Joanna Lumley reads Freedom or Death
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Actress Joanna Lumley reads Emmeline Pankhurst's Freedom or Death speech

It's 100 years since some women won the right to vote.

To celebrate here is Joanna Lumley (whose great-grandmother was a suffragette in New Zealand) reading an extract from Emmeline Pankhurst's famous speech Freedom or Death, delivered in the United States in 1913.

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  • 06 Feb 2018
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