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Claud Cockburn
Suggestion for a headline in the Times (London), ca. 1929. Claud Cockburn, A Discord of Trumpets (1956)
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Small earthquake in Chile. Not many dead.  - Claud Cockburn
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Born: April 12, 1904

Died: December 15, 1981 (aged 77)

Nationality: British

Occupation: Journalist

Bio: Francis Claud Cockburn of Brook Lodge, Youghal, County Cork, Munster, Ireland was a British journalist. He was a well known proponent of communism. His saying, believe nothing until it has been officially denied is widely quoted in journalistic studies. He was the second cousin, once removed, of novelists Alec Waugh and Evelyn Waugh.

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