Includes sections on the Cuban missile crisis of l962 and the 'Evil Empire' of the 1980s.
Includes sections on Berlin 1945-48 and the U2 spy plane and arms race of 1956-60.
A look at why Germany fell into the hands of Hitler.
Includes a look at the criticism of the Treaty of Versailles.
How industrialisation changed the day-to-day lives of the British people.
Did the World Wars change Britain? Has the nature of poverty changed?
Includes a look at what life was like in the trenches.
Archive material illustrates the wartime life of the fictitious Ellis family.
Reconstructing the day-to-day experience of a field hand on a Caribbean island.
A focus on how soldiers endured life in the First World War.
The programme for schools investigates what life was like in the trenches.