Clement Attlee became Prime Minister 75 years ago because, under a quiet exterior, he was ruthlessly brilliant
Everyone knows the Churchill quip about Clement Attlee – ‘A modest little man with plenty to be modest about.’ Almost no one knows Attlee’s typically terse and pronounless description of Churchill’s political style: ‘Trouble with Winston. Nails his trousers to the mast. Can’t get down.’ ...
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