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Two hundred years after Nelson died at Trafalgar and a mortal became a hero, what is there new to say?

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Two hundred years after Nelson died at Trafalgar and a mortal became a hero, what is there new to say?

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The Man and the Battle

Historian and Nelson expert Colin White travels to Cape Trafalgar itself, seeks new insights, challenges orthodoxies and listens to the latest news about Nelson.

Part of Radio 4's Trafalgar Season.

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Historian and Nelson expert Colin White explores the changing fortunes of the posthumous career of England's darling - from the earliest minutes and hours after his death to the latest discoveries and reappraisals of his life - and tactics.