David Kynaston

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Name: David Kynaston
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

From the the culturally conservative Fifties to the Swinging Harold Wilson Sixties

Modernity Britain: Book Two – a Shake of the Dice (1959-62)David KynastonBloomsbury, 464pp, £25How can anyone write the history of modern times? There’s just too much of it. The past half-dozen decades have been saturated, drenched, inundated by recording ... [Published New Statesman - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Alan Johnson, working class hero

Tom Jackson, General Secretary of the Union of Postal Workers, addresses sorting office workers on strike in 1970. © Popperfoto/Please, Mr Postman by Alan Johnson (Bantam Press £16.99)In strict category terms, This Boy , the first volume of memoirs by ... [Published Prospect - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

David Kynaston's Modernity Britain review: 'Detailed snapshot' of a pivotal time

Fings certainly weren't "wot they used t'be", in the words of the ever-so Cockney 1960 West End smash musical.The sight of Edwardian-looking Harold Macmillan attending Beyond The Fringe, the ever-so modern satirical show that lampooned the prime minister ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Inside this week’s New Statesman | Britain in meltdown

BRITAIN IN MELTDOWNTHE ESTABLISHMENT IS IN A BLIND PANIC OVER SCOTLAND. HOW ON EARTH DID IT COME TO THIS? ASKS JASON COWLEY . WITH CONTRIBUTIONS FROM JIM MURPHY MP AND GERRY HASSAN ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAILRETHINKING NIXONFORTY YEARS AFTER WATERGATE, CAN ... [Published New Statesman - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

The ultimate lesson of Howards End is tolerance | David Kynaston

Half a century after I first read EM Forster’s classic, I am even more aware now that intolerance – religious, nationalist, ethnic – does the most damage Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson in the 1992 film adaption of Howards End directed by James ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

How class impacts on education | @guardianletters

_ The government response to news of failing white working-class pupils is both telling and puzzling (, 18 June). Given the range of factors that this group has in common with other disadvantaged and deprived groups, it ought to raise eyebrows if not ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 18 2014]
First reported May 27 2014 - Updated May 27 2014 - 1 reports

Special report: an outsider’s guide to the City of London

J ustin is a senior banker, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, at a big investment bank based in London's Canary Wharf. If anyone is a ‘master of the universe’, it is Justin, who never does tell me how much he earns, nor even how many digits his ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 27 2014]

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From the the culturally conservative Fifties to... [Published New Statesman - Sep 18 2014]
Alan Johnson, working class hero [Published Prospect - Sep 18 2014]
David Kynaston's Modernity Britain review: 'Det... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
Inside this week’s New Statesman | Britain in m... [Published New Statesman - Sep 10 2014]
The ultimate lesson of Howards End is tolerance... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 18 2014]
How class impacts on education | @guardianletters [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 18 2014]
Special report: an outsider’s guide to the City... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 27 2014]
'Seldon’s proposal reinforces a myth: only by p... [Published Times Education Supplement - Jan 21 2014]
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