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Illiberal lefts 17th April 2007

David Clark (March) is right to say that the 1960s saw a quite inexcusable iconisation of illiberal leftists. On a march against the Vietnam war, I recall chants of, “Hey, hey, LBJ, how many kids did you kill today?” It was only wiser marchers that added, “Ho, Ho, Ho Chi Minh, how many kids have you done in?”

David C Speedie New York

All greek to me 26th April 2007

Mark Cousins (May) scores many direct hits in his review of 300. But it is a shame that he seems to…

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