Black's History Week


History on the box

Ep. 14

From AJP Taylor's monologues to Kenneth Clark's CivilisationThe World at War, heritage programmes and the documentaries of Ken Burns, how has television projected the study of history and the role of historians?

In this podcast, Professor Jeremy Black talks to The Critic's political editor, Graham Stewart, about how television shapes our appreciation of the past - for better or worse. 

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Image: The historian A.J.P. Taylor (Photo by © Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)

Music: Radetzky March by Human Symphony Orchestra (

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