20 - 20 - A View Of The Century

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19950913]

John Tusa examines the first of five universal themes in a 20th-century context. This century is the first one that can speak to itself; a hundred years ago the recorded voice was a novelty, now it is commonplace.

Dreaming. Is there any 20th century-dream that has not been a nightmare? Producer Philip Sellars

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19950913]

Unknown: John Tusa

Producer: Philip Sellars

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950920]

John Tusa examines five universal themes in a 20th-century context. 2: Controlling. Why has the 20th century been so vulnerable to the appeal of total systems claiming total solutions? Producer Suzanne Levy

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950920]

Unknown: John Tusa

Producer: Suzanne Levy

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950927]

John Tusa examines five universal themes in a 20th-century context.

3: Enjoying. The 20th century has seen the rise of mass entertainment, but has commercialism spoiled the enjoyment? Producer Suzanne Levy

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950927]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19951011]

John Tusa presents the last of the first batch of programmes. The series returns next April.

Living. Contraception has become commonplace, especially in the west. Butwith 5.8 billion people on the plant - and rising - what does the future hold? John Tusa investigates. Producer Suzanne Levy.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951011]

Unknown: John Tusa

Producer: Suzanne Levy.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960228]

John Tusa continues his personal perspective on the last 100 years in a second season of five programmes. 1: Believing. "God is dead", or so Nietzsche proclaimed before he died in 1900. But was he right? John Tusa examines the nature of faith in a century riven by doubt.

Producers Suzanne Levy and Philip Sellars

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960228]

Unknown: John Tusa

Producers: Suzanne Levy

Producers: Philip Sellars

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960306]

John Tusa continues his perspective on the last 100 years in the second season of five programmes.

2: Killing. A harrowing exploration of what lessons have been learned from human slaughter.

Producers Suzanne Levy and Philip Sellars

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960306]

Unknown: John Tusa

Producers: Suzanne Levy

Producers: Philip Sellars

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960313]

John Tusa continues his personal perspective on the last 100 years in a second season of five programmes. 3: Loving. No century has been able to be so free in its public and private expression of passion as this one. Producers Suzanne Levy and Philip Sellars

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960313]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960320]

John Tusa continues his personal perspective on the last 100 years in a second season of five programmes.

4: Talking. No century has evertalked as much as this one. John Tusa discovers how fragile the word is up against the might of modem communications. Producer Philip Sellars

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960320]

Unknown: John Tusa

Producer: Philip Sellars

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960327]

John Tusa continues his personal perspective on the last 100 years.

5: Belonging. "I am because I belong," says Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The last programme in this part of the series explores this question and the meaning of the badges of identity we all wear.

Producers Philip Sellars and Christopher Stone

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960327]

Unknown: John Tusa

Unknown: Desmond Tutu.

Producers: Philip Sellars

Producers: Christopher Stone

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960808]

John Tusa examines ten universal themes in a 20th-century context. 1: Dreaming

Producer Philip Sellars Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960808]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960815]

John Tusa examines ten universal themes in a 20th-century context. 2: Controlling. Why has the 20th century been so vulnerable to the appeal of total systems claiming total solutions? Producer Suzanne Levy Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960815]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960822]

John Tusa examines ten universal themes in a 20th-century context. 3: Enjoying

Producer Suzanne Levy Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960822]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960829]

John Tusa examines five universal themes in a 20th-century context. 4: Exploring

Producers Suzanne Levy and Philip Sellars Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960829]

Unknown: John Tusa

Producers: Suzanne Levy

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960905]

John Tusa examines universal themes in a 20th-century context. 5: Living. A look at contraception in the light of a world population of 5.8 billion and rising.

Producer Suzanne Levy Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960905]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960912]

John Tusa continues his personal perspective on the last 100 years.

6: Believing. John Tusa examines the nature of faith in a century riven by doubt. Producers Suzanne Levy and Philip Sellars Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960912]

Unknown: John Tusa

Producers: Suzanne Levy

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960919]

John Tusa continues his personal perspective on the last 100 years. 7: Killing. A moving and sometimes harrowing exploration of the lessons learned from the human slaughter that has taken place this century.

Producers Suzanne Levy and Philip Sellars Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960919]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960926]

John Tusa continues his personal perspective on the last 100 years. 8: Loving. No century has been able to be so free in its public and private expression of passion as the 20th. Producers Suzanne Levy and Philip Sellars Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960926]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19961003]

The penultimate programme in John Tusa 's series offering a personal perspective on the last 100 years.

9: Talking. John Tusa discovers how fragile the word is up against the might of modern communications. Producer Philip Sellars

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961003]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19961010]

John Tusa concludes his personal perspective on the last 100 years.

10:Belonging. The last programme in the series explores the question of belonging and the meaning of the badges of identity we all wear.

Producers Philip Sellars and Christopher Stone

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961010]

Unknown: John Tusa

Producers: Philip Sellars

Producers: Christopher Stone

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970122]

The award-winning series examining the impact of the last 100 years on our lives and ideas returns with a new presenter, Michael Ignatieff.

Constructing. The century has built higher, bigger and faster than any of its predecessors. But do we really feel at home in the modern world we have made for ourselves? Producer Philip Sellars

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970122]

The award-winning series examining the impact of the last 100 years on our lives and ideas returns with a new presenter, Michael Ignatieff.

Constructing. The century has built higher, bigger and faster than any of its predecessors. But do we really feel at home in the modern world we have made for ourselves? Producer Philip Sellars

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970122]

Presenter: Michael Ignatieff.

Producer: Philip Sellars

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970122]

Presenter: Michael Ignatieff.

Producer: Philip Sellars

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970129]

The award-winning series examining the impact of the last one hundred years on our lives and ideas, presented by Michael Ignatieff.

12: Suffering. One hundred years ago, disease and early death were commonplace. Over the years, science has changed all that, but has it increased our suffering? Producer Philip Sellars

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970129]

The award-winning series examining the impact of the last one hundred years on our lives and ideas, presented by Michael Ignatieff.

12: Suffering. One hundred years ago, disease and early death were commonplace. Over the years, science has changed all that, but has it increased our suffering? Producer Philip Sellars

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970129]

Presented By: Michael Ignatieff.

Producer: Philip Sellars

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970129]

Presented By: Michael Ignatieff.

Producer: Philip Sellars

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970205]

The award-winning series examining the impact of the last 100 years on our lives and ideas, presented by Michael Ignatieff.

13: Spending. The struggle between capitalism and communism. Producer Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970205]

The award-winning series examining the impact of the last 100 years on our lives and ideas, presented by Michael Ignatieff.

13: Spending. The struggle between capitalism and communism. Producer Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970205]

Presented By: Michael Ignatieff.

Producer: Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970205]

Presented By: Michael Ignatieff.

Producer: Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970212]

The award-winning series examining the impact of the last 100 years on our lives and ideas, presented by Michael Ignatieff.

14: Growing. How the 20th century has affected different stages of our life and the family unit. Producer Philip Sellars

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970212]

The award-winning series examining the impact of the last 100 years on our lives and ideas, presented by Michael Ignatieff.

14: Growing. How the 20th century has affected different stages of our life and the family unit. Producer Philip Sellars

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970212]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970212]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970212]

Presented By: Michael Ignatieff.

Producer: Philip Sellars

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970219]

The award-winning series examining the impact of the last 100 years on our lives and ideas, written and presented by Michael Ignatieff.

15: Creating. In the 20th century, more than ever before, we have put a premium on originality and self-expression: the notion that everyone can have a creative life. But have we taken this idea a little too far? Last in the current series. Producer Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970219]

The award-winning series examining the impact of the last 100 years on our lives and ideas, written and presented by Michael Ignatieff.

15: Creating. In the 20th century, more than ever before, we have put a premium on originality and self-expression: the notion that everyone can have a creative life. But have we taken this idea a little too far? Last in the current series. Producer Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970219]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970219]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970514]

Michael Ignatieff presents the last five programmes in the series examining the impact of the last 100 years on people's lives and ideas.

16: Moving. How has mass migration changed people's views of the world and their concepts of home? Producer Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970514]

Michael Ignatieff presents the last five programmes in the series examining the impact of the last 100 years on people's lives and ideas.

16: Moving. How has mass migration changed people's views of the world and their concepts of home? Producer Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970514]

Unknown: Michael Ignatieff

Producer: Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970514]

Unknown: Michael Ignatieff

Producer: Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970521]

Michael Ignatieff presents the final five programmes in the 20-part series examining the impact of the last 100 years on people's lives and ideas. 17: Exploiting. Can people live in harmony with the natural world, or are they destined to degrade it? Producer David Perry

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970521]

Michael Ignatieff presents the final five programmes in the 20-part series examining the impact of the last 100 years on people's lives and ideas. 17: Exploiting. Can people live in harmony with the natural world, or are they destined to degrade it? Producer David Perry

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970521]

Unknown: Michael Ignatieff

Producer: David Perry

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970521]

Unknown: Michael Ignatieff

Producer: David Perry

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970528]

Michael Ignatieff presents the last five programmes in the 20-part series examining the impact of the last 100 years on people's lives and ideas.

18: Learning. The expansion of formal education has been one of the century's real achievements. But there have been battles over who is to learn and what is to be learnt - battles which ultimately shape the common culture that societies transmit to their children. Producer William Catlin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970528]

Michael Ignatieff presents the last five programmes in the 20-part series examining the impact of the last 100 years on people's lives and ideas.

18: Learning. The expansion of formal education has been one of the century's real achievements. But there have been battles over who is to learn and what is to be learnt - battles which ultimately shape the common culture that societies transmit to their children. Producer William Catlin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970528]

Unknown: Michael Ignatieff

Producer: William Catlin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970528]

Unknown: Michael Ignatieff

Producer: William Catlin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970604]

The last five programmes in the award-winning 20-part series examining the impact of the last hundred years on our lives and ideas. 19: Working. Michael Ignatieff contemplates the changing position of work in 20th-century lives. Producer Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970604]

The last five programmes in the award-winning 20-part series examining the impact of the last hundred years on our lives and ideas. 19: Working. Michael Ignatieff contemplates the changing position of work in 20th-century lives. Producer Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970604]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970604]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970611]

The final programme of the 20-part series examining the impact of the last hundred years on our lives.

20: Hoping. At the end of a century that produced death camps and genocide, is it possible to believe in moral progress? Michael Ignatieff conducts a moral audit of the last hundred years, with contributions from Hanan Ashrawi ,

Bernard Kouchner , Irina Ratushinskaya and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Producer Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970611]

The final programme of the 20-part series examining the impact of the last hundred years on our lives.

20: Hoping. At the end of a century that produced death camps and genocide, is it possible to believe in moral progress? Michael Ignatieff conducts a moral audit of the last hundred years, with contributions from Hanan Ashrawi ,

Bernard Kouchner , Irina Ratushinskaya and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Producer Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970611]

Unknown: Michael Ignatieff

Unknown: Hanan Ashrawi

Unknown: Bernard Kouchner

Unknown: Irina Ratushinskaya

Unknown: Desmond Tutu.

Producer: Nigel Acheson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970611]

Unknown: Michael Ignatieff

Unknown: Hanan Ashrawi

Unknown: Bernard Kouchner

Unknown: Irina Ratushinskaya

Unknown: Desmond Tutu.

Producer: Nigel Acheson

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1, Dreaming19950913

Producer: P. SELLARS

Next in series: 2, CONTROLLING

Broadcast history

13 Sep 1995 19:45-20:30 (RADIO 4)

08 Aug 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-05-04

Programme Catalogue - Details: 2, Controlling19950920

Producer: S. LEVY

Next in series: 4, EXPLORING

Previous in series: 1, DREAMING

Description

Why has the twentieth century been so vulnerable to the appeal of total systems claiming to provide total solutions? John TUSA explores the rise and

Subject Categories

germany

russia (ussr)

china

history programmes (genre)

chinese communist party

nazis (germany)

germany 1918 1939 (history of germany)

Broadcast history

20 Sep 1995 19:45-20:30 (RADIO 4)

15 Aug 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Tusa

Suzanne Levy (Producer)

Mikhail Gorbachev (Speaker)

William Wallace (Speaker)

Roderick Macfarquhar (Speaker)

Archie Brown (Speaker)

Oleg Gordievsky (Speaker)

Robert Conquest (Speaker)

Joseph Brodsky (Speaker)

Tim Blanning (Speaker)

Czeslaw Milosz (Speaker)

Stefan Heym (Speaker)

Robert Lifton (Speaker)

Gong Xiao Xia (Speaker)

Nien Cheng (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-04-12

Programme Catalogue - Details: 3, Enjoying19950927

Producer: S. LEVY

Next in series: BELONGING

Broadcast history

27 Sep 1995 19:45-20:30 (RADIO 4)

22 Aug 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-05-26

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4

01Dreaming1995091319960808
01Dreaming1995091319960808
02Controlling19950920

Producer: S. LEVY

Next in series: 4, EXPLORING

Previous in series: 1, DREAMING

Description

Why has the twentieth century been so vulnerable to the appeal of total systems claiming to provide total solutions? John TUSA explores the rise and

Subject Categories

germany

russia (ussr)

china

history programmes (genre)

chinese communist party

nazis (germany)

germany 1918 1939 (history of germany)

Broadcast history

20 Sep 1995 19:45-20:30 (RADIO 4)

15 Aug 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Tusa

Suzanne Levy (Producer)

Mikhail Gorbachev (Speaker)

William Wallace (Speaker)

Roderick Macfarquhar (Speaker)

Archie Brown (Speaker)

Oleg Gordievsky (Speaker)

Robert Conquest (Speaker)

Joseph Brodsky (Speaker)

Tim Blanning (Speaker)

Czeslaw Milosz (Speaker)

Stefan Heym (Speaker)

Robert Lifton (Speaker)

Gong Xiao Xia (Speaker)

Nien Cheng (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-04-12.

02Controlling19950920

Producer: S. LEVY

Next in series: 4, EXPLORING

Previous in series: 1, DREAMING

Description

Why has the twentieth century been so vulnerable to the appeal of total systems claiming to provide total solutions? John TUSA explores the rise and

Subject Categories

germany

russia (ussr)

china

history programmes (genre)

chinese communist party

nazis (germany)

germany 1918 1939 (history of germany)

Broadcast history

20 Sep 1995 19:45-20:30 (RADIO 4)

15 Aug 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Tusa

Suzanne Levy (Producer)

Mikhail Gorbachev (Speaker)

William Wallace (Speaker)

Roderick Macfarquhar (Speaker)

Archie Brown (Speaker)

Oleg Gordievsky (Speaker)

Robert Conquest (Speaker)

Joseph Brodsky (Speaker)

Tim Blanning (Speaker)

Czeslaw Milosz (Speaker)

Stefan Heym (Speaker)

Robert Lifton (Speaker)

Gong Xiao Xia (Speaker)

Nien Cheng (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-04-12.

03Enjoying19950927

Producer: S. LEVY

Next in series: BELONGING

Broadcast history

27 Sep 1995 19:45-20:30 (RADIO 4)

22 Aug 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-05-26.

03Enjoying19950927

Producer: S. LEVY

Next in series: BELONGING

Broadcast history

27 Sep 1995 19:45-20:30 (RADIO 4)

22 Aug 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-05-26.

08Believing19960228

Producer: P. SELLARS

Next in series: PART 8

Broadcast history

28 Feb 1996 19:20-20:05 (RADIO 4)

12 Sep 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-10-10.

08Believing19960228

Producer: P. SELLARS

Next in series: PART 8

Broadcast history

28 Feb 1996 19:20-20:05 (RADIO 4)

12 Sep 1996 20:00-20:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-10-10.

11constructing19970122

The award-winning series examining the impact of the last 100 years on our lives and ideas returns with a new presenter, Michael Ignatieff.

Constructing. The century has built higher, bigger and faster than any of its predecessors. But do we really feel at home in the modern world we have made for ourselves? Producer Philip Sellars

12Suffering19970129

The award-winning series examining the impact of the last one hundred years on our lives and ideas, presented by Michael Ignatieff.

12: Suffering. One hundred years ago, disease and early death were commonplace. Over the years, science has changed all that, but has it increased our suffering? Producer Philip Sellars

13Spending19970205

The award-winning series examining the impact of the last 100 years on our lives and ideas, presented by Michael Ignatieff.

13: Spending. The struggle between capitalism and communism. Producer Nigel Acheson

14Growing19970212

The award-winning series examining the impact of the last 100 years on our lives and ideas, presented by Michael Ignatieff.

14: Growing. How the 20th century has affected different stages of our life and the family unit. Producer Philip Sellars

15Creating19970219

The award-winning series examining the impact of the last 100 years on our lives and ideas, written and presented by Michael Ignatieff.

15: Creating. In the 20th century, more than ever before, we have put a premium on originality and self-expression: the notion that everyone can have a creative life. But have we taken this idea a little too far? Last in the current series. Producer Nigel Acheson

1619970514

Michael Ignatieff presents the last five programmes in the award-winning, 20-part series examining the impact of the last hundred years on our lives and ideas.

16Moving19970514

Michael Ignatieff presents the last five programmes in the award-winning, 20-part series examining the impact of the last hundred years on our lives and ideas.

Michael Ignatieff presents the last five programmes in the series examining the impact of the last 100 years on people's lives and ideas.

16: Moving. How has mass migration changed people's views of the world and their concepts of home? Producer Nigel Acheson

1719970521
17Exploiting19970521

Michael Ignatieff presents the last five programmes in the award-winning, 20-part series examining the impact of the last hundred years on our lives and ideas.

Michael Ignatieff presents the final five programmes in the 20-part series examining the impact of the last 100 years on people's lives and ideas. 17: Exploiting. Can people live in harmony with the natural world, or are they destined to degrade it? Producer David Perry

18Learning19970528

Michael Ignatieff presents the last five programmes in the award-winning, 20-part series examining the impact of the last hundred years on our lives and ideas. 18: `Learning.' The expansion of formal education has been one of the real achievements of the 20th century, giving millions new opportunities to learn. But the quest for learning has brought with it new conflicts, as the excluded have fought for the right to be educated. This programme looks at this century's battle over who is to learn and what is to be learned - battles which ultimately shape the common culture that societies transmit to their children.

18Learning19970528

Michael Ignatieff presents the last five programmes in the award-winning, 20-part series examining the impact of the last hundred years on our lives and ideas. 18: `Learning.' The expansion of formal education has been one of the real achievements of the 20th century, giving millions new opportunities to learn. But the quest for learning has brought with it new conflicts, as the excluded have fought for the right to be educated. This programme looks at this century's battle over who is to learn and what is to be learned - battles which ultimately shape the common culture that societies transmit to their children.

Michael Ignatieff presents the last five programmes in the 20-part series examining the impact of the last 100 years on people's lives and ideas.

18: Learning. The expansion of formal education has been one of the century's real achievements. But there have been battles over who is to learn and what is to be learnt - battles which ultimately shape the common culture that societies transmit to their children. Producer William Catlin

19Working19970604

The last five programmes in the award-winning 20-part series examining the impact of the last hundred years on our lives and ideas. 19: `Working'. As successive waves of technological development have destroyed old jobs and created new ones, what has happened to the idea of the dignity of labour, company loyalty and the solidarity of workers? Michael Ignatieff contemplates the changing position of work in 20th-century lives, from coal-mining to computer chip-making, from market stall to corporate headquarters.

19Working19970604

The last five programmes in the award-winning 20-part series examining the impact of the last hundred years on our lives and ideas. 19: `Working'. As successive waves of technological development have destroyed old jobs and created new ones, what has happened to the idea of the dignity of labour, company loyalty and the solidarity of workers? Michael Ignatieff contemplates the changing position of work in 20th-century lives, from coal-mining to computer chip-making, from market stall to corporate headquarters.

The last five programmes in the award-winning 20-part series examining the impact of the last hundred years on our lives and ideas. 19: Working. Michael Ignatieff contemplates the changing position of work in 20th-century lives. Producer Nigel Acheson

20 LASTHoping19970611

The final programme of the award-winning 20-part series examining the impact of the last hundred years on our lives and ideas. 20: `Hoping'. At the end of a century that produced death camps and genocide, is it possible to believe in moral progress? Michael Ignatieff conducts a moral audit of the last hundred years, with contributions from Hanan Ashrawi, Bernard Kouchner, Irina Ratushinskaya and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

20 LASTHoping19970611

The final programme of the award-winning 20-part series examining the impact of the last hundred years on our lives and ideas. 20: `Hoping'. At the end of a century that produced death camps and genocide, is it possible to believe in moral progress? Michael Ignatieff conducts a moral audit of the last hundred years, with contributions from Hanan Ashrawi, Bernard Kouchner, Irina Ratushinskaya and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

The final programme of the 20-part series examining the impact of the last hundred years on our lives.

20: Hoping. At the end of a century that produced death camps and genocide, is it possible to believe in moral progress? Michael Ignatieff conducts a moral audit of the last hundred years, with contributions from Hanan Ashrawi ,

Bernard Kouchner , Irina Ratushinskaya and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Producer Nigel Acheson