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A Royal Tour of the 20th Century

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An exploration of the British royal family, with a focus on Queen Elizabeth, from their international influence to their participation across defining historical moments.

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The final episode begins in the 1990s and also looks at the next generation of royals in the new millennium as the legacy of the Windsors continues.
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An examination of the 1970s and '80s, including the world in the grip of the Cold War as Elizabeth II makes her first visit to a communist country.
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Examining the 1960s, exploring the changing role of the Windsors' relationship to the Commonwealth and the political upheaval in the world; former colonies move toward independence.
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A look at the celebration and optimism of a post-World War II world, the death of the king, and the loyal support for the British monarchy.

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