The Crossman diaries selections from the diaries of a Cabinet Minister, 1964-1970 by R. H. S. Crossman

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  • Crossman, Richard, -- 1907-1974.

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Originally published: London: Cape, 1979.

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StatementRichard Crossman ; introduced and edited by Anthony Howard.
ContributionsHoward, Anthony, 1934-
The Physical Object
Pagination764p.,(8)p. of plates :
Number of Pages764
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20108202M
ISBN 100749307501

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Price. New from. Used from. by:   Crossman may not be a big name today but in his day he was one of the Big Beasts, senior Cabinet ministers who wrestled for supremacy and jostled to win the Prime Minister's favour and backing.

He dictated these diaries which were transcribed and published by his wife after his death, in the face of opposition from the government of the s: An illustration of an open book.

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Crossman, R.H.S. (Richard Howard Stafford), Backbench diaries of Richard Crossman. New York: Holmes & Meier Publishers, (OCoLC) Named Person: R H S Crossman; Richard Howard Stafford Crossman; R H S Crossman: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: R H S Crossman; Janet P Morgan.

A dozen files, rusting at the hinges, contain Richard Crossman's Backbench Diaries. They are closely typed on heavy foolscap, interleaved with crumbling newspaper cuttings -- Crossman's weekly articles for the New Statesman, the Sunday Pictorial and, later, the Daily columns, on domestic and international politics and, for the Statesman, on books, were intellectually much alike.

The Crossman Diaries were eventually published in three volumes, that run to more than 2, pages in total. The critic Clive James wrote that “there is so much detail crammed into these books that it is an act of bravery to pick them up” (New York Review of Books, 31 March In the preface to these diaries, Richard Crossman notes that he had, some years earlier, written a new Introduction to Walter Bagehot’s classic study, The English Constitution, and that his.

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The Crossman Diaries case provides a perfect illustration of the courts unwillingness to apply conventions. The case was regarding the publication of the diaries of Richard Crossman, a minister in the Labour governments from to The Attorney General sought to prevent publication on the grounds of a breach of convention.

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2 In Books and Bookmen, April 3 Quoted. The Crossman Diaries: Selections from the Diaries of a Cabinet Minister 66 copies, 1 review The Diaries of a Cabinet Minister: Minister of Housing, v. 1 54 copies The Diaries of a Cabinet Minister: Lord President of the Council, 39 copies.

The Sunday Times and the Crossman Diaries. Roy Thomson never came to The Sunday Times on a Saturday. We always talked on the telephone. It was doubly unusual to have both Roy and his son Kenneth in my office as I did on the evening of Saturday, 25 January They said there was nothing special on their minds.

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Contemporary British History: Vol. 20, The Wilson Governments Reconsidered Edited by Glen O'Hara and Helen Parr, pp. Downing Street Diary Bernard Donoughue Cape £25, pp The justification never varies. Richard Crossman, Barbara Castle and Tony Benn all insisted that they kept and published diaries.

This case is focused on the Crossman Diaries and whether the restraint of publication of this text is in the public interest on the grounds of preserving the doctrine of collective responsibility.

The relevant parties to this case are the Attorney-General as the plaintiff and the Times Newspapers Ltd. and Jonathan Cape Ltd. as the defendants. Richard Crossman died in Crossman had kept a detailed diary after entering the House of Commons. This included the period when he was a government minister.

Despite attempts by the government of James Callaghan the Crossman Diaries began appearing in It was the first time a cabinet minister had revealled the inner workings of.

LONDON, Nov. 2 — Prime Minister James Callaghan is bitterly criticized in the final volume of the diaries of his onetime Cabinet colleague, Richard Crossman.

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