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The end of the Cold War and British culture

November 5th, 2015

Episode 241 of 296 episodes

Professor Robert Service describes how the leaders of the United States and Soviet Union – Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev – brought about a dramatic change in east-west relations. Meanwhile, historian Dominic Sandbrook talks to us about his new BBC TV series Let Us Entertain You, which highlights Britain’s postwar cultural successes

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