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Forging the Union
First broadcast September 2006

Santiago Carrillo on a background of european stars
Allan Little looks at how the European Union was created, from the devastation of World War Two to its current incarnation as a new kind of superpower.

Focusing on key moments along the journey, he analyses Britain's contradictory relationship with 'Europe'.

Part Four - Ever larger Union

The final part of this landmark series addresses the future of Europe in the twenty-first century.

What started as a small club of six has now expanded to 25, with would-be members banging loudly on the door.

How are the young and dynamic new democracies of the former Eastern bloc challenging the status quo of "old Europe"?

And how much further will the Union reach?

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