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Diary 1970, 1970

MS. 12864/6

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Subjects discussed in this diary include: press coverage of Mary Whitehouse, broadcasting and morality; sex education, particularly sex education broadcasts; BBC television programmes, including 24 Hours and Panorama; Danish pornography; Ken Russell film The Dance of the Seven Veils (15-18 February); speaking engagements; film Every Home Should Have One (3-6 March); World in Action episode The State of Denmark, featuring Mary Whitehouse (15-24 March, 3 April); violence on television; debates on a euthanasia bill (5-10 April); Apollo 13 (14-16 April); ATV television programmes, including Beyond Belief; Richard Nixon; the Cambodian Civil War; General Election; the cancellation of tour by the South African cricket team (21-22 May); play by Dennis Potter (26 May); Enoch Powell; riots in Bogside and Bernadette Devlin (27 June); National Viewers' and Listeners' Association; Cliff Richard; an episode of arts programme Aquarius featuring a sequence on stage show Oh! Calcutta! (17-21 September).


  • 1970


1 volume

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 12864/6

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom