3/3. Rageh Omaar discovers how a flourishing Islamic culture was destroyed by ambition, betrayal and oppression. Plus a visit to the last stronghold of Islam in Spain - Granada, and a look at the ongoing divide between East and West.
4/8. Political exile and profound depression hit Churchill, followed by a change in allegiance from the Liberals to the Conservatives and a return to office as chancellor. But the 1930s see growing danger as the Nazi Party rises to prominence and the British government concentrate on appeasement. With
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Award-winning historian Margaret MacMillan assesses the Versailles Treaty of 1919 and its aftermath, challenging the established orthodoxy espoused by John Maynard Keynes that it was a short-sighted and vindictive settlement.
Engaging wartime memoir about the friendship between two Czech pilots who flew alongside the RAF during the Second World War. The camaraderie between the two men soon becomes strained when they fall for the same Englishwoman. In Czech, English and German with subtitles.
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