Christopher Hitchens, 28 June 1990
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A Slight Case of Libel: Meacher v. Trelford and Others by Alan Watkins.
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“... outcome, it did seem that Mr Meacher, formerly a desiccated Fabian, had evolved into Tony Benn’s spear-carrier. Well, said my friend (who, though of sound politics, was not a political man), it seemed jolly rum to him. While at Berkhamstead School, he had been visited with scorching castigations by Meacher, a prefect with a forbidding reputation. ‘I can ...”