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Brief encounter: Cathy Newman

"Don't worry so much. Things will turn out OK."

By Prospect Team   February 2017

1533530aWhat is the first historical event you can recall?

The Falklands War. I must have been about eight. I seem to remember Brian Redhead intoning all the latest on the Today programme, which I woke up to (courtesy of my parents) then, and still do now.

What is the book you are most embarrassed you never read

1984 by George Orwell—though I am now finally about to read it, with my 12-year-old daughter.

One bit of advice you’d give to your younger self? 

Don’t worry so much. Things will turn out OK.…

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