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Democracy in Action - Divided Europe

"Democracy in Action" is a series of programmes made for BBC Two's Learning Zone , which aims to bring politics to life and explain complex issues to younger audiences.

In this film, discover how years of war and division led to attempts to bring the people's of Europe together through the founding of the European Communities, later to become the European Union.

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