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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 26. Chapters: Tom Driberg, Leonard Dawe, Roger Squires, Jonathan Crowther, Will Shortz, A. N. Prahlada Rao, Jan Buckner Walker, John Galbraith Graham, Merl Reagle, Tyler Hinman, Crosaire, Trip Payne, Frank W. Lewis, Christine Lovatt, Derrick Somerset Macnutt, Barbara Hall, Adrian Bell, Alistair Ferguson Ritchie, Arthur Wynne, Paula Bauersmith, Brendan Emmett Quigley, Margaret Farrar, Don Manley, Edward Powys Mathers, Henry Hook, Bob Smithies, Francis Heaney. Excerpt: Thomas Edward Neil Driberg, Baron Bradwell (22 May 1905 - 12 August 1976), generally known as Tom Driberg, was a British journalist, politician and High Anglican churchman who served as a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1942 to 1955 and from 1959 to 1974. A member of the British Communist Party for more than 20 years, he was first elected to parliament as an Independent, and joined the Labour Party in 1945. He never held any ministerial office, but rose to senior positions within the Labour Party and was a popular and influential figure in left-wing politics for many years. The son of a retired colonial officer, Driberg was educated at Lancing and Christ Church, Oxford. After leaving the university without a degree, he attempted to establish himself as a poet before joining the Daily Express as a reporter, later becoming a columnist. In 1933 he began the "William Hickey" society column, which he continued to write until 1943. He was later a regular columnist for the Co-operative Group newspaper Reynolds News and for other left-leaning journals. He wrote several books, including biographies of the press baron Lord Beaverbrook and the fugitive British diplomat Guy Burgess. He retired from the House of Commons in 1974, and was subsequently raised to the peerage as Baron Bradwell of Bradwell juxta Mare in the County of Essex. Driberg made no secret of his homosexuality, w...