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... and all are ankle deep in blood. I'm having as much fun as a monkey."

That's what Che Guevara wrote to his mother whilst being bombed in Guatemala by American planes in the process on replacing the democatic regime with a puppet dictatorship. Plus ça change.

Anyway, listening to the Mark Steele lecture on Guevara.

And here's a thought, Oliver Cromwell, Britain's most succesful revolutionary, probably had abroad country accent, a bit like Norfolk. Arrp!

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davidt3001
Feb. 18th, 2009 12:56 pm (UTC)
Richard Harris (an ironic choice) played Cromwell in the movie. He thought that the best way to sound like old Ironsides was to run up and down hills while smoking Woodbines.
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