How Robert Maxwell bullied his way into the establishment

But there was never anyone like Robert Maxwell, born Jan Hoch in 1923 to a desperately poor Jewish family in Ruthenia, then a Czechoslovak province. His ego was monstrous. After he took over Mirror Group Newspapers, his picture appeared in the group’s flagship Daily Mirror, frequently on its front page, 100 times in six months.

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