This article gives an overview of Histoire Parallèle/Die Woche vor 50 Jahren, a history programme that stands out through its longevity and format. Discussions in this article are based on archive material and statistical data from Institut National de l’Audiovisuel, Arte and Deutsches Rundfunk Archiv, an interview with Marc Ferro, the presenter of the show, as well as press material from the time.

Histoire Parallèle/Die Woche vor 50 Jahren, World War II, history programmes, nouvelle histoire
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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VIEW Journal
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VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture; Vol 4, No 8 (2015); 35-47

Meyer, Jean Christophe. (2015). Histoire Parallèle/Die Woche vor 50 Jahren (La SEPT/ARTE 1989-2001): Newsreels as an ‘Agent and Source of History’. VIEW Journal, 4(8), 35–47. doi:10.18146/2213-0969.2015.jethc091