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First political memories.

Iain Dale has scared the bejasus out of me with his interview with Adam Rickitt, in which the latter's earliest political memory is of the Wall coming down. Having been born in the mid/late 60s, my earliest memories relate to Watergate and the '74 elections. Anyone else want to confess?
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Blogger Ellee Seymour said... 3:21 pm

This gives your age away doesn't it. Long ago, Clement Freud was my MP. He invited me to Westminster, though I was unable to attend.  



Blogger Croydonian said... 4:14 pm

Yup, a youthful 39....

Can't say I've ever been represented by a 'celebrity' MP.  



Blogger barbara worth said... 9:41 pm

Death of Martin Luther King- though it seems so long ago it might as well have been Martin Luther.  



Blogger Croydonian said... 1:10 pm

For the October'74 election I remember sitting on the floor at 6 in the morning at friend's house waiting to see if his father had won Bury St Edmunds for Labour. Unsurprisingly, he didn't, although having just gone for a mooch around the Keele Uni electoral data site I've found he did secure 74 more votes than he did in February.  



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