Live stream preview

Watch this video and more on British Pathé TV

Watch this video and more on British Pathé TV

Start your free trial

Already subscribed? Sign in

The Summer of '67 - Last Days of Steam on the Southern

The Sixties • 1h 9m

Up Next in The Sixties

  • The Summer of '68 – Last Weeks of Bri...

    The departure of steam from the British Rail network in August 1968 was a landmark not only in railway history, but British history. For nearly 150 years, steam reigned supreme and, although gone, it has never been forgotten. From British Pathé TV's Railway Collection.

  • The Vietnam War, Part 1 – Vietnam and...

    The USA’s fear of communism caused American troops to go into Vietnam under President Kennedy in 1961. A war fought nightly on TV, it engendered a huge anti-war movement. By 1973, Nixon had resigned and the US was forced to withdraw in 1975. From British Pathé TV's Military Collection. In this ep...

  • The Vietnam War, Part 2 – The TV War

    In this episode: Vietnam’s early history, its people, dynastic struggles and invasions. The French, the Japanese in WWII and the rise of communism in 1941. The emergence of Ho Chi Minh, nationalism into communism. The effect of the domino theory, JFK’s assassination and the Gulf of Tonkin inciden...