Deeds not words | 5. Burning down the house

Published: July 10, 2024, 11 p.m.

b'Smashing windows, burning down politicians\\u2019 homes and planting bombs in public places. As the suffragette movement progressed, it turned to increasingly extreme methods to further its cause. In episode five of our new series on the suffragettes, Ellie Cawthorne speaks to expert historians to reveal how the campaign became ever more militant and asks: is it fair to call the suffragettes terrorists?\\nThe HistoryExtra podcast is produced by the team behind BBC History Magazine.\\nLearn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices'