Peter Hennessy on Britain in transition

Peter Hennessy discusses Britain in the early 1960s, exploring subjects such as the Cold War, decolonisation, the Profumo affair and the country’s failed attempt to join the EEC

30th June 1963: Some of the many hundreds of supporters of the CND (Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament) and the Committee of 100 waiting outside Birch Grove, the country home of British prime minister Harold Macmillan, where he and American president John F Kennedy are having weekend talks.  (Photo by Kent Gavin/Keystone/Getty Images)

Historian Peter Hennessy talks about his new book Winds of Change, which tells the story of Britain in the early 1960s and explores subjects such as the Cold War, decolonisation, the Profumo affair and the country’s failed attempt to join the EEC

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