Written and introduced by Professor Marcus Cunliffe.
In 1790 four million Americans farmed and traded in a narrow strip of thirteen states on the eastern sea-board of a largely unexplored continent. By 1910 ninety-two million Americans in forty-six states inhabited the most powerful industrial nation in the world.
This series of ten programmes tells the story of this unparalleled explosion of political and economic power.
(Previously shown on BBC-1)
by Frederick Pohl.
Dramatised by Troy Kennedy Martin.
Starring Graham Stark
With Sam Kydd and Anne Lawson
A second showing of strange stories from the world of science fiction.
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Title music composed and conducted by:
Ian Trethowan looks back over the past week in Parliament and introduces reports on big debates in both Houses, questions to Ministers, significant moves behind the scenes, and the effects of M.P.s' work inside and outside Westminster.
With Hardiman Scott, David Holmes.
Tales from the last frontier of the great American West.
Starring James Drury as The Virginian
A spoiled girl's attempt to make the Virginian jealous by appearing to fall in love with his best friend leads to unexpected tragedy.
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