Henry Fairlie

Macmillan’s ‘Night of the Long Knives’ was political genius (1962)


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Henry Fairlie
Henry Fairlie wrote for The Spectator in the 1950s and the 1960s. His pieces are widely thought to be the first examples of the modern political column. He later moved to the US, where he wrote for the New Republic and the Washington post. He died in 1990, aged 66.

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