According to Time Magazine in 1970, Jessica ‘Decca’ Mitford, a blue-blooded English aristocrat and one of the famous Mitford sisters, was the ‘Queen of the muckrakers’. Decca tops my list of fantasy dinner party guests – she was fearless, witty and dogged. At age 19 she ran away from home, joined the Spanish Civil War, and later became a communist and an activist for civil rights issues.
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