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Diary, 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/25

Scope and Contents

Diary. Subjects covered include: private meetings with Ian Jacob at the BBC; National Provincial Bank business; United Nations Association meetings; Suez Canal Company business; Chatham House meetings on Anglo-American relations; discussions regarding Drogheda Report; BBC Board of Governors meetings and policy discussions, including remarks on the BBC's relationship with the government, secret intelligence, and the Independent Television Authority, the BBC's responses to the government White Paper on commercial television and the Television Bill, the introduction of colour television and "News in Vision", and the "closed fortnight" or "fourteen-day rule"; and Cadogan's viewing of the filming of programmes at Lime Grove Studios such as "Panorama". Also includes comments on leisure pursuits such as watching television and listening to the radiogram at home; shopping; visits to art galleries, concerts, and theatre in London; and various social engagements.


  • Creation: 1954

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


1 volume(s)

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2014-02-21 11:43:42.970000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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