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Diary 1975, 1975

MS. 12864/16

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Subjects discussed in this diary include: press coverage of Mary Whitehouse, broadcasting and morality; BBC television programmes, including The Frost Interview, Doctor Who (25 January), The Fight Against Slavery (20-26 April) and The Legend of Robin Hood (28 December); the Greater London Council; the Annan Committee on the future of broadcasting (discussed in various entries 12 January-18 September); magazine Forum; sex education; Enid Wistrich's report on the abolition of censorship in films intended for over-18-year-old viewers (23-29 January); Margaret Thatcher's election as leader of the Conservative Party (11 February); National Viewers' and Listeners' Association; speaking engagements, debates and interviews; work by Mary Whitehouse on book, provisionally called The Sex Drug [probably later published as Whatever Happened to Sex?]; book Show Me! [ Zieg mal] (discussed in various entries 30 March-19 August); film More About the Language of Love (5 June); film It Could Happen to You (10-13 July); socialist influence in Portugal; Betty Ford; magazine She (12 and 19 August); film Deep Throat (13 August); pornography; an invitation for Mary Whitehouse to write an article for Penthouse magazine (20 August-8 September); ATV television programme Pilger (28 August-11 September); Brunel Conference on Censorship; religious education in schools; the assassination of Ross McWhirter (28 November-14 December); Norris McWhirter and the foundation of the National Association of Freedom (2 December); The Joy of Sex by Alex Comfort (29 December)


  • 1975


1 volume

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 12864/16

Repository Details

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Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom