In Focus

Senator Barry Goldwater brought a new brand of Republicanism to American politics, writes Roger Hudson. 

The appearance of a Short Stirling Bomber near St Paul's Cathedral prompts Roger Hudson to recall the Wings for Victory campaign.

Roger Hudson describes how the ‘stiffest bridge in the world’ took shape following a railway disaster in 1897.

A photograph taken during the Great Depression prompts Roger Hudson to re-evaluate Roosevelt’s New Deal.

Roger Hudson describes advances in British military aviation technology in the years before the Second World War.

Roger Hudson details the rebuilding of the world’s first theme park in south London in 1853.

Roger Hudson expands on a photograph of a locomotive taken during the American Civil War by one of Mathew Brady’s team.

Roger Hudson sheds light on an 1898 image of US soldiers fighting alongside Cubans to end Spanish rule on the Caribbean island.

A hilltop view of a smouldering city, following the devastating earthquake of April 18th, 1906.

Roger Hudson expands on a photograph of an Edwardian excursion to the sites at Giza around 1910.