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CLIP 3654

Britain After Churchill

Britain After Churchill
Key Info
  • Britain After Churchill
  • Duration: 01:06
  • Baroness Castle of Blackburn was a member of the House of Lords until her death in 2002. She first became an MP after the 1945 election. The labour party didn’t expect to win after Churchill had led the country to victory in the war; however, after the war conflict a depression and the people of Britain wanted a better future. This clip has subtitles available in Flash.
  • Credits: British Pathe
  • Subject:



    Social History and Change

  • Keywords: Winston Churchill, Churchill, Baroness Castle, 1940, 1940s, Britain, labour party, MP, Member of parliament, politics, subtitled, Blackburn
Ideas for use in class
  • Children could research Labour's past and present policies on children to see if they think that the people of 1945 made a good choice.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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