Dan Snow's History Hit

History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.



An American on the Western Front with Patrick Gregory

Patrick wrote and edited An American on the Western Front together with Elizabeth Nurser, who is Arthur Clifford Kimber’s niece. As programme producer for the BBC, he covered world events such as the fall of the Berlin Wall and realigning of eastern Europe, the First Gulf War and the Balkans War. He then focused on UK politics as a news editor at Westminster, working his way up to becoming Managing Editor of the BBC’s Political Programmes department. He also produced a number of politics and history documentaries for BBC Radio 4 and BBC World Service.

An American on the Western Front: The First World War Letters of Arthur Clifford Kimber, 1917-18 is out now.

Producer: Dan Morelle

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 2017-04-06  40m