🎧 Clement Attlee with John Bew and Anna Whitelock
🎧 Dan Snow's History Hit • 34m
Dan sits down with John Bew to talk about Clement Attlee, the British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 to 1951 and the Leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955. Guest appearance by Anna Whitelock
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