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1950s Britain: everything you wanted to know

1950s Britain: everything you wanted to know

Update: 2023-12-031
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Was 1950s Britain a grim, grey nation, haunted by the spectre of the Second World War, or was it a vibrant, forward-thinking country that had – in the words of Harold Macmillan – “never had it so good”? Speaking with Jon Bauckham, Alwyn Turner separates fact from fiction and answers listeners’ questions about a decade that saw the birth of rock’n’roll, the Suez Crisis, and the crowning of a new queen.


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1950s Britain: everything you wanted to know

1950s Britain: everything you wanted to know

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