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Mitford duchess on taking tea with Hitler

The Dowager Duchess of Devonshire is the youngest and last surviving of the six aristocratic Mitford sisters who were famed for their high profile relationships and political affiliations.

She talks to Newsnight's Kirsty Wark about her extraordinary life - including joining her sister Unity for tea with Adolf Hitler when he was leader of Germany.

Broadcast on Tuesday 14 December 2010.

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