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Michael Portillo retraces journeys in Spain and Portugal from the 1913 guide. He explores Lisbon from the Santa Justa lift to the harbour at Belem. Show more
BBC world affairs editor John Simpson and his guests Jon Snow, Christiane Amanpour and Max Hastings discuss the moral ambiguities and challenges of reporting from the frontline. Show more
Charles Wheeler traces changes in US society since the liberal revolution in the 1960s. He looks at how President Johnson was destroyed by the Vietnam war. Show more
Documentary about Tim Hetherington, the British war photographer and film-maker killed in 2011 during the Libyan civil war, made by his collaborator and friend Sebastian Junger. Show more
Journalist and historian Max Hastings examines the legacy of the Falklands War and how it revived Britain's armed forces and its reputation as a military power. Show more
Series about refuse in Britain looks at the 1970s and 80s, when two big ideas emerged in the waste management industry - privatisation of public services and environmentalism. Show more
Look at Life's coverage of the Cold War, with footage from anti-nuclear protests in London, British forces stationed in Berlin and everyday life in Eastern Europe. Show more