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Man Alive: Our Man in El Salvador

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A weekly programme which focuses on people and the situations which shape their lives.
Reporters: Angela Huth, Jeremy James, John Percival, Trevor Philpott, Desmond Wilcox

This week: Our Man in El Salvador
The Union Jack flies outside his window, from the bonnet of his car, is imprinted on his loyalties. Geoffrey William Kirk, C.M.G.; born August 9, 1907; educated Mill Hill and London University; salary £4,385 a year; job? - British Ambassador to El Salvador. He's our man there. He has a staff. He is the leader of a small British community in a Central American country so remote that when most people are sent there they ask: 'Where is it?' and then: 'Why pick on me?' It is an expatriate community ruled by the Union Jack but dominated by gossip and intrigue, patriotism and jingoism.

Contributors

Subject: Geoffrey William Kirk
Producer: Julian Jacottet
Editor: Desmond Wilcox
Editor: Bill Morton

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Man Alive: Our Man in El Salvador

BBC Two England, 29 March 1967 20.05






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