Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

12/10/2006

State Secrets: Behind the scenes of the 20th century

There is something very rewarding about learning a secret – and even better if it reveals the cunning, humanity or plain eccentricity of those in power. Here The National Archives takes a glimpse behind the scenes of the twentieth century, presenting 60 stories of the ‘news behind the news’ on subjects from world war to political scandal to the Coronation loo rolls. This thought-provoking collection paints a rich portrait of the British national character as it responded to a turbulent century, recalling some much-loved institutions like Dad’s Army and James Bond and shedding new light on events we all think we remember. for more click here

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