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Transcripts of interviews and discussions, mainly for radio, 1946 - 1984

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Wootton 3/2/1

Scope and Contents

File 1;
Item 1. Forces Educational Broadcast, 'Background to Beveridge - or History Backwards', Tues 6 August 1946, 10-10.20 Light Programme
Item 2. Midland Home Service, 'Liberty and the Individual', Wed 11 December 1946
Item 3. 'Belief and Unbelief': BW and the Rt Rev F A Cockin, Bishop of Bristol, discussing the question 'What do we mean by evil?', Tues 11 November 1947, Home Service
File 2;
Item 4. National Savings Committee: national savings talk by BW at 5.50pm, Home Service 25 January 1948
Item 4a. transcript made from a telephone recording of the Any Questions programme from the BBC Light Programme, 1 November 1957
Item 5. Extract from 'At Home and Abroad', Home Service 18 March 1958, BW being interviewed after a 2-month stay in Ghana, a year after its independence within the Commonwealth
Item 6. European division, German service, German feature: 'English Portrait: Barbara Wootton', 25 September 1958, in German
File 3;
Item 7. 'Equality: no. 7 - Equality of Remuneration', Sunday 9 Feb 1958, on London Calling Asia: Purple Network (there are two versions of this - a) is a partial, corrected transcript and b) is the full transcript with Singleton's questions
Item 8. Conference on 'The Press and the Law', Home Service 21 June 1962
Item 9. Further conference on 'The Press and the Law', Home Service 20 September 1962
Item 10. European Service General News Talk, 1 January 1967, Changing Society no. 78 - interview with BW
File 4;
Item 11.' Women of Our Century: Baroness Barbara Wootton', being an interview by Ann Clwyd, 26 July 1984, BBC
Item 12. 'Face the Press', Tyne Tees Television Ltd, recorded 4 January 1984: Baroness Wootton of Abinger interviewed by Polly Toynbee of The Guardian, Geoffrey Smith of The Times, and Anthony Howard
File 5
Item 13. 'Women of Our Century' (as in 11. above), being a photocopy of the published text by Leonie Caldecott, published Ariel Books, BBC, 1984
Item 14. 'Dialogue with Doubt' - 'Last Programmes' from Rediffusion Television, published SCM Press Ltd 1967 - photocopy of Chapter 4 on 'Social and Political Action', Bruce Venn (a Presbyterian Minister) and BW talking with Peter Snow re Christianity and Humanism
Item 15. 'Homosexuality and the Law', a programme broadcast by Granada TV Network Ltd on 5 September 1957 [the day after the presentation to Parliament of the report of the Committee on Homosexual Offences and Prostitution under the chairmanship of Sir John Wolfenden]: published transcription of the programme chaired by Jo Grimond, Leader of the Liberal party, participants including BW
Item 16. 'Another 600 Years?' by BW, in commemoration of the 600th anniversary of the English Justices of the Peace, Home Service 25 June 1961.
Item 17. [missing] London Calling on rates of pay. [The dates given are mostly dates of transmission.]


  • Creation: 1946 - 1984



5 file(s) : Paper

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Finding aid date

2004-11-15 10:46:57+00:00

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