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John Barnes

Fifty years after Jamaica gained independence from Britain, former footballer and sports pundit John Barnes sets out to investigate the extraordinary role his grandfather, Frank Hill, played in the island's struggle for self-rule.

John discovers how his grandfather became the subject of secret telegrams, and why he was interned by the British during World War Two. John also uncovers how, from being at the heart of Jamaican politics, Frank fell from grace among his political allies.

1 hour

Last on

Tue 19 Feb 2013 02:05

Credits

Role Contributor
Series ProducerColette Flight
Series ProducerColette Flight
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