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French parties battle for Joan of Arc's legacy

A new museum chronicling the life and legacy of Joan of Arc has opened in Rouen, France.

The 15th century teenager was burned as a heretic after helping repulse the English army at Orleans, making her a national heroine.

Now political parties from the far-right to the ruling Socialists are battling to claim her legacy.

Lucy Williamson reports from Rouen.

  • 11 Apr 2015
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