today's financial crisis.

    First broadcast: 23 Feb 2010

  11. Railways in Recession

    Jonathan Freedland examines the railways at a time of recession.

    First broadcast: 04 Aug 2009

  12. Policing Demonstrations

    Jonathan Freedland examines the policing of demonstrations.

    First broadcast: 28 Jul 2009

  13. Cardinal Richelieu and Lord Mandelson

    Jonathan Freedland and guests discuss the careers of Lord Mandelson and Cardinal Richelieu

    First broadcast: 14 Jul 2009

  14. Unemployment Camps

    Jonathan and his guests ask how governments can best help the unemployed.

    First broadcast: 07 Jul 2009

  15. House of Lords Reform

    Jonathan is joined by Billy Bragg to consider House of Lords reform now and in the 1600s.

    First broadcast: 03 Mar 2009

  16. Murder in Liverpool: Rhys Jones/Michael Burns

    The parallels between the murder of Rhys Jones in 2007 and another Liverpool child in 1883

    First broadcast: 24 Feb 2009

  17. New Brighton Tower Football Club

    Jonathan Freedland tells the story of the short-lived Victorian club New Brighton Tower.

    First broadcast: 17 Feb 2009

  18. The Creation of the Bank of England

    Jonathan Freedland explores the creation of the Bank of England in 1694.

    First broadcast: 10 Feb 2009

  19. Celebrity Chefs

    Comparing celebrity chefs with social agendas and Victorian chef Alexis Soyer.

    First broadcast: 16 Dec 2008

  20. Retail Difficulties: Gamages in 1930

    Jonathan considers what shops today can learn from the bleak festive season of 1930.

    First broadcast: 09 Dec 2008

  21. Airport Expansion/Railway Expansion

    The parallels between today's airport expansions and the mid-19th century railway boom.

    First broadcast: 02 Dec 2008

  22. Roosevelt's First 100 Days in Office

    Jonathan Freedland examines President Roosevelt's first 100 days in office.

    First broadcast: 25 Nov 2008

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  23. Public Health: The Pioneer Health Centre

    Jonathan Freedland recalls the establishment of the first Pioneer Health Centre in 1935.

    First broadcast: 27 Nov 2007

  24. Trust in the Media

    Jonathan Freedland takes the long view of trust in the media.

    First broadcast: 30 Oct 2007

  25. Banking Crisis: Northern Rock/Overend Gurney

    Jonathan Freedland takes the long view on the difficulties surrounding Northern Rock.

    First broadcast: 23 Oct 2007

  26. The UK's European Membership: 1975 Referendum

    Jonathan Freedland recalls Harold Wilson's 1975 referendum on the UK's European membership

    First broadcast: 16 Oct 2007

  27. Overcrowded Prisons

    The origins of the overcrowding crisis in the UK's prisons lay in the late 18th century.

    First broadcast: 09 Oct 2007

  28. Overstretched Generals

    Jonathan Freedland compares past and present military campaigns.

    First broadcast: 06 Feb 2007

  29. Terrorism/Francis Drake

    Was Sir Francis Drake the Osama Bin Laden of his day?

    First broadcast: 26 Feb 2002

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