Letters from Baghdad

A Fandango in the British Press About Bell's White Paper

Clip | 38s Video has closed captioning.

Gertrude Bell discusses the fandango about her groundbreaking report on the Civil Administration in Mesopotamia presented to Parliament in 1920. The British Press is more astonished that a female can write a White Paper, rather than focusing on her work.

Aired: 12/11/18

Rating: TV-PG

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