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Lady ASTOR: 'Josephine Butler'

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ALTHOUGH her name may bo sought in vain in the standard reference books, Josephine Butler was without doubt one of the noblest women who figured in the public life of the nineteenth century. Bom a hundred years ago, she played her part in the struggle to better the lot of women in days when a woman who entered into public affairs was considered fair game for every sort of hostility, from physical violence to sneering contempt. It is appropriate that her memory should be honoured on this
,occasion by Lady Astor, one of the most prominent women politicians of the present day, and the first woman M.P. to take her seat in the House.

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Lady ASTOR: 'Josephine Butler'

2LO London, 24 April 1928 21.15






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