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Brexit case based on 'romantic fantasy': Michael Burleigh

The case for the UK to leaving the European Union is based on a "romantic fantasy", according to historian Michael Burleigh.

He was speaking to BBC Newsnight as part of its My Decision series, where a number of figures explain how they plan to vote in the EU referendum - and the thinking behind their decision.

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