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A Question of Public Relations


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Between politicians and journalists exists an area of dispute. MPs, Ministers and Opposition spokesmen castigate editors and broadcasters for distortion or misrepresentation of their work. Journalists fight what they call attempts at manipulation.
With Desmond Wilcox in the studio are MPs including Tony Benn , John Pardoe , Julian Critchley and Nicholas Ridley and top journalists - Sir Hugh Cudlipp , Anthony Shrimsley , Jeremy Isaacs and William Hardcastle.


Unknown: Desmond Wilcox
Unknown: Tony Benn
Unknown: John Pardoe
Unknown: Julian Critchley
Unknown: Nicholas Ridley
Unknown: Sir Hugh Cudlipp
Unknown: Anthony Shrimsley
Unknown: Jeremy Isaacs
Unknown: William Hardcastle.
Producer: Adam Clapham

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A Question of Public Relations

BBC One London, 2 December 1973 23.15

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