Collins: Contending with the gunpowder plotters

November 5, 2010
The rhyming imperative to “remember, remember the fifth of November” rose to prominence worldwide thanks to the sultry tones of Natalie Portman’s voice in the 2006 action film “V for Vendetta.” But for those of us raised at British schools, the lyrics were already quite familiar, as was the story: man hates government, man tries »