Christopher Sandford

About

Christopher Sandford is the author of Union Jack: John F. Kennedy’s Special Relationship with Great Britain and Masters of Mystery: The Strange Friendship of Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini. He has worked as a film and music writer and reviewer for more than 20 years.

“Rivers of Blood” Revisited

from The Evening of Life, Volume 20, Number 3

Powell reached the apogee of his lifelong political brinkmanship, or, conversely, committed professional suicide—in either case, instantly establishing his personal legend—on April 20, 1968.

The Summer of Love

from The Post-Modern Self, Volume 19, Number 1

For millions of young Britons, it seems fair to say that sex, drugs, and rock ’n’ roll took their place against a normal existence of knitting, cricket, and worrying about exams.