Martha Kearney reviews the release of secret government files from the mid 1980s.
Striking workers and students filled the streets calling for an end to British rule.
10/10 The extraordinary events of Christmas 1914, when troops briefly called a ceasefire.
Jonathan Freedland looks at the current fashion for recording our lives on social media.
Drummer Jimmy Cobb recalls playing with Miles Davis on the album that changed jazz forever
5/5 Bettany Hughes considers virtue in her archaeology of philosophy.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss philosophical approaches to truth.
4/5 Bettany Hughes pursues nemesis on the streets of ancient Athens.
3/5 Bettany Hughes examines irony in her archaeology of philosophy.
Sarah Richardson discovers a document which shows that women in Lichfield voted in 1843.
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