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The Prospect Interview #140: Andrew Adonis on Ernest Bevin

He was Labour's Churchill—so why has he been forgotten?

By Prospect Team  

One of the most influential statesmen of the 20th century has since been largely forgotten. Why is that? Andrew Adonis joins the Prospect Interview to discuss the life and work of Ernest Bevin, 20th-century trade union leader and former minister of labour and foreign secretary. Bevin, who Adonis calls “Labour’s Churchill,” has much to teach the Labour Party about where it goes today.

You can read Prospect’s review of Ernest Bevin: Labour’s Churchill here.


       

Find all episodes of the Prospect Interview here

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