New files from 1980
Published date: Thu, 30 Dec 2010 00:05:00 GMT
An introduction to newly released files from 1980, covering subjects such as economic policy, the European Community Budget, relations with trade unions, the Iranian Embassy siege and the potential boycott of the Moscow Olympics. These files provide a fascinating insight into government 30 years ago. Presented by Mark Dunton and introduced by Tommy Norton.
Author: Mark Dunton Duration: 00:17:56
New files from 1979
Published date: Wed, 30 Dec 2009 09:00:00 GMT
An introduction to newly releases files from 1979, covering subjects such as the winter of discontent, cuts to the civil service, trade union strikes, and the new Thatcher administration, providing a fascinating insight into government 30 years ago. Other subjects include the Iranian revolution and the British military withdrawal from Malta. Presented by Mark Dunton, and introduced by Frances McDarby.
Author: Mark Dunton Duration: 10:46
Introducing the 1911 census - British Sign Language Video
Published date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 15:00:00 GMT
Mark Pearsall is a family history specialist at The National Archives. Here he provides an introduction to the newly released 1911 census and tells us how invaluable it will be for family historians.
Author: Mark Pearsall Duration: 7:14
New files From 1978
Published date: Tue, 30 Dec 2008 12:00:00 GMT
Contemporary historian Mark Dunton discusses the release of high-profile records from 1978, which provide fascinating insight into the thinking of key government figures in the run-up to the Winter of Discontent.
Author: Mark Dunton Duration: 13:13
Security Service document releases
Published date: Sun, 31 Aug 2008 00:05:00 GMT
Over 150 Security Service files dating from around the time of the Second World War have now been opened. Professor Christopher Andrew, Official Historian of the Secret Service, talks about German and Soviet agents and intelligence officers, right-wing extremists and Communists, amongst others.
Author: Professor Christopher Andrew Duration: 26:32
UFO files from the UK Government
Published date: Thu, 22 May 2008 12:00:00 GMT
Listen to Dr David Clarke, an expert in UFO history, as he explains the significance of the released UFO files.
Author: Dr David Clarke Duration: 28:19