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    • Eyewitness: 1950-1999

    • Voices from the BBC Archives
    • By: Joanna Bourke
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 23 hrs and 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The events of 1950-1999 are described by the people who saw them happen, from the Festival of Britain in 1951 through to the dawn of a new millennium at the end of 1999. In between are the eras of the Angry Young Men, the Teddy Boys and the Punk Rockers; the arrival of rock and roll and the permissive society; the advent of industrial strife in England and sectarian unrest in Northern Ireland; the rise to power of Margaret Thatcher; the miners' strike, three-day week and Winter of Discontent; the Queen's Silver Jubilee....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent retrospective

    • By brian on 04-10-17

    Regular price: $33.10