Letter: The rewards of activism

21 Apr

The upheavals that Betty Tebbs and her second husband, Len, went through included, in the years around 1950, leaving the Labour party for the Communist party and going back again. In an interview with Sarah Irving, Betty said of her activism: “It’s not all grind. What you get back from it are lifelong friendships and understanding … I’ve often said I don’t know what I’d do if peace broke out, but it’d be lovely, wouldn’t it?”

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