Reference numberPB/8/48
Previous numbersH.91-H.92
TitleContribution to 'Freedom from Want', produced by ATV.
DescriptionThe programme was to be produced by John Nelson Burton for screening on 25 February 1962, with contributions from Blackett and many other distinguished participants. Filming took place as planned, but shortly before transmission the producer was replaced and the programme revised. The news script was not acceptable and the distinguished contributors withdrew from the programme, sending an explanatory letter to 'The Times'
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