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Whicker's World: Living with Uncle Sam: 8: Sex isn't Nearly as Important as Power and Access...

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A series of ten films in which Alan Whicker talks to a wide range of enterprising Brits who've gone to live and work in the USA.
Diana McLellan is a Washington Times gossip columnist. 'The Ear', as she's called, came from Norfolk in the 50s. A prime target for gossip is the White House: President Reagan's advisor on the Middle East, is an ex-Brit from Gravesend,
Dr Geoffrey Kemp; and the State Department spokesman came from Wales, John Hughes. At George Washington University the Professor of American History is Englishman Marcus Cunliffe. To complete this group of Washington aliens, the former editor of The Times, Harold Evans - 'I feel angry and proud about Britain at the same time; here they think it's a quaint, sleepy country torn by incipient civil war between the classes....'
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Contributors

Presenter: Alan Whicker
Interviewee: Diana McLellan
Interviewee: Dr Geoffrey Kemp
Interviewee: John Hughes
Interviewee: Marcus Cunliffe
Interviewee: Harold Evans
Research: Sue Crowther
Film Cameraman: Mike Fox
Sound Recordist: John Parker
Sound Recordist: Keith Rodgerson
Film Editor: Ian Pitch
Producer: Jonathan Stedall

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Whicker's World: Living with Uncle Sam: 8: Sex isn't Nearly as Important as Power and Access...

BBC One London, 20 October 1985 21.05






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