Dishonour and Death (1988)

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Two films on the darker side of British history over the past 150 years. "The Diary of an English Spy", looks at the training of secret agents at a Spy School before WW1. "and One Law for the Poor", on the 1832 Anatomy Act which denied the poor the freedom to bury their dead, and supplied medical schools with human bodies for study.

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