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Wheldon Talking


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Introduced by Cliff Morgan After a career as a presenter, producer and Controller of Programmes,
Sir Huw Wheldon , who died in March, became one of the BBC's most loved and respected managing directors.
Responsible for forming many of the BBC's present programme policies, he instigated such series as Civilisation, Alistair Cooke 's History of America and Bronowski's Ascent of Man.
With an eye for talent, he also gathered around him a band of exceedingly creative programme-makers.
Above all he was a Welshman with a sense of fun and, as he demonstrates in conversation with Frank Gillard ,
Michael Parkinson and Bill Moyers , an unrivalled and gifted raconteur. Film editor DAVID LEE


Introduced By: Cliff Morgan
Unknown: Sir Huw Wheldon
Unknown: Alistair Cooke
Unknown: Frank Gillard
Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Unknown: Bill Moyers
Editor: David Lee
Producer: Jenny Cropper

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