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Title Eyewitness. The 1990's [OverDrive electronic resource] : 1990-1999 : a history of the twentieth century in sound / [commentary by Joanna Bourke ; presented by Tim Pigott-Smith].

Publication Info. [Bath, England] : BBC Audiobooks, 2005.
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System Details Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 71586 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 4:58:47.
Performer Tim Pigott-Smith, narrator ; Joanna Bourke, commentary.
Summary Authentic voices from the past illustrate this unique history of the twentieth century, written by Joanna Bourke and presented by Tim Pigott-Smith. Eyewitness provides a rare and fascinating opportunity to hear the events of the century described by those who saw them happen. A wealth of BBC archive recordings, some never previously broadcast, is interwoven with an illuminating commentary by the historian Joanna Bourke. Published in ten volumes, Eyewitness examines the role and the life of the British people in each decade of the century. Politics dominated the nineties, from the toppling of the Iron Lady, ousted by her own party in 1990, to New Labour's massive election victory. The Gulf War caused controversy, with opponents questioning the need for war and supporters disappointed by its inconclusive ending. There was conflict in Bosnia too, and British troops were sent to the former Yugoslavia as part of the UN peacekeeping force.
Subject History, Modern -- 20th century. -- Sound recordings.
Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Added Author Bourke, Joanna.
Pigott-Smith, Tim.
BBC Audiobooks Ltd.
Added Title Eyewitness, 1990-1999
1990's
ISBN 140562664X (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
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