The Sixties

July 2017

Series 1 Episode 5

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Tom Hanks executive produces this terrific series on the swinging Sixties. Learn how TV influenced, and was influenced by, the decade's watershed events and cultural changes.

Series 1 Episode 7

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Learn more about the fierce, decade-long space race between America and the Soviet Union, which culminated in a giant leap for mankind - Apollo 11's manned trip to the Moon.

Series 1 Episode 8

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White America's appalling attitude to race and segregation are exposed, as we revisit the work of the civil rights movement and hear first-hand accounts from advocates of equality.
June 2017

Series 1 Episode 10

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This terrific, Emmy-nominated history series reflects on the political and social turmoil of 1968, a rocky year in which both Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy were assassinated.

Series 1 Episode 11

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Revisit this landmark era of change. The women's liberation movement and the Stonewall riots were among the fights for rights in the 1960s.

Series 1 Episode 12

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The acclaimed documentary series. Hear about the exciting changes in music, attitude to politics and counterculture of the late 1960s, including the birth of the hippy movement.
May 2017

Series 1 Episode 6

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Enjoy this nostalgic look at Britain's major pop offensive on the US in the 1960s. The Fab Four's landmark gig on the Ed Sullivan Show fuelled Beatlemania and changed music forever.
April 2016

The Years That Shaped A Generation, 1

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An enlightening look back at a defining chapter in America's past, a decade that saw civil rights movements, Vietnam, the rise of youth counterculture and women's liberation.

The Years That Shaped A Generation, 2

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Historians and archival footage help to piece together the key social movements of the 1960s, as black people, women and homosexuals fought for their rights. Final part.
October 2014

Series 1 Episode 4

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Comprehensive guide to the '60s. The brutal Vietnam War changed America forever. This turbulent period put paid to Lyndon Johnson's presidency, while opposition to the war was rife.