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0419990902

Christopher Hitchens meets four great nonconformists. 4: Basil Davidon, the distinguished historian of AFRICA who was an SOE operative in the Balkans during the Second World War.

05The Great Terror19990903

Christopher Hitchens meets four great nonconformists. 5: Robert Conquest. Soviet expert, former Communist Party member, friend of Kingsley Amis and first publisher of Philip Larkin, Conquest is a renowned limerick writer and author of the definitive book on Stalin's purges, `The Great Terror'.

X0119990830

Christopher Hitchens meets four great nonconformists. 1: Eugene McCarthy. The independent Democrat whose anti-Vietnam stance came close to unsettling America remembers his battles with the Kennedys, his Communist witch-hunting namesake, and the brutal police assault on the Chicago Democrat convention.

X0219990831

Christopher Hitchens meets four great nonconformists. 2: Bernard Knox, part 1. Today, a classicist who was a combatant in the Spanish Civil War.

X0319990901

Christopher Hitchens meets four great nonconformists. 3: Bernard Knox, part 2. Bernard Knox recounts his combat in the Second World War and his postwar defence of the classics in the UNITED STATES.