|01||A Bowler Hat And A Tightly Furled Umbrella||19960603||20041004 (BBC7)|
His political career began in the foreign office as a junior diplomat in 1952.
|02||Parades And Peking Picnics||19960610||20041005 (BBC7)|
Douglas Hurd reads from his autobiography and talks about his time in China in the 1950s.
|03||The Centre Of The Storm||19960617||20041006 (BBC7)|
Douglas Hurd reads from his autobiography and talks about his time with the United Nations in New York.
|04||The Tyranny Of Time||19960624||20041007 (BBC7)|
Douglas Hurd talks about his life as a diplomat, his tolerant wife and his rule never to work later than 1.00am.
Douglas Hurd talks about his life as a diplomat, his tolerant wife and about not working after one am.
|05 LAST||War And Peacemakers||19960701||20041008 (BBC7)|
Douglas Hurd muses on the First Gulf War, German unification and Bosnia.
Reading from his autobiography, Douglas Hurd talks about the first Iraq war and what it was like to be in the War Cabinet.