The War Of Words

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Today the third volume of the History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom - The War of Words, covering the period 1939-45 - is published.

DONALD MCLACHLAN discusses the book and the issues it raises about the degree of censorship necessitated by wartime conditions, the maintenance of morale athome and abroad, the relationship between ' black ' and ' white ' broadcasting, and the independence of the BBC during this vital period with the author ASA BRIGGS and ALAN BULLOCK

RICHARD CROSSMAN , MP and HARMAN GRISEWOOD Produced by ANNE DUNCAN -JONES

Contributors

Unknown: Donald McLachlan

Unknown: Asa Briggs

Unknown: Alan Bullock

Unknown: Richard Crossman

Produced By: Anne Duncan