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7.30 How and Why?: 7: Testing Testing
An enquiry into physics teaching today.
A series of fifteen programmes concerned with new ideas at the 11-16 age range.
Introduced by W. Ritchie.

What are examinations meant to find out and how? The answers will determine how we teach.
with E. J. Wenham and N. K. Turner.

8.0 Wealth of a Nation: 7: Planned Growth?
A series of eleven programmes which consider the economics of growth.

Would greater economic planning spur the British economy into faster growth? If so, what kind of planning?
Presenting the programme are: Roger Opie, Fellow and Tutor in Economics at New College, Oxford; Geoffrey Stuttard, Tutor in Industrial Studies for London University.
With contributions from: Paul Bareau, Editor of The Statist; Joan Robinson, Reader in Economics at Cambridge; Nita Watts

8.30 Research Report: 7: The Cartsberg Ridge
Eleven programmes looking into current research on the frontiers of science.

Under the world's oceans lie submarine mountain ranges thousands of miles in length. These strange mid-ocean ridges are associated with both earthquakes and volcanoes and interest in their significance is growing. A recent Cambridge expedition explored the northern section of a major ridge in the Indian Ocean.

9.0 Age of Adjustment: 2: Britain and Europe
Six programmes on British foreign policies from 1945 to the present day.
Introduced by Peter Calvocoressi, Member of the Council of the Royal Institute of International Affairs.

Britain has always felt separate from Europe in sentiment and interests. Despite post-war commitments to defend Western Europe, this feeling was not seriously shaken until Britain's application to join the Common Market in 1961. What reasons were advanced for the change of policy? Can we assess the political opportunities and/or the threats which the E.E.C. presents to Britain?
Also taking part: Leonard Beaton, Senior Research Associate, The Institute for Strategic Studies


Presenter (How and Why?): W. Ritchie
Guest (How and Why?): E. J. Wenham
Guest (How and Why?): N. K. Turner
Producer (How and Why?): John Cain
Presenter (Wealth of a Nation): Roger Opie
Presenter (Wealth of a Nation): Geoffrey Stuttard
Speaker (Wealth of a Nation): Paul Bareau
Speaker (Wealth of a Nation): Joan Robinson
Speaker (Wealth of a Nation): Nita Watts
Designer (Wealth of a Nation): Jennifer Burningham
Production Assistant (Wealth of a Nation): Margaret Jay
Director (Wealth of a Nation): Tony Matthews
Producer (Wealth of a Nation): Clive Parkhurst
Film editor (Research Report): Raoul Sobel
Script editor (Research Report): Peter B. Stone
Director (Research Report): Peter R. Smith
Producer (Research Report): Brenda Horsfield
Presenter (Age of Adjustment): Peter Calvocoressi
Speaker (Age of Adjustment): Leonard Beaton
Designer (Age of Adjustment): Norman James
Production assistant (Age of Adjustment): Michael Ryan
Producer (Age of Adjustment): Julia Gaitskell

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