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25th May, 2013
Emily Davison in Clare Balding's Secrets of a Suffragette (tonight, 8pm, Channel 4).

Clare Balding's Secrets of a Suffragette

*Tonight, 8pm, Channel 4*

Almost 100 years ago, on June 4, 1913, Emily Davison, a middle-class governess, stepped in front of the king's horse during the Epsom Derby and was trampled to death. Davison had become a militant suffragette. The suffragists, in their attempts at gaining votes for women, were given to high profile and often successful stunts to gain public attention. Here sports commentator Clare Balding, a former amateur...

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