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Names and faces

Posted: December 31, 2012 at 4:53 a.m.

Classified documents being made public Friday detail how BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile was comfortable at the heart of the British government during his heyday in the 1980s, lunching with Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at her country home, sending her jokey thank-you notes and lobbying for tax breaks and contributions for his charitable works.

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Front Section, Pages 2 on 12/31/2012

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