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The Dick Cavett Show: ‘Christian Views on Abortion and Homosexuality’

Source:The New Democrat “Archbishop of Canterbury, Michael Ramsey debates with Jane Fonda over his stance on other beliefs and atheism, and discusses the laws surrounding homosexual relations and abortion. Date aired – March 13, 1970 – Jane Fonda, Peter Fonda, … Continue reading

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Willy Beable: Diana Dors Documentary

Source:The New Democrat “Short documentary profiling the life of British ‘Blonde Bombshell’ Diana Dors, who died of cancer in 1984.” From Willy Beable English Muffin Diana Dors (as I call her) got tagged as the British Marilyn Monroe and the latest … Continue reading

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Classic Film & TV Cafe: The Notorious Landlady (1962) ‘Scene with Jack Lemmon and Kim Novak’

Source:The New Democrat  “Diplomat Jack Lemmon has just returned to England and doesn’t know that everyone else suspects Kim Novak’s character of murdering her husband!” From Classic Film & TV Cafe Just on a personal note first: it was the early … Continue reading

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The Economist: Daniel Franklin- ‘What’s The Point of NATO?’

Source:The New Democrat  “NATO was set up in 1949 to counter the Soviet threat. Its North American and European members must continue to change the alliance if it is to remain relevant in the 21st century.” Source:The Economist: Daniel Franklin- … Continue reading

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The Economist: ‘The Literature of Liberalism’

Source: The New Democrat  “THE definition of liberalism has long been the source of disagreement. The tension between its various strands—such as American progressivism, libertarianism and the classical tradition in which The Economist was founded—can seem irreconcilable. So for Open … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Elizabeth Bruenig- ‘This Is Not Your Grandfather’s Concept of Socialism’

Source:The New Democrat  “After Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s primary win, columnist Elizabeth Bruenig explains why democratic socialism is taking off… From The Washington Post Elizabeth Bruenig, is right that what’s called democratic socialism or social democracy, is not let’s just say it which … Continue reading

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Thames TV: Looks Familiar With Denis Norden- Diana Dors, Larry Grayson & Farley Granger: From 1982

Source: The New Democrat  “Clips taken from Thames TV’s ‘Looks familiar’ featuring actors Farley Granger, Diana Dors and comedian Larry Grayson. In these segments the stars talk about their favorite films and what they thought of Hollywood. First shown: 26/04/1982.” … Continue reading

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The Economist: ‘Liberalism- Where Did it Come From and Are its Days Numbered?’

Source:The New Democrat  “Liberalism has been the dominant political philosophy in the West for more than 200 years. Populists say liberals are too elite and are out of touch with ordinary people. Here’s what you need to know about liberalism … Continue reading

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The Michael Parkinson Show: Diana Dors, Kenneth Williams & Desmond Morris (1971)

Source:Anorak– English Muffin Diana Dors, on The Michael Parkinshow in 1971. Source:The New Democrat “Diana Dors, Kenneth Williams and Desmond Wilcox on Parkinson show 1971” From Anorak From every interview I’ve seen of Diana Dors at least from the 1970s, she … Continue reading

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Retro TV: ‘The Unforgettable Diana Dors’

Source:The New Democrat  “Short documentary profiling the life of British ‘Blonde Bombshell’ Diana Dors, who died of cancer in 1984. Movie clips and TV footage is mixed with celebrity interviews, including rare appearances by actor Rod Steiger and veteran director … Continue reading

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