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The National Archives Podcast Series

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Government & Organizations, National

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First Lady: The Life and Wars of Clementine Churchill

August 3rd, 2016

Episode 467 of 481 episodes

Sonia Purnell presents the inspiring but often ignored story of one of the most important women in modern history – the original 'First Lady'. Discover the fascinating story of her influence on Britain's wartime leader, through the Churchills' 'wilderness years' in the 1930s, to Clementine's desperate efforts to preserve her husband's health during the struggle against Hitler.Sonia Purnell is a journalist and author.

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