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Writer of the month: Great Britain's Great War
28 March 2014
14:00 - 15:00
The National Archives is again hosting a series of monthly talks to broaden awareness of historical records and their uses for writers.
Each month, a high-profile author will talk about using original records in their writing. Jeremy Paxman explores what life was like for the British during the First World War, from politicians to newspapermen, Tommies, factory-workers, nurses, wives and children.
Please note: tickets for this event have now sold out.
About the author
Jeremy Paxman was born in Yorkshire and educated at Cambridge. He is an award-winning journalist who spent ten years reporting from overseas, notably for Panorama. He is the author of seven books of non-fiction including The English, The Political Animal and Empire. He is the presenter of Newsnight and University Challenge and has presented BBC documentaries on various subjects including Victorian times, Wilfred Owen and Empire.
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