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Colin White in Life and Times of Lord Horatio Nelson

In Nelson's Footsteps: Life and Times of Lord Horatio Nelson

2008 NR

In this documentary, historian Colin White examines the career of British flag officer Lord Horatio Nelson, chronicling the naval hero's rise to prominence and his dramatic victory over France and Spain at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. Journeying to the locales that figured prominently in Nelson's life, including his childhood home and the ship HMS Victory, White also reveals aspects of Nelson's personal life, including his troubled marriage.