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The Irishwoman Who Shot Mussolini

Four people tried to assassinate Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini. Only one person ever came close - her name was Violet Gibson and she was Irish. Violet spend the rest of her life in mental institutions, forgotten by society and by history.

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Documentary Maker: Steve Cummins

Steve Cummins is a journalist with The Irish Times, The Sunday Times and NME. With more than 10 years experience covering music and popular culture, his work has also appeared in Hot Press, Nylon, the Irish Independent, RTE Online and the Irish Examiner, among numerous other publications worldwide.

He lives in Dublin. This is his first documentary for RTE.

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