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Panorama: Neighbours of the Giant


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The Ten Thousand Faces of the World
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby.
with reports on People-Places-Problems from Panorama's regular team of commentators Robin Day and Michael Barratt, Roderick MacFarquhar, John Morgan.

Tonight's edition includes:
Neighbours of the Giant
To the south of Mao Tse-tung's China, the nation of 700 million people which has become the world's latest nuclear power, are the small countries of South-East Asia - among them Malaysia, Thailand, and South Vietnam. Michael Charlton reports from the uneasy neighbours of the giant.

Panorama at 8.25
Every now and again, when 'The Window on the World' is opened on a new corner of the globe, one of its team of reporters comes back with a souvenir from the country he has visited. John Morgan has returned from China with a new subtitle for Panorama which in future will replace the time-hallowed words 'Window on the World'. The new one, which you can see above, is the result of a request by Morgan for a translation of 'Panorama'. As it happens there is no exact parallel in Chinese and the characters mean literally 'The Ten Thousand Faces of the World'. Probably the Chinese very logically say that one cannot look at the world through a window but that by going round with a camera and a microphone you might see some of its 10,000 faces. Anyway 'The Ten Thousand Faces of the World' will be used from now on'.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Reporter: Robin Day
Reporter: Michael Barratt
Reporter: Roderick MacFarquhar
Reporter: John Morgan
Reporter (Neighbours of the Giant): Michael Charlton
Associate producer: Richard Francis
Assistant editor: Christopher Railing
Editor: David Wheeler

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Panorama: Neighbours of the Giant

BBC One London, 4 January 1965 20.25

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