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Longford : a biographical portrait

Author: Mary Craig
Publisher: London : Hodder and Stoughton, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Francis Aungier Pakenham, 7th Earl of Longford, KG, PC (5 December 1905? 3 August 2001), known as Baron Pakenham from 1945 to 1961, was a British politician and social reformer. He was a Labour Cabinet minister whose long crusade for penal reform attracted much controversy during the later years of his life with his ultimately unsuccessful campaign for the release of Moors murderer Myra Hindley from prison. He was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Frank Pakenham Longford, Earl of; Frank Pakenham Longford, Earl of
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Craig
ISBN: 0340232676 9780340232675
OCLC Number: 4409818
Description: 220 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Mary Craig.

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"Francis Aungier Pakenham, 7th Earl of Longford, KG, PC (5 December 1905? 3 August 2001), known as Baron Pakenham from 1945 to 1961, was a British politician and social reformer. He was a Labour Cabinet minister whose long crusade for penal reform attracted much controversy during the later years of his life with his ultimately unsuccessful campaign for the release of Moors murderer Myra Hindley from prison. He was also lampooned by the media for touring sex clubs in Denmark in 1971 as part of his commission of inquiry into pornography. He was known to his family and friends as Frank Longford."--Wikipedia.

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