Faced with the threat of war in Europe, Neville Chamberlain flew to Germany in September 1938 to negotiate peace with Hitler over Nazi Germany’s annexation of Czechoslovakia.

First broadcast:
17 October 2007

Start a debate on Britain's policy of appeasement in the lead up to World War II. This could form part of a useful discussion on how hindsight can influence our view of events. Produce a series of spectrum of opinion diagrams that show how different sections of British society felt about appeasement at different times.