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92Rewind: "Gazing down into the gutter"

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 May 2010
Watch BBC news footage from the 1992 election where hung parliaments and more were focused on.

Listen to: The Suffragettes

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Listen to: The Suffragettes Copyrighted image Credit: photos.com
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 14 Jan 2008
The Suffragettes have got a reputation as a largely peaceful movement - but they were prepared to go much further.

The Things We Forgot To Remember - The Suffragettes

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Dec 2007
Michael Portillo and guests go in search of the true story of the Suffragettes for the BBC/OU series The Things We Forgot to Remember

The making of Wreckers 10: The appeal of the House of Lords

The making of Wreckers 10: The appeal of the House of Lords Creative commons image Credit: peprice under CC-BY-NC-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Apr 2007
Preparing for the series on wreckers, the Timewatch team consult ancient documents in the public archives at Kew and the House of Lords.

From Slavery to Freedom

From Slavery to Freedom Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 25 Jul 2005
James Walvin, Professor of History at the University of York, outlines the story of the abolition of the slave trade.

The Big Question: What is democracy?

The Big Question: What is democracy? Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Dec 2004
It is the most widespread political system in the world. It is over 2000 years old, and it can have presidents, prime ministers and even kings and...

Paine: The expert view

Paine: The expert view Copyrighted image Credit: Controlled
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 21 Oct 2004
Geoff Andrews explores the life and legacy of Thomas Paine, polemicist, republican and democrat.

The English Civil War: The Breakdown - Introduction

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The English Civil War: The Breakdown - Introduction Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Tristram Hunt introduces the second section of the Civil War: The Breakdown of relationships in the nations.

The English Civil War: Total War- 1644 - 1646 - Introduction

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The English Civil War: Total War- 1644 - 1646 - Introduction Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Tristram Hunt introduces the fourth chapter of our retelling of the Civil War: Total War.

The English Civil War: Taking Sides - 1641 - 1644 - Introduction

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The English Civil War: Taking Sides - 1641 - 1644 - Introduction Copyrighted image Credit: Wark Clements
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Jan 2001
Tristram Hunt introduces the third section of our exploration of the Civil War: Taking Sides.