Two hundred years ago, a group of people seeking political change became victims of a massacre. Would the Peterloo marchers be satisfied with today’s Britain? Are their issues now our issues? The Guardian’s Helen Pidd retraces the protesters’ steps to examine the Peterloo massacre’s legacy and explore whether the issues that led so many people to put their lives on the line are still relevant today
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/video/2019/aug/16/a-massacre-that-changed-britain-does-peterloo-still-resonate-today-video
Author : Helen Pidd, Christopher Cherry, Joseph Pierce, Marina Costa and Katie Lamborn
Publish date : 2019-08-16 07:30:23
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