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'The Fixers: David Astor', born-digital audio recording of a BBC Radio 4 programme, 2003

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MS. Sampson digital 59

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Programme about the life of David Astor, editor of the Observer. There are contributions from Neal Ascherson, foreign correspondent; David Astor; Jane Bown, photographer; Anthony Howard, journalist; Hermione O'Donovan, Astor's secretary; Anthony Sampson, leader writer; and Donald Trelford, editor. Sampson talks about the Suez Crisis, South Africa, Nelson Mandela, and the racism of Nancy Astor, David Astor's mother. Broadcast 25 Sept. 2003.

Running time 00.27.31 hours.

Dates

  • 2003

Extent

1 item

Conditions Governing Access

Closed.

Shelfmark

MS. Sampson digital 59

Physical Facet

Format: digital

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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