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  1. Series 7

    Peter Snow presents a history series in which stories are provided by archive newspapers

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  2. The Glasgow Herald, January 4, 1936.

    Charles Lindbergh arrives in the UK in 1936, after his son's kidnap and murder.

    First broadcast: 23 Jan 2008

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  3. The Illustrated London News, June 11, 1842.

    The Illustrated London News of June 1842 reports on the British army's retreat from Kabul.

    First broadcast: 16 Jan 2008

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  4. The Guardian, October 30, 1975

    The Guardian, October 30, 1975. Dutch elm disease ravages the British countryside.

    First broadcast: 09 Jan 2008

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  5. The Penny London Post, 1749.

    The Penny London Post reports on the Royal Fireworks in London's Green Park in 1749.

    First broadcast: 02 Jan 2008

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  6. 25/01/2013

    Peter Snow visits Paris to recreate the 1889 event which gave the world the Eiffel Tower.

    First broadcast: 25 Jan 2013

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  7. The Glorious Revolution

    Peter Snow uses a 1688 newspaper to describe the last successful invasion of this country.

    First broadcast: 18 Jan 2013

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  8. Sinking of the Titanic Special

    Peter Snow looks again at the Titanic disaster via the pages of the London Evening News.

    First broadcast: 11 Apr 2012

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  9. Prince Albert

    A Random Edition Special marking the 150th anniversary of the death of Prince Albert.

    First broadcast: 14 Dec 2011

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  10. Pearl Harbor

    Peter Snow with a Random Edition Special to mark the 70th anniversary of Pearl Harbour.

    First broadcast: 07 Dec 2011

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  11. The Random Edition Festival of Britain Special

    Peter Snow explores a 1951 Daily Mail to bring alive the start of the Festival of Britain.

    First broadcast: 04 May 2011

  12. 1961 First Man in Space 50th Anniversary Special

    Random Edition Special to mark the 50th anniversary of Gagarin's first manned spaceflight.

    First broadcast: 11 Apr 2011

  13. 350th Anniversary of the Restoration Special

    Peter Snow retells the story of Charles II's Restoration via the pages of a 1660 newspaper

    First broadcast: 07 May 2010

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  14. Outbreak of War Special

    Peter Snow revisits the pages of The Guardian for September 4, 1939.

    First broadcast: 02 Sep 2009

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  15. The Penny London Post, April 27, 1749

    Royal Fireworks in London's Green Park.

    First broadcast: 24 Jun 2008

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  16. The News of the World, Sunday 26 June 1887

    Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee celebrations saw a procession through London.

    First broadcast: 17 Jun 2008

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  17. The Western Mail General Strike Edition, 12 May 1926

    Was this the day when the strikers were betrayed by their leaders?

    First broadcast: 10 Jun 2008

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  18. The Parliamentary Intelligencer: May 1660

    Charles II returns to London, 11 years after his father's execution.

    First broadcast: 03 Jun 2008

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