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Open Space


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Star Wars
This film has been made by scientists at London's
Imperial College who actively oppose Britain's involvement in research on President
Reagan's$30 billion 'Strategic Defence Initiative' or SDI.
Like many of their American counterparts, the Imperial
College scientists are deeply disturbed by SDI, which they see as yet another turn of the screw in the escalation of the arms race. Alongside contributions from several eminent scientists, is a poignant presentation of the case against SDI by Harry Fairbrother.
As a mathematician in the Second World War he worked on the Atomic Bomb, which, to his horror, was used at Hiroshima in 1945. Narrator Bob Peck
Series producer PETER LEE WRIGHT Producer GILES OAKLEY
Open Space is the series where the public can make programmes under their own editorial control with help from Community Programme Unit.
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Unknown: Harry Fairbrother.
Narrator: Bob Peck
Narrator: Cameraman Bill Broomfield
Producer: Peter Lee
Producer: Giles Oakley

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