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Bill Deedes Is Dead: Harry Diamond Survives

by | 19th, August 2007

OLD hacks don’t die and freelancers don’t rest – they just join the Anorak forums:

One of the names which crossed the coffee table was Harry Diamond. Now there was a one off. The first words the young reporter Harry Diamond uttered to Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill on passing him in the corridor at Westminster were: “Excuse me Sir, your flies are open.” Churchill’s brilliant reply was: “My boy, there is no harm in leaving open the door of the cage when the bird is dead.”

It was one of the early incidents of thousands Harry’s life in the press, media and public relations. He is the man who sold Glasgow to the world under the fabulous…

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