DIED. LORD JENKINS,
82, polymathic former President of the European Commission in Brussels and ex-Home Secretary in Britain who pushed reforms on divorce and homosexuality before helping to found the Social Democratic Party in 1981; in Oxfordshire, England. A distinguished journalist and acclaimed biographer, Roy Jenkins penned Gladstone
(1995) and Churchill
(2001). In 1987 Jenkins was made a life peer and elected Chancellor of Oxford University. He served as a mentor to Prime Minister Tony Blair, who described him last week as "one of the most remarkable people to ever grace British politics."
DEPORTED. PAUL FRANCIS GADD,...
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