1/3 In 1914, intellectuals and authors were soon seen as crucial to the war effort.
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Rory Bremner in conversation with his friend and collaborator the late John Fortune.
1/3 Migrants from the Indian subcontinent recall coming to the UK in the '50s with just £3.
In 1948 Ghana was rocked by riots following the killing of Ghanaian WW2 veterans
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How will Uruguay’s legalisation of marijuana impact drug addiction?
In 1986, two Soviet space probes intercepted Halley's Comet
2/3 Ed Stourton finds out if the Battle of Luding Bridge lives up to its mythical status.
In 1970 feminists stormed the stage at the Miss World pageant in London.
Matthew Sweet celebrates the life and work of composer Delia Derbyshire.
What role do accountants play in managing modern Britain? Simon Cox investigates.