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Radio 4 "Writing the Century"

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Amethyst24 Tue 09-Dec-14 00:35:34

Started tonight - diary of a woman who was at Greenham Common.

I wasn't aware at the time that it was even a Thing - I was a child and living outside the UK. But I loved tonight's programme - I was actually moved to tears.

I'd love to hear others' thoughts on it.

DemistletoeAndWine Tue 09-Dec-14 09:31:15

Sounds great, will find on catch up and report back smile

rosabud Tue 09-Dec-14 21:02:33

Was in the car but had to stop before the end very annoyingly! Will look it up and listen to the end. I was a young teenager and remember it from the news, it was one of the early influences that switched me on to left wing politics. I always thought the sort of women who did it were probably "better" than people in my family - that is they were probably better educated/ more politically aware/ cleverer/ more artistic, that sort of thing. But listening tonight, it was very moving how ordinary they were. The bit with the bolt-cutters was so down-to-earth. I really enjoyed it.

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