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Stephen Pollard

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Sometimes it is not big events or great men or women that change history. Often, an apparently trivial occasion or insignificant decision changes everything. Stephen Pollard's alternative history of the past sixty years examines ten such crucial days in our history. None of them are obviously historic. But each of them changed the country - some for good, others for ill. Combining history, analysis, humour and polemic, this incisive look at events stretched across six decades reveals how and why...
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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If you don't ask, you don't get

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. To play the piano to concert standard

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. At home with my wife eating chicken soup and matzoh balls and a cheeseboard

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. George Bush

Q. What do you regret most?

A. That's between me and my conscience

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