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5 October 1957: People suspect you of taking the Guardian or the Times for effect, but they know that you take the Telegraph because you like it, and if you like it you're obviously a superior person.
A 1975 profile of the legendary Sunday Times editor and investigative journalist, who has died at the age of 92.
5 September 1936: The world has less than it had expected to fear or to hope from Soviet Russia.
12 January 1918: Politicians and rulers would do well to remember that history is in the keeping of artists and men of learning.
2 July 1971: Like a Tory party conference, a rock concert consists of a large number of people sitting and listening, more often bored than they would care to admit.
21 September 1940: Stephen Spender reviews Robert Graves, whose poems he declares “always remarkable, often beautiful”, though “warped and weather-beaten”.
12 January 1918: An appreciation of the evolutionary wonder of the right whale, a long-lived, dumb, peace-loving creature – too gentle to survive man's frightfulness for long.
3 August 1984: Ku Klux Klan violence and state complicity in the southern states of the US.
28 September 1918: What led to the collapse of Austro-Hungary?
11 July 1975: Students should not continue to be despised for doing no work when work is no longer thought a clever thing to do.
20 February 1926: Only those unfortunate persons who are incapable of reading poetry can resist TS Eliot’s rhythms.