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Moira Stuart in Search of Wilberforce


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In March, Britain commemorates 200 years since the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade. William Wilberforce is synonymous with this event. But who was he and what precisely did he accomplish that made him unique? For the past year, Moira Stuart has been on a personal journey. She has travelled to three continents in a quest to discover the real man who became the nation's icon of principled protest.
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Hang a Thousand Trees with Ribbons: the Story of Phillis Wheatley is on Radio 2 at 9.15pm: BBC History Magazine: March issue focuses on the abolition of slavery. Out now, priced £3.60
Slaves to history: page 35


Presenter: Moira Stuart
Director/Producer: Gillian Bancroft

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