Listening In To History

Ruth Ive talks about her role as official censor during World War II when, whilst only in her early twenties, she had the authority to terminate calls between Churchill and Roosevelt.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19900421]

Unknown: Ruth Magnus

Producer: Cathy Drysdale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910224]

In 1941, 22-year-old Ruth Ive began a job which involved telephones, world-famous voices and an all-important censor key. Today, she retraces her steps with June Knox-Mawer and uncovers one of our wartime secrets...

Producer Cathy Drysdale. Stereo (R)

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Unknown: Ruth Ive

Producer: Cathy Drysdale.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910224]

Unknown: Ruth Ive

Producer: Cathy Drysdale.