The Two-minute Silence

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200911082009 sees the 90th anniversary of the Remembrance Day two-minute silence, which was first observed on what was then called Armistice Day on the orders of King George V, as a tribute to those who had died during the First World War.

Clare Jenkins hears from five people with their own, very personal, reasons for observing the silence.

A Pennine production for BBC Radio 4.

Clare Jenkins meets people with their own reasons for observing the two-minute silence.

Clare Jenkins hears from five people with their own, very personal, reasons for observing the silence.

Clare Jenkins meets people with their own reasons for observing the two-minute silence.