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Democracy and interviews

What is he on about, you may wonder. Prompted by Lisa Reiter we are asked for our memories of interviews. I’m a bit Churchillian here. Re democracy he said, in 1947: Democracy is the worst form of government, except for … Continue reading

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Dad’s letters to Palestine- July and August 1946

We are back in Palestine as the summer heat builds to a crescendo. I’ve posted some more letters and the poem I copied last time. However here we also have Dad’s explanation for writing it. Since starting on these posts … Continue reading

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