Video: Dominic Sandbrook on 1970s Britain

History lovers flocked to the historic town of Malmesbury in Wiltshire last month for a host of talks from leading historians and authors, as BBC History Magazine staged its first ever History Weekend event.

We caught up with Dominic Sandbrook, the author of Seasons in the Sun: The Battle for Britain, 1974-1979 (Penguin), after his lecture on 1970s Britain.

To find out more about the 2014 History Weekend, and to buy tickets, visit

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