The Politics of Speechmaking at the Festival of Ideas

The politics of speechmaking

24 Oct 2011

Modern politicians are too stuck in a 24/7 media bubble to make the kind of grand speeches associated with past leaders, a debate on political rhetoric at the Cambridge Festival of Ideas heard last week.

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Max Born

Born identity revealed in newly-opened archive

07 Oct 2011

A Nobel Prize Medal, a postcard from Einstein and a Hitler-stamped letter of expulsion are among a fascinating archive of documents and other material belonging to Max Born – one of the fathers of quantum mechanics – being opened by Cambridge University’s Churchill Archives Centre.

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