A Year To Remember 1948

British Pathé Presents

A Year to Remember, the classic series that recalls the definitive events of the 20th century, compiles contemporary news coverage drawn from the world famous British Pathé archive. Pathé News set the standard for cinematic journalism, keeping audiences both informed and entertained for the better part of a century.

Cat. No: 166470
Barcode: 5019322664703
Run Time: 60 mins
Discs: 1
Cert: E
Format: DVD
Release Date: 8th January 2018

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This programme details not only the major political issues that dominated the day, but also key social changes and cultural trends. This hour-long episode chronicles that remarkable year, 1948.

This momentous post-war year opened with the assassination of Mahatma Gandi on January 30th. The Palestine conflict unfolds as tensions between Arabs and Jews erupt following the partition of Israel and Palestine. The Cold War leaves Berlin in crisis and we witness the 100 days blockade. In the US, General Eisenhower retires Meanwhile in Britain, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth celebrate their Silver Wedding anniversary and the country welcomes the arrival of the Windrush settlers: immigrants from the Caribbean invited to boost the country’s workforce.

More episodes of A Year to Remember are also available below:

A Year to Remember 1947
A Year to Remember 1949 
A Year to Remember 1956
A Year to Remember 1957
A Year to Remember 1958
A Year to Remember 1966 
A Year to Remember 1967
A Year to Remember 1968
A Year to Remember 1976
A Year to Remember 1977
A Year to Remember 1978
A Year to Remember 1986
A Year to Remember 1987
A Year to Remember 1988