Hidden Histories #11: “I feel guilty for not trying to escape from all of my prison sentences”

Daniel
Daniel
Jun 6, 2018 · 8 min read

“Dear people,

We have got a cat and she’s got a kitten called Mittens, and I am asking if any of you could adopt her [….]If none of you will have her Mummy may have to drown her, so I hope some one will have her”

“Having been organising secretary for the first Aldermaston anti-nuclear bomb march in 1958.

How would you like to be remembered?

“As a persistent, but not humourless, peace activist



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Politics Curator at the Library of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Sharing "hidden histories" from the archives.

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