Meeting Mary Warnock in the House of Lords

Liza and I were down in London on Thursday to meet with Mary Warnock. Baroness Warnock has recently retired from the House of Lords, but we met her there to talk about In Parenthesis and to find out what she could remember about Oxford during the war and afterwards. Two hours later, we realized that it would be selfish to keep those reminiscences to ourselves, so we’re arranging another trip with a film crew next month …

warnock_rachael                        warnock_liza

If you can’t wait, you can listen to Mary Warnock being interviewed in 1988 for Desert Island Disks, and more recently for Meeting Myself Coming Back. Her memoir, People and Places, also contains fascinating portraits of Murdoch, Anscombe, and Foot.


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