A Year To Remember 1947

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: 167495
Barcode: 5019322664955
Run Time: 60 mins
Discs: 1
Cert: E
Format: DVD
Release Date: 23rd January 2017

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This programme 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, 1947.

In this eventful year the strained Anglo-Russian relationship continues to trouble, but there’s a flicker of hope on the horizon. Meanwhile, across the pond, President Harry Truman establishes the Truman Doctrine, designed to challenge the Soviet threat during the Cold War. Australia gives the British government “a most splendid gift” of £20,000,000 to help the nation out of its post-war economic difficulties. In the Middle East, the United Nations proposes the Partition Plan for Palestine. Public Enemy No 1, Alphonse Gabriel “Al” Capone, Chicago’s notorious Prohibition-era gangster dies, aged 48.

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

A Year to Remember 1948
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