Jonathan Freedland focuses on Hillary Clinton and pioneering political women from history.
11/20 A tabloid history of Shakespeare's England, told via contemporary accounts of murder plots
Melvyn Bragg observes the decline of RP alongside an increasing pride in regional accents.
5/5 Stanley is determined to continue Livingstone's quest to find the source of the Nile.
WWI veterans describe siege conditions, starvation and surrender in Kut-Al-Amara.
Bridget Kendall presents a new oral history of the early turning points in the Cold War.
Bridget Kendall hears from witnesses to the Cuban Missile Crisis.
4/5 David Livingstone aims to solve the mystery of the Nile's source once and for all.
The recollections of soldiers who returned home for a brief period of leave in 1915.
Three stories of escaping from East Berlin, before and after the Berlin Wall went up.