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The 20th Century Remembered


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by Len Murray with Geoffrey Goodman In the first of four programmes, life peer Lord
Murray of Epping Forest and Telford in the County of Shropshire - better known as Len Murray, retired General Secretary of the TUC - looks back on his early life as a farm worker's son, his scholarship to London
University - an education that was interrupted by the war and time in the Army - his membership of the Communist Party and his first job with the TUC in 1947, when he was hired for the Research Department by George Woodcock.
Film cameraman IAN DABBS Film research MONA ADAMS Film editor JON KENT


Unknown: Len Murray
Unknown: Geoffrey Goodman
Unknown: George Woodcock.
Unknown: Ian Dabbs
Unknown: Mona Adams
Editor: Jon Kent
Producers: Bill Jones
Producers: John Walker

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