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Wednesday, 7 November 2001, 12:00AM
Staple Inn Hall

“Tony Wants”: The First Blair Premiership in Historical Perspective

Professor the Lord Hennessy

THE COLIN MATTHEW MEMORIAL LECTURE FOR THE UNDERSTANDING OF HISTORY 

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Peter Hennessy is Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at Queen Mary, University of London, and was recently elected a Fellow of the British Academy. Before joining the Department in 1992, he was a journalist for twenty years with spells on The Times as a leader writer and Whitehall Correspondent, The Financial Times as its Lobby Correspondent at Westminster and The Economist. He was a regular presenter of the BBC Radio 4 Analysis programme from 1987 to 1992. In 1986 he was a co-founder of the Institute of Contemporary British History. Professor Hennessey was Gresham Professor of Rhetoric between 1994 and 1997.

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7 November 2001

“Tony Wants”: The First Blair Premiership in Historical Perspective
Professor the Lord Hennessy

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