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  1. 08/03/2010

    Mike Thomson investigates Britain's secret involvement in the North Yemen Civil War.

    First broadcast: 08 Mar 2010

  2. Churchill and Spain in World War 2

    Mike Thomson on Churchill's desperate efforts to keep Spain out of the Second World War.

    First broadcast: 30 Nov 2009

  3. 23/11/2009

    Mike Thomson investigates Britain's role during the 1970 coup in oil-rich Oman.

    First broadcast: 23 Nov 2009

  4. 16/11/2009

    How Harold Macmillan misled parliament in 1960 over claims of war prisoner brainwashing.

    First broadcast: 16 Nov 2009

  5. 06/04/2009

    Why black soldiers in the French army were denied the glory of liberating Paris in 1944.

    First broadcast: 06 Apr 2009

  6. Leyland Buses, Cuba and the CIA

    Mike examines allegations that the CIA sabotaged a shipment of buses from Britain to Cuba.

    First broadcast: 30 Mar 2009

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  7. BBC Bias and the Iranian Revolution

    Uncovering papers which accused the BBC of biased reporting of the Iranian revolution.

    First broadcast: 23 Mar 2009

  8. Britain's Cuban Missile Crisis

    Mike examines the events surrounding a massacre of Allied POWs by the Japanese in 1943.

    First broadcast: 25 Sep 2008

  9. The Case of the Suez Maru

    Mike examines the events surrounding a massacre of Allied POWs by the Japanese in 1943.

    First broadcast: 18 Sep 2008

  10. The Doomsday Document

    In 1974, Harold Wilson drew up a plan to separate Northern Ireland from the rest of the UK

    First broadcast: 11 Sep 2008

  11. Stop Pakistan

    What actions did America contemplate to prevent Pakistan from becoming a nuclear power?

    First broadcast: 04 Feb 2008

  12. BBC Broadcasts from the Bunker

    The BBC devised a programme schedule to be transmitted in the event of a nuclear attack.

    First broadcast: 28 Jan 2008

  13. Operation Safe Haven

    In 1948, a KLM representative asked Swiss police to ease travel restrictions for Germans.

    First broadcast: 21 Jan 2008

  14. A Date with Bevin

    Series using documentary evidence to throw new light on past events.

    First broadcast: 11 Apr 2007

  15. Kenya's Bloody Summer

    A tale of murder and cover-up by the British Army in Kenya 50 years ago.

    First broadcast: 28 Mar 2007

  16. The Woman Who Never Was

    Mike Thomson re-visits a document that split the country in two.

    First broadcast: 07 Mar 2007

  17. The Marriage Cordiale

    The extraordinary tale of the 1956 French offer to merge Britain and France into one.

    First broadcast: 28 Feb 2007

  18. Franco's British Friends

    Mark Thompson uncovers evidence of British aid to Franco during the Spanish Civil War.

    First broadcast: 29 Jan 2007

  19. Dad's Revolutionary Army

    Mike Thomson examines the origins of Britain' s wartime Home Guard.

    First broadcast: 05 Sep 2005

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