Germany through the centuries and Hitler’s cocaine habit

Neil MacGregor chats about his new radio series Germany: Memories of a Nation, while Giles Milton shares some fascinating footnotes from the past


British Museum director Neil MacGregor joins us to talk about his new BBC Radio 4 series Germany: Memories of a Nation, which illustrates the country’s history through a wealth of fascinating objects. Meanwhile, historical author Giles Milton discusses some surprising tales from the past, including the story of Adolf Hitler’s drug addictions.


To read an extract from Milton’s book, click here.