Documentary looking at the abolition of slavery in Britain and the extraordinary choice by the government of the day to compensate slave owners for their loss of 'property'.
In part 1 historian David Olusoga uncovers the untold story of Britain's slave owners. In part 2 he traces the propaganda war waged between the pro-slavery lobby and the abolitionists.
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