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David Winter

by David Winter

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 @ 12:12

BBC2's Women of World War One (Monday) featured Kate Adie, not on this occasion wearing a flak jacket, but soberly dressed as befits a serious documentary presenter.

The programme was about the way the part played by women in the Great War transformed their place in society. It began with St Paul's words forbidding women to speak in church, over a shot of St Botolph's in the City of London. Before the war, no woman had ever preached in a parish church, sat as a judge, voted ...

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