Tag Archives: 1963

LBJ and JFK: Assassination & the struggle for power

“The King – the President – is dead. The King has a brother. The brother hates the Vice-President. You have a really Shakespearean struggle for power here.”¬† Robert Caro, Lyndon B Johnson’s biographer talking to me about the assassination. It … Continue reading

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Oh What A Lovely War Commemoration!

Recently the Prime Minister¬† spoke of his hopes that events¬† to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War would be a “commemoration that, like the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, says something about who we are as … Continue reading

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