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Birhan Woldu on Africa; The deification of celebrity

Ethiopian famine survivor Birhan Woldu on Live 8 and her hopes for Africa; the deification of celebrity; Plus, Sarah Helm on WWII pilot Vera Atkins and SOE's female secret agents.

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Fri 15 Jul 2005 10:00

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