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Face to Face

on BBC Television

Lord Reith and John Freeman
'The writer is Reith who used to be in the BBC and regrets he ever left it'. (A note to Bernard Shaw, 1947)
'I do not welcome crises; but admit to welcoming the opportunities crises bring'. ('Into the Wind')
'I still believe there is some great work for me to do in the world'. (Lord Reith's diary note entered in October, 1922, a few days before applying for the General Manager-ship of the British Broadcasting Company)
'I am a tradesman fitter. No one can talk down to me about hours or conditions of labour.' ('Into the Wind')
'Do you accept the fundamental teachings of Jesus Christ?'

Contributors

Interviewee:
Lord Reith
Interviewer:
John Freeman
Drawings:
Feliks Topolski
Producer:
Hugh Burnett

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