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Items removed from 1980 diary, 1980

MS. 12864/27

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Press cuttings and correspondence on subjects including: the report of the Committee on Obscenity and Film Censorship; pornography; Mary Whitehouse; Tony Garnett; Myra Hindley; a television monitoring report [2nd Hastings report]; the awarding of the CBE to Mary Whitehouse; education; Broadcasting Bill; television programme The War Game; play The Romans in Britain by Howard Brenton.

Correspondents include William Whitelaw, Alvar Lidell, John Stokes, Clive Whitmore (on behalf of Margaret Thatcher), Mary Wilson, Robert Runcie, the Earl of Halsbury [Tony Giffard], Margaret Thatcher, the Rev. Basil Watson, William Rees-Mogg, the Rev. Don Humphries and Nikolai Tolstoy, among others.

Also includes: prayer card; poem Eyes... By Vision Fed by 'Geoffrey', dedicated to Mary Whitehouse.


  • 1980


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 12864/27

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom