Original YT playout date: 3 February 2009
History is like a train, with one carriage inexorably drawing the next one on, the track already laid ahead of time, the only matter for discussion being how much delay there will be and how well you can keep occupied on the journey.
So what better place for me to review H G Wells’ Short History of the World? Enjoy!”
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Original YT playout date: 12 October 2008
Gyles Brandreth, author and former MP, presents his unique perspective on Britain’s past. I ran out of good camera space during this fine address so the last part is with only the back-up camera, but hopefully you will still be able to enjoy that part of this memorable speech from a speaker who has to be heard in the same room to get the full charisma that he has. Try to get him for your event or catch up with him on one of his speaking tours. He is still going strong in 2020.
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