The Microphone

Making History

The Mummy and its Metamorphosis

Making History

Indienne Fabrics and the Birth of Fast Fashion

Making History

The Amphora

Making History

The Football Shirt: The Modern Hero's Uniform

Making History

Ceremonial Smoking Pipes: Conflict and Resolution

Making History

Autochrome: Life in Colour

Making History

The Postard - War Hero

Making History

Coffins Gain Ground

Making History

The MicrophoneMaking History


The political history of the microphone throughout the 20th century is also the story of how free speech became democratised. This advance in technology triggered major cultural shifts, as the voiceless suddenly found they could make themselves very, very loud.

Duration :

18 min

Available :

From 16/10/2021 to 01/10/2025

Genre :

Documentaries and Reportage

You may also like

40 Years of AIDS

Silence = Death

No Pasarán! - Dolores Ibárruri

Great Speeches That Made History

Yamaguchi, Survivor of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The Lost Ones

Séraphine de Senlis, The Painter's Delirium

The Lost Ones

Luisa Casati, the Ruined Marchioness

The Lost Ones

Turkey and its Neighbours

Stories of Conflict

Against the Iraq War - Dominique de Villepin

Great Speeches that Made History

Russia, Ukraine and the Future of Crimea

Stories of Conflict

The most viewed videos on ARTE

Re: An Unconventional Retirement

The New World of Xi Jinping

Sting at the Pantheon in Paris

50 Years of FIP Radio

Saudi Arabia: The West

Unknown Arabia

Lowriders of Los Angeles

Geo Reportage

Natural Disasters

How Animals and Plants Survive

How many Eastern Europes?

Mapping the World

Fairytale Oman

Unknown Arabia