Our President in 1968/69 was:

Ludovic Kennedy

He proposed the Toast to Sir Walter at our 61st Annual Dinner on Friday 7th March 1969 in The North British Hotel, Edinburgh

Read the text of his address here

Sir Ludovic Henry Coverley Kennedy FRSL (3 November 1919 – 18 October 2009) was a Scottish journalist, broadcaster, humanist and author best known for re-examining cases such as the Lindbergh kidnapping and the murder convictions of Timothy Evans and Derek Bentley, and for his role in the abolition of the death penalty in the United Kingdom.

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