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By WILLIAM JOHN SHEPHERD
There’s nothing wrong with the “brief life,” which serves an important educational purpose. Hanson falls short, while accepting many myths.
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By FRED GLUECKSTEIN
Churchill’s capacious memory was well stocked with phrases he first heard from Bourke Cockran. “The earth is a generous mother” was the best known, but Churchill also recited his most basic beliefs in Cockran’s words.
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