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    • Brief Lives

    • By: W. F. Deedes
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this eclectic selection of biographical sketches Bill Deedes remembers some of the key figures of the 20th century. Political heavyweights such as Ramsay MacDonald, Stanley Baldwin and Anthony Eden are reassessed and revalued, while record breakers such as Sir Edmund Hillary and Roger Bannister are shown to be far more than just their achievements. Further afield, W. F. Deedes ruminates on the chaotic and shady world of Imelda Marcos, the dignity and determination of anti-apartheid campaigner Helen Suzman and the controversial leadership of Ian Smith in Rhodesia.

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    • At War With Waugh

    • By: W. F. Deedes
    • Narrated by: W. F. Deedes
    • Length: 4 hrs and 33 mins
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    History, both political and literary, was made when W. F. Deedes met Evelyn Waugh in 1935. Both were in Abyssinia to cover a war which many in England regarded with bewildered indifference but which profoundly influenced an impending global conflict. Whilst Deedes was principally concerned with filing copy to London, the author of Brideshead Revisited had another agenda and another novel in mind, Scoop

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    • Dear Bill

    • By: W. F. Deedes
    • Narrated by: W. F. Deedes
    • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
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    William Deedes is a national institution. Over the course of a career spanning 70 years, he has become one of the most respected and admired journalists of the last century. This is his story, told with his characteristic modesty, insight, and wit.

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