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General Election 2010: Politicians and Health

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David Owen on famous leaders and their illnesses

As the election battle intensifies, politicians go to war with words and the party leaders slug it out in live debates, Westminster veteran Lord Owen talks to Local Government Channel's sister station Surgical TV about his new book "In Sickness and in Power" in which he looks at political leaders down the ages and how their various medical conditions have influenced them and their policies.


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