Peter Hennessy

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The New Statesman
In all my years working for the BBC, I’d never been given a proper, laminated security passinto the past. And because Attlee led it he, too, has become a figure of mythic
In all my years working for the BBC, I’d never been given a proper, laminated security pass
The New Statesman / Posted 21 days ago
into the past. And because Attlee led it he, too, has become a figure of mythic – or perhaps anti-mythic – significance. Peter Hennessy memorably compared him to Captain Mainwaring of the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard in Dad’s Army: honourable,... Read more
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The New Statesman
Clement Attlee: Labour's own Captain Mainwaringinto the past. And because Attlee led it he, too, has become a figure of mythic
Clement Attlee: Labour's own Captain Mainwaring
The New Statesman / Posted 21 days ago
into the past. And because Attlee led it he, too, has become a figure of mythic – or perhaps anti-mythic – significance. Peter Hennessy memorably compared him to Captain Mainwaring of the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard in Dad’s Army: honourable,... Read more

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