Page 6, 3rd August 1973

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Inflated Assassin

Political assassinations rarely achieve the result that their perpetrators intend, and that of Henry IV by Ravaillac was no exception, in the opinion of the present author. What......

Hard Times In Lucknow

The author, who was historical adviser to the controversial B.B.C. Television British Empire series, has written with the aid of contemporary sources a fascinating account of......

Hawkins The Stalwart

The unanimous tributes to Jack Hawkins, at the sad news of his death, testified to a popularity as genuine and heartfelt • throughout his profession as with the public.......

The Bit Players Rebel

Mr. Roy Hudd's presence in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, at the Young Vic, gives one an opportunity to yield to a threewa y temptation. Impenitently, I fall. I wish to......

Imprisoned Without Trial

A clatter of dustbin lids on cold pavement, a banging on the door and the rough shove into the back of a paddy wagon — for many ordinary men in Northern Ireland this has been......

The Gender Trap

Towards Androgyny — Aspects of Male and Female in Literature by Carolyn G. Heilbrun (Gollancz £2.40). If you can raise the faintest glimmer of interest in the Catholic Herald......

Cybernetic Action

Ecclesial Cybernetics by Patrick Granfield (Macmillan £4.50) Despite its forbidding but honest title, this brilliant book is of the greatest concern to the Church, which cannot......

Treacy Is Good For You

A Smell of Broken Glass by Sean Treacy (Tom Stacey, £1.95) Two young men go to a wake in the West of Ireland. As they sit smoking clay pipes and drinking porter with the......

Radio

Wednesday: Radio 3 (Stereo) 7.3010.25 pm — Proms 73, from The Royal Albert Hall, London. Bach: Mass in B minor. 8.35: Readings' from sermons and religious writings of the great......