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The early days of the European Union: The EU in the 1950s, the British royal scandal and the self-made female millionaire.

The early days of the European Union: The EU in the 1950s, the British royal scandal and the self-made female millionaire.

FromThe History Hour


The early days of the European Union: The EU in the 1950s, the British royal scandal and the self-made female millionaire.

FromThe History Hour

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Length:
50 minutes
Released:
Feb 1, 2020
Format:
Podcast Episode

Description

The hurried signing of the Treaty of Rome in 1957 which led to greater European unity, plus 1992 - when the British royal family started to reform its role after a year of scandal and disaster. Also on the programme, the horrific gang rape which prompted India to rethink its laws, the storm that helped British tree experts make an important scientific discovery and the woman born to slaves who became the first self-made female millionaire.

Photo: European leaders at the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome. Credit: Keystone/Getty Images
Released:
Feb 1, 2020
Format:
Podcast Episode