Contemporary History

Episodes

TitleComments
Genome: [r4 Bd=19671011]

4: The Rise of Hitter

An account of the German dictator's rise to power from the early 1930s to the Austrian Anschluss.

Compiled by Maurice Whitbread

Genome: [r4 Bd=19671018]

5: Munich

A review of the now notorious agreement which ceded the Sudetenland to Germany

Compiled by Philip Holland

Genome: [r4 Bd=19671025]

5: MUNICH

A review of the now notorious agreement which ceded the Sudetenland to Germany

Compiled by Philip Holland

Genome: [r4 Bd=19671101]

6: The Battle of Britain

A programme on the struggle for mastery of the air in 1940 Compiled by Michael Smee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19671108]

7: Blitzkrieg

The story of the German bombing of British cities in 1940 and 1941 Compiled by Michael Smee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19671115]

8: D-Day

A programme about the Allied landings in Normandy on June 6. 1944.

Compiled by Robert Reid

Genome: [r4 Bd=19671122]

9: Hiroshima

A programme on the dropping of the atomic bomb on August 6, 1945.

Compiled by Barry Carman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19671129]

10: Berlin

The Berlin crisis of 1948 and its significance in the Cold War.

Compiled by Robert Reid

Genome: [r4 Bd=19680117]

1: Mao Tse-tung

Written by Richard Harris

Genome: [r4 Bd=19680124]

2: The U.N. and the Korean War

Written by Philip Holland

Genome: [r4 Bd=19680131]

3: McCarthy

A study of the career of the U.S. Senator and the ' red scare ' in America during the early 1950s.

Script by Stuart Evans

Genome: [r4 Bd=19680207]

4: Early Space Flight

ALAN EREIFRA introduces a survey of man's early efforts to conquer space

Genome: [r4 Bd=19680214]

t5: Hungary, 1956

A survey of the events which took place in Hungary in late 1956 when the Hungarian people tried to achieve greater freedom from Soviet control.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19680221]

5: Hungary, 1956

Genome: [r4 Bd=19680228]

6: The Cuban Crisis, 1962

Script by Alan Ereira

Genome: [r4 Bd=19680306]

7: The Cold War Today

An up-to-the-minute survey of the relations between the Western and the Communist powers.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19680313]

8: Henry Ford

A study of the American magnate and the significance of his ideas on the daily life of millions

Script by Peter Deeley

Produced by Alan Erelra

Genome: [r4 Bd=19680320]

9: The Motor Car in Britain

The problems and pleasures of road transport in Britain today.

Written and narrated by Peter Deeley

Motoring reporter of The Observer

Produced by Alan Ereira

Genome: [r4 Bd=19680327]

10: Computers. What they can do for you, and to you

† Written and narrated by ALAN EREIRA

Genome: [r4 Bd=19680501]

1: Hitler and the Jews

A study of the social roots of genocide

Written and narrated by Philip HOLLAND

Genome: [r4 Bd=19680508]

2: The Arab-Israel War

A study of six days in June 1967 during a twenty-one-year war.

Written by Martin Short

Genome: [r4 Bd=19680515]

3: Gandhi

A study of non-violent resistance

Written by Michael Edwardes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19680522]

4: The Partition of India

A survey of the relations between Moslem and Hindu communities around the time of partition.

Written and narrated by JOHN TUSA

Genome: [r4 Bd=19680529]

5: The Independence of Ghana A study of the birth of African Nationalism.

Written by Kaye Whiteman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19680612]

6: Apartheid in South Africa

Compiled by Michael Smee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19680619]

7: The Civil Rights Movement in the U.S.A.

Written by Jeremy Gibson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19680626]

8. Human Rights and Group Prejudice

Twenty years after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, what rights do people have?

Written by Maurice Whitbread

Genome: [r4 Bd=19680925]

1: Trie Russian Revolution

The events which drastically altered the course of world history.

Compiled by Philip Holland

Genome: [r4 Bd=19681002]

2: The General Strike

A description of the social upheaval caused by mass insecurity.

Compiled by Jeremy Gibson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19681009]

3: The Depression

A programme on the causes and effects of mass unemployment between the two world wars.

Compiled by Maurice Whitbread

Genome: [r4 Bd=19681016]

4: The Rise of Hitler

An account of the German dictator's rise to power from the early 1930s to the Austrian Anschluss.

Compiled by Maurice Whitbread

Genome: [r4 Bd=19681030]

5: Munich

A review of the agreement which ceded the Sudetenland to Germany.

Compiled by Philip Holland

Genome: [r4 Bd=19681106]

6: The Battle of Britain

A programme on the struggle for mastery of the air in 1940. Compiled by Michael Smee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19681113]

7: Blitzkrieg

The story of the German bombing of British cities in 1940 and 1941. Compiled by Michael Smee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19681120]

8: D-Day

A programme about the Allied landings in Normandy on June 6, 1944

Compiled by Robert Reid

Genome: [r4 Bd=19681204]

10: Berlin

The Berlin crisis of 1948 and Its significance in the Cold War.

Compiled by Robert Reid

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690115]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19690122]

2: The U.N. and the Korean War

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690129]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19690205]

4: Early Space Flight

ALAN EREIRA introduces a survey of man's early efforts to conquer space

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690212]

5: Hungary, 1956

A survey of the events which took place in Hungary in late 1956 when the Hungarian people tried to achieve greater freedom from Soviet control.

Script by Stuart Evans

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690219]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19690305]

8: The Cold War fodau

An up-to-the-minute survey of the relations between the Western and the Communist powers.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690312]

9: Henry Ford

A study of the American magnate and the significance of his ideas on the daily life of millions.

Written by Peter Deeley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690319]

10: The motor car in Britain

The problems and pleasures of road transport in Britain today.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690326]

11: Computers

What computers can do for you and to you

Written and narrated by ALAN EREIRA

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690507]

2: The Arab-Israeli War of 1967 by MARTIN SHORT

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690514]

3: Gundhi: a study of non-violent resistance

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690521]

4: The Partition of India

A survey of the relations between Moslem and Hindu communities around the time of partition

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690604]

5: The Independence of Ghana

A study of the birth of African nationalism

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690611]

6: Apartheid in South Africa

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690618]

7: The Civil Rights Movement in the U.SA.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690625]

8: Human Rights and Group Prejudice