Vanessa Collingridge presents the series exploring ordinary people's links with the past.
14/20 Neil MacGregor examines religious relics from the 14th and 15th centuries.
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The little known story of a Cold War secret army.
Mike Thomson investigates how Whitehall undermined democracy in British Guiana.
13/20 Neil MacGregor explores the great status symbols of taste and power around 700 years ago.
4/4 Chris Ledgard explores the political background to the building of the Humber Bridge.
Mike Thomson explores claims that the poisoning of a French town in 1951 was an LSD trial.
12/20 The traders, pilgrims and raiders who swept across Europe and Asia from the 9th century.
3/4 The rise of the ostrich investment mania of the 1990s - and why it all went so badly wrong
What happened to the toxic chemicals released in the Piper Alpha oil disaster in 1988?
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