Peter Whittle

New Culture Forum

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Director of the New Culture Forum, a right-leaning think-tank, and commentator for several British papers, including the Telegraph, Sunday Times and Spectator magazine; author of several books, including Monarchy Matters and Being British: What's Wrong with It?

Peter Whittle on KCRW

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