Bridget Kendall tells the story of the divisive 1948 general election in Italy.
The writers and artists who took part in cultural missions during the Spanish Civil War.
For Radio 4's Cold War season, Gordon Corera examines CIA attempts to subvert Albania.
Bridget Kendall tells the story of the Communist takeover of Czechoslovakia in 1948.
In 1999, after 20 years of restoration work, the masterpiece was revealed to the public.
The story of the Greek Civil War in the words of some of those who were there.
It is 45 years since the multibillion-dollar coffee company opened in Seattle in the USA.
The first catastrophic ten minutes of the Battle of the Somme, described by survivors.
On 1 July 2004, Saddam Hussein made his first appearance in a Baghdad courtroom.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of the idea of sovereignty.