Published date: 24 June 2013

A session in conversation with Dominic Sandbrook, talking about his recent book, ‘Seasons in the Sun: The Battle for Britain, 1974-1979′, as part of our Writer of the Month series of talks.

Dominic Sandbrook is one of Britain’s best-known historians. His books on post-war Britain – Never Had It So Good, White Heat, State of Emergency and Seasons in the Sun – have been widely acclaimed.

Dominic is a columnist for the Daily Mail and BBC History, reviews books for the Sunday Times and has presented numerous Radio 4 documentaries, notably a 15-part history of the Post Office. His BBC Two television series The 70s, adapted from his books, was broadcast in 2012, and his new series on Britain in the Cold War will be screened in 2013. He is currently working on a new book on the early 1980s, and is a visiting professor at King’s College London.

Writer of the Month is a series of free talks, in which each month a high profile author shares their experiences of using original records in their writing.

Author: Dominic Sandbrook Duration: 00:45:45

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