Britain's Forgotten Slave Owners (2015)

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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