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Monday, 25 April 2011
Octavia Hill - In Our Time Melvyn Bragg
Octavia Hill was a Victorian social reformer. Unusually for a Victorian social reformer she was actually poor herself. Despite this, and with a bit of help from John Ruskin, she managed to create housing estates that helped poor people to get out of the slums.