Earliest political memories in the classroom

Last autumn we ran an experimental online public engagement series called ‘earliest political memories’. We collected a total of 68 memories that were generously contributed by members of the public. You […]

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Earliest political memory of the day #68

My first political memory is Friday November 22 1963 the day John F Kennedy was assassinated. I remember lying content on the floor next to a crackling fire in the […]

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Earliest political memory of the day #67

I think a belief in social justice (in my non-religious home) was always the moral backdrop of my upbringing. So my first political memories are of disruption to that taken-for-grantedness. […]

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Earliest political memory of the day #66

It happens when I was in kindergarten at age 5 or 6, in the mid 1990s. One day I watched television news when playing toys. The news was about governor […]

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Earliest political memory of the day #65

Watching Michael Foot on a open top double decker bus. I must have been about 8 years old. Foot was approaching a town called Failsworth just outside Oldham. As he […]

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Earliest political memory of the day #64

Η πρώτη πολιτική μου μνήμη είναι η εκλογή μου ως πρόεδρος του πενταμελούς συμβουλίου της τάξης μου στη β γυμνασίου! My first political recollection was being elected class president in my […]

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