The General - The Story Of Charles De Gaulle

Miles Kington tells the story of the French president.

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01A King Over The Water2002010520151207 (BBC7)
20151208 (BBC7)

How General de Gaulle turned a corner of wartime London into a beacon of French freedom.

4 Extra Debut. Miles Kington explores how General de Gaulle turned a corner of wartime London into a beacon of French freedom. From January 2002.

How de Gaulle turned a corner of wartime London into a beacon of freedom for occupied France.

02What Does A General Do When The War Is Over?2002011220151208 (BBC7)
20151209 (BBC7)

Miles Kington explores Charles de Gaulle's 'wilderness years' after the Second World War.

Miles Kington explores Charles de Gaulle's 'wilderness years' after the Second World War, and his return to public life. From January 2002.

France asks de Gaulle to come to its rescue a second time.

03 LASTOu Est La President?2002011920151209 (BBC7)
20151210 (BBC7)

Charles de Gaulle dreams of turning France into the third superpower.

How de Gaulle's nuclear superpower vision for France clashed with younger people.

Miles Kington explores how Charles de Gaulle's nuclear superpower vision for France clashed with younger people. From January 2002.