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Benn the diarist

Duration: 02:29

Throughout his long career Benn meticulously kept a diary that offered a frank and incisive account of post-war British politics from an insider's point of view.

Available since: Thu 2 May 2013

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Diaries: the Naked Truth

Simon Hoggart explores political diaries with Jane Clark, Tony Benn and Edwina Currie.

First broadcast: 27 Jan 2004

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