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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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Dad’s letters April/May 1945

So we reach another instalment. The war itself is coming to an end. The setbacks of the winter, the threat from the Battle of the Bulge are over. Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin had met at Yalta in the February. This … Continue reading

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