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Programme Catalogue - Details: 02 December 196719671202

Next in series: 02 December 1967

Previous in series: 29 November 1967

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SBH:Albert Griffiths, General Secretary of ASLEF, interviewed after his meeting with the Minister of Labour, Ray Gunter, over ASLEF's dispute with the British Railways Board.

Interviewer: Clifford Luton (SNF) From Radio Newsreel

PRE:Following BRB's action in removing brake vans from trains, ASLEF's threatened work-to-rule will take place.

He recognises the seriousness of the consequences of this action, both to the country and to his union.

OTN:YHN 4126 TXN/TDT:R4 02-Dec-1967

Broadcast history

02 Dec 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Clifford Luton (int)

Albert Griffiths (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291961.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 02 December 196719671202

Next in series: 09 December 1967

Previous in series: 02 December 1967

Description

SBH:The first woman President of the Oxford Union interviewed after her election.

Interviewer: Gordon Kitchen (SNF).

From Radio Newsreel.

PRE:Has had favourable reactions with little anti-feminist criticism and thinks she can handle the job.

Owes position to her record in debates and activities in the Liberal club.

Sees present state of politics as depressing, but offering a challenge; is a member of the Liberal Party because it offers a radical challenge.

OTN:YHN 4130 TXN/TDT:R4 02-Dec-1967 ANT:None.

Broadcast history

02 Dec 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Gordon Kitchen (int)

Geraldine Jones (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291446.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 07 November 196719671107

Next in series: 08 November 1967

Previous in series: 30 October 1967

Description

SBH:The Bishop of Birmingham interviewed on changes he would like to see in Remembrance Day.

Interviewer: Douglas Brown (SNF).

From Radio Newsreel.

PRE:Speaker would like to see emphasis placed on world-wide victims of all wars of history, on pacifism and on youth.

He would like to free Remembrance Day from ridicule attached to badly-mounted military parades.

Left-wing elements do not have monopoly over pacifism.

OTN:YHN 3362 TXN/TDT:R4 07-Nov-1967 ANT:None

Broadcast history

07 Nov 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Douglas Brown (int)

John Wilson (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291357.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 07 October 196719671007

Next in series: 07 October 1967

Previous in series: 27 September 1967

Description

SBH:Sir Leslie O'Brien, Governor of the Bank of England, questioned on the controversial statement he made to British businessmen in Buenos Aires on the British Government's policy on unemployment.

Interviewer: Peter Woods (SNF).

From Radio Newsreel.

PRE:His purpose in making this speech to businessmen in Buenos Aires.

A wider margin of unemployment in Britain is needed, and this has been recognised by the Government and by the Chancellor in his last budget speech.

Speaker is distressed that political capital is being made out of this statement.

DTF:Script (press cutting)

Broadcast history

07 Oct 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Peter Woods (int)

Sir O'Brien (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 290956.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 08 November 196719671108

Next in series: 09 November 1967

Previous in series: 07 November 1967

Description

SBH:Report and interviews on the teachers' pay dispute by David Smeeton (SNF).

From Radio Newsreel.

Broadcast history

08 Nov 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Smeeton (int)

William Alexander (Speaker)

Sir Gould (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291515.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 09 December 196719671209

Next in series: 20 December 1967

Previous in series: 02 December 1967

Description

SBH:Reports and interviews from various parts of Great Britain on the heavy falls of snow in many areas.

Interviewer: Christopher Underwood (SNF).

From the above programme.

Broadcast history

09 Dec 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Chris Underwood (int)

Bruce Parker (Speaker)

Ronald Neil (Speaker)

Robert Gunnell (Speaker)

Bob Campbell (Speaker)

Stuart Leyshon (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291697.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 09 November 196719671109

Next in series: 16 November 1967

Previous in series: 09 November 1967

Description

SBH:Anthony Wigan's (SNF) report (with actualities) on the successful performance of the rocket which is expected to power a manned Apollo spacecraft to the moon before 1970.

From Radio Newsreel.

PRE:Countdown = 0'30"".

N.B.C.

commentator describing disturbance caused by lift off = 0'35"".

Countdown = 0'30"".

OTN:YFN 34339 YFN 34339 TXN/TDT:R4 09-Nov-1967 ANT:None.

None.

CON:WIGAN Anthony (spkr)

Broadcast history

09 Nov 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Anthony Wigan (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291358.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 12 October 196719671012

Next in series: 16 October 1967

Previous in series: 07 October 1967

Description

SBH:Extract from news conference in which the Secretary discusses the Chinese threat in Asia.

Rec.

Washington.

From Radio Newsreel.

PRE:Foresees a billion Chinese armed with nuclear weapons in danger of overrunning Asia.

To ensure peace the free nations of Asia must develop secure institutions and co-operate among themselves.

DTF:Script OTN:YFN 33819 TXN/TDT:R4 12-Oct-1967 ANT:None.

CON:RUSK Dean (spkr)

Broadcast history

12 Oct 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Dean Rusk (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291181.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 16 October 196719671016

Next in series: 18 October 1967

Previous in series: 12 October 1967

Description

SBH:Actuality of fighting that broke out at Myton's building site, between police and strikers.

From Radio Newsreel.

PRE:Shouts of ""Out! Out! Scabs out!"" and ""We won't go!"" Horse's shinny.

Confused shouts and cries.

Sound of scuffling, accompanied by booes and cheers.

Calm police instruction by megaphone.

More cries of ""Scabs out!"" DTF:Script (news cutting) OTN:PTLO 424; YHN 2648 TXN/TDT:R4 16-Oct-1967 ANT:None.

Broadcast history

16 Oct 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Notes: CAIRS 291309.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 18 October 196719671018

Next in series: 23 October 1967

Previous in series: 18 October 1967

Description

SBH:Extract from Mr.

Ray Gunter's speech made at the Medway Government Training Centre, in which he alleges that communist agencies are planning this winter to disrupt the country's economy and the trade union movement.

Part used in Radio Newsreel.

DTF:Script Script Script OTN:YHN 2725 YHN 2725 YHN 2725 TXN/TDT:R4 18-Oct-1967 ANT:None.

None.

CON:GUNTER Ray (spkr)

Broadcast history

18 Oct 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Ray Gunter (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291287.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 20 December 196719671220

Next in series: 21 December 1967

Previous in series: 09 December 1967

Description

SBH:Reports on the reaction in Rome, Bonn and Paris to the crucial Common Market Talks in Brussels at which the French Foreign Minister exercised his right of veto on Britain's application to join.

From Radio Newsreel.

PRE:Band 3 : 1'07"" : Patrick Smith, from Rome.

) Band 4 : 0'55"" : F.D.

Walker, from Bonn.

) All SNF Band 5 : 1'26"" : Erik de Mauny, from Paris.

) DTF:Scripts (Bds.

3 & 5 only) OTN:YFN 35125/A; YFN 35132/A; YFN 35131 TXN/TDT:R4 20-Dec-1967

Broadcast history

20 Dec 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Erik de Mauny (Speaker)

Patrick Smith (Speaker)

F Walker (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291598.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 21 November 196719671121

Next in series: 25 November 1967

Previous in series: 16 November 1967

Description

SBH:The city banker interviewed about the devaluation of sterling.

Interviewer: Graham Turner (SNF) From Radio Newsreel.

PRE:Parity of pound is now at top of its scale instead of at bottom, but confidence doesn't come overnight.

Prime Minister's statement did not indicate all necessary measures would be taken.

Big inflow of dollars expected during next weeks, but would have liked government to have taken a stronger line on such things as incomes and strikes.

NTS:Sterling was devalued on 18.11.67 OTN:YHN 3782 TXN/TDT:R4 21-Nov-1967

Broadcast history

21 Nov 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Graham Turner (int)

David Montague (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291324.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 22 December 196719671222

Next in series: 23 December 1967

Previous in series: 21 December 1967

Description

SBH:The plight of inadequately housed families discussed in interviews with the Chairman of Shelter and two housewives.

Interviewer: Douglas Brown (SNF).

From the above programme.

Broadcast history

22 Dec 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Douglas Brown (int)

Des Wilson (Speaker)

Mrs Davis (Speaker)

Mrs Mcdonald (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291462.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 23 December 196719671223

Next in series: 25 December 1967

Previous in series: 22 December 1967

Description

SBH:The Volunteers: Douglas Brown (SNF) int- roduces and links interviews he conducted with members of voluntary service organis- ations which send volunteers to work abroad in underdeveloped countries.

Recorded for, and partly used in, a programme in the above series.

Broadcast history

23 Dec 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Douglas Brown (int)

John Wilson (Speaker)

David Holdsworth (Speaker)

Leslie Kirkley (Speaker)

Nicholas Morris (Speaker)

Edward Chadwick (Speaker)

Susan Minter (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291955.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 23 October 196719671023

Next in series: 24 October 1967

Previous in series: 18 October 1967

Description

SBH:Report by Graham Turner (SNF) on the government's proposal to legislate against cigarette gift coupons, with interviews with Health Minister, Kenneth Robinson, and Ernest Partridge, Chairman Imperial Tobacco Company.

Interviewers: Graham Turner (SNF) and Reg Abbiss (SNF).

From the above programme.

Broadcast history

23 Oct 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Graham Turner (int)

Reg Abbiss (int)

Kenneth Robinson (Speaker)

John Partridge (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 290922.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 24 October 196719671024

Next in series: 26 October 1967

Previous in series: 23 October 1967

Description

SBH:Eyewitnesses interviewed by Peggy Archer (Bd.4), Emrys Walters (Bd.5) and Michael Purton (Bd.6).

From Radio Newsreel.

Broadcast history

24 Oct 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Peggy Archer (int)

Michael Purton (int)

Emrys Walters (int)

Roger Willey (Speaker)

Clifford Waycott (Speaker)

Eric Cox (Speaker)

P Cawthorne (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291792.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 25 November 196719671125

Next in series: 27 November 1967

Previous in series: 21 November 1967

Description

SBH:Extract from a speech by the Minister at a Wakefield Labour Party meeting in which he refers to unofficial strikes.

From Radio Newsreel.

PRE:Labour Party is in distress and passing through a critical phase.

This country can no longer live off creditors.

Industrial indiscipline shown by number of unofficial strikes.

Right of withrawal of labour must be preserved, but men are now defying their Unions and ignoring agreements.

Temptation to introduce legislation to combat unofficial strikes very great, but has thought it better to await the report of the Royal Commission on Industrial Relations.

OTN:YHN 3920

Broadcast history

25 Nov 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Ray Gunter (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291521.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 27 November 196719671127

Next in series: 28 November 1967

Previous in series: 27 November 1967

Description

SBH:Interviews with a teacher and members of Local Authorities on suspensions at Easington, Co.

Durham, following refusal by teachers to carry out meal duties.

Interviewer: John Hobbs.

From Radio Newsreel.

Broadcast history

27 Nov 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Hobbs (int)

J Nicholson (Speaker)

J Goodwin (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291522.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 28 November 196719671128

Next in series: 29 November 1967

Previous in series: 27 November 1967

Description

SBH:Reg Abbiss (SNF) reports on ASLEF's threat of further industrial action following its dispute with the British Railways Board, and interviews with Leonard Neal, BRB'S Chief of Labour Relations.

From Radio Newsreel

Broadcast history

28 Nov 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Reg Abbiss (int)

Leonard Neal (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291970.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 29 December 196719671229

Next in series: 31 December 1967

Previous in series: 25 December 1967

Description

SBH:Interview with Carol Ann Fry, one of five office girls who are working an extra half-day a week for their firm, Colt Heating & Ventilation, Ltd., Surbiton (Bd.3), and with the firm's marketing director F.W.

Price, who inspired the idea (Bd.4).

Interviewer: Chris Underwood (SNF) From Radio Newsreel.

PRE:Bd.3: 1'36"" Bd.4: 1'50"" OTN:TAC X 75223; YHN 6905

Broadcast history

29 Dec 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Chris Underwood (int)

F Price (Speaker)

Carol Fry (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291971.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 30 October 196719671030

Next in series: 07 November 1967

Previous in series: 26 October 1967

Description

SBH:The professor of chemistry and director of the Royal Institution interviewed after his joint award of the Noble Prise for Chemistry.

Interviewer: David # (SNF).

From Radio Newsreel.

NTS:Professor Porter and fellow British scientist Professor Norrish were jointly awarded half the Nobel prize for chemistry, the other half going to the German Professor Eigen.

Describes how very fast chemical reactions are studied and photographed.

Gives examples of some types of high speed reactions and explains how knowledge gained about them can be put to practical use.

Broadcast history

30 Oct 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Smeeton (int)

George Porter (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291189.