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Literary: correspondence on and scripts of BBC broadcasts to Europe (and Latin America) of readings from WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Oct 1948 - Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/47A-B

Scope and Contents

Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow] and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel]; CSC; [literary assistants] Denis Kelly and William Deakin.Other subjects include: the effect of the broadcasts on Emery Reves' [earlier Imre Revesz] negotiations for German rights; WSC's fees going to the Churchill Homes for the Elderly; requests to use extracts from WSC's broadcasts.Also includes: details of BBC fee payments and cheque counterfoils; scripts of readings (some annotated by Kelly) from "The Hinge of Fate" [volume 4] and "The Grand Alliance" [volume 3] for the Russian, Brazilian, Spanish, German, Romanian, Yugoslav, and Finnish sections; script for "The Story of Munich" part 3.


  • Creation: Oct 1948 - Oct 1951

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