A Year To Remember 1956

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: 167473
Barcode: 5019322664734
Run Time: 60 mins
Discs: 1
Cert: E
Format: DVD
Release Date: 24th May 2016

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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, 1956.

This was the year Nasser nationalized Egypt’s Suez Canal, triggering an international crisis that puts Britain’s status as a superpower to the test. Khrushchev visits the country in an effort to ease tensions just as his tanks are crushing the Hungarian Uprising. The UK builds the world’s first nuclear power station. The IRA launches its border campaign in the north.

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

A Year to Remember 1947
A Year to Remember 1948
A Year to Remember 1949 
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