Winston Churchill campaigning in 1945
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Election Snapshots: Winston Churchill

Through the stories behind five iconic images, BBC Radio 4 reveals how running for office at a General Election has changed in Britain since 1945. Election Snapshots brings photographers and political insiders together to chart how election campaigning has developed and changed in the past 70 years.

Here, photographer Martin Argles and historian Peter Hennessey discuss this shot from 1945 of Winston Churchill campaigning in High Wycombe, Bucks.

  • 16 Apr 2015