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1973: Oil shock
The story of the 1973 oil shock, a turning point in 20th-century economics and geopolitics
1974: Nixon resigns
Elizabeth Drew on the impact of Watergate and Richard Nixon's resignation on America.
How crucial developments from this remarkable decade shaped the world we live in now.
1975: Europe referendum
Stephen Wall on Britain's referendum on membership of the European Economic Community.
1976: Borrowing into the future
Peter Jay on the financial crisis that led Britain to borrow billions from the IMF.
The story of the Apple II personal computer, launched in 1977, and its legacy.
Ruth Deech on IVF, the developments it made possible and what the future may hold.
Writer Narguess Farzad explores the impact of the 1979 revolution in Iran.