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Items removed from 1975 diary, 1975

MS. 12864/17

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Press cuttings and correspondence on subjects including: Mary Whitehouse; censorship; Enid Wistrich's report on the abolition of censorship in films intended for over-18-year-old viewers; the Annan Committee on the future of broadcasting; abortion; Betty Ford; film Deep Throat; allegations of left-wing bias in broadcasting; the suggestion that Mary Whitehouse was being allowed to vet BBC television programmes; the assassination of Ross McWhirter; The Legend of Robin Hood.

Correspondents include Sir Michael Swann, Charles Curran, Brian Young, Sir Keith Joseph, Frank [Longford], John Carmel Heenan, Donald [Cuggan], Robin Day and Charles Curran, among others.

Also includes: note containing proposals regarding film distribution; note containing diary entry for 2 July; note titled 'Prophetic Utterance - 9th July, 1975' by Alex Buchanan; note containing diary entry for 18 September regarding religious education; note containing diary entry for 22 December, mostly regarding The Legend of Robin Hood.


  • 1975


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 12864/17

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom