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Baroness Shirley Williams was born in 1930. She was a member of the Labour Party for thirty-five years before becoming a co-founder of the Social Democratic Party and later, the leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of the Lords. She has travelled widely and is a frequent broadcaster.

She has a second career as a professor at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. She married twice: to Bernard Williams, the Oxford philosopher; and to Richard Neustadt, the leading expert on the US Presidency. She has a daughter, a stepdaughter and three grandchildren.

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Climbing the Bookshelves - The Autobiography of Shirley Williams by Shirley Williams
Climbing the Bookshelves - The Autobiography of Shirley Williams
Shirley Williams
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 22 April 2010. One of the most influential women in modern politics Shirley Williams became a politician in 1964 and is still an active voice in politics. As one of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/10/2010
Climbing the Bookshelves - Large Print Edition by Shirley Williams
Climbing the Bookshelves - Large Print Edition
Shirley Williams
One of the most influential women in modern politics Shirley Williams became a politician in 1964 and is still an active voice in politics. As one of the ‘Gang of Four’ she broke form the Labour Party to form the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/10/2009

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