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Three Pounds in My Pocket - Part Two

November 1st, 2015

Episode 1141 of 1370 episodes

Stories of the pioneers who came to post war Britain from the Indian subcontinent. By the early 1970s the numbers from the Indian subcontinent had increased with family reunions and people fleeing Bangladesh following the war of Independence in 1971. Racist abuse became commonplace as immigration became a charged political issue

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