Great Reputations: Emmeline Pankhurst

HistoryExtra podcast

In the latest in our series charting the reputations of key historical figures, June Purvis and Lyndsey Jenkins discuss the life and contested legacy of Emmeline Pankhurst – from whether her story obscures that of the wider suffragette movement to whether her political activism really means she can be labelled a ‘terrorist’

The HistoryExtra podcast is produced by the team behind BBC History Magazine and BBC History Revealed.

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