The New American President Is
Three hours after the last polling booths closed on the West Coast of America, the full story of how the United States made its choice. Has Richard Nixon won his second term in the White House?
Robert MacNeil , who has spent the last year in America following the election campaigns, will present the programme from the New York NBC election studio: reporting the latest news, showing the dramatic scenes across America as the voting pattern developed through the night, watching how the presidential candidates themselves received the news, and asking political experts for the first analysis of what the result means to America and to the world.
Producer MICHAEL TOWNSON
In association with NBC and EBU
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A second showing of the programme at 7.30 am
Engineering Craft Studies
Cutting Tools: a closer look Commentary by PAUL BARNES
9.38 Science All Around Clothing
10.0 Music Time
10.25-10.45 Hwnt ac Yma: Cysgu Cyflwynwyr
CARYL WILLIAMS , JOHN OGWEN
(I Ysgolion Cymru: Here and There)
11.0 Exploring Science: Coal Age? Introduced by MICHAEL RODD
How old is coal? How has mining changed? What future is there for coal?
11.23 Colour Words and Pictures Sam on Boffs' Island : 8
A puppet play by JOHN TULLY Animated film by OLIVER POSTGATE
Puppets and settings by PETER FIRMIN
11.40 British Social History The Palace of Glass
12.5 Colour Avventura: 6
With BOB LANGLEY and Weatherman KEITH BEST
Editor TERRY DOBSON
Watch with Mother Clocks
Music by JOHNNY PEARSON
2.5 Exploration and Discovery To the South Pole
2.30 Twentieth-Century Focus Assembly Workers
Rt Hon Peter Walker , Mr Secretary of State for the Environment
A programme for children under 5
English version written and told by Eric Thompson.
News Extra by ROY BROWN with Joe Melia and children from the ANNA SCHER CHILDREN'S THEATRE in Islington and a guest appearance of Bob Wilson , Arsenal goalkeeper Today: Football Fever
Operation Peru: part 1
Tanguy goes to Peru and meets his old friend and instructor, Captain Merlet.
Director francois villiers Presented by PEGGY MILLER
presented by John Craven Expedition to China
Recently six children from Ilfracombe School became the first school party to penetrate the Bamboo Curtain and visit the People's Republic of China. Today they talk to JOHN CRAVEN and show the film they made of their remarkable experience.
Producer DAVID TURNBULL (from Bristol)
(One Man's China: tomorrow, 8.30 pm)
bringing you news and views in your region tonight
(including Regional Weather) Presented by MICHAEL BARRATT FRANK BOIGH and BOB WELLINGS
(Regional details as Monday)
Wild animals with built-in appeal A series of nine programmes 9: Dolphins
Dolphins are the top of the animal pops - according to the latest evidence. These whales are star performers in numerous sea circuses throughout the world. Tony Soper and Eva von Rueber-Staier visit Florida where the modern craze for dolphinaria started. See how dolphins are turned into top stars; how easy it is for Eva to become friends with them and watch the biggest animal stars on earth in action.
Director ALAN STROWGER
Producer JOHN SPARKS (from Bristol)
The exploits of a team of expert and daring undercover agents whose job is to prove that their missions are, in fact, anything but. Led by Peter Graves as Jim Phelps with This week: The Bunker: 1
A Santa Claus entrance into a scientific stronghold.
Appointments, Promotions, Retirements
It's surprising what turns up in household refuse. What is it the dustmen find that brings Watt and the Task Force so promptly to the rubbish tip?
Task Force format by:
Det Chief Supt Watt:
Det Chief Insp Hawkins:
Chief Insp Adler:
Chief Con Cullen:
with Robert Dougall Weather
In this film Jimmy Savile 's world includes his life as a disc-jockey, his highly individual attempts to raise money for charity, his work at Broadmoor and the hospital at Stoke Mandeville, his activities as a practising Christian and his affection for his home in the industrial North.
Turning Points in Television Introduced by Cliff Michelmore
The development of BBC Television drama since the early days, and a look at some of the programmes which have influenced its progress. With a discussion between viewers and people directly involved in television: television critic Milton Shulman , award-winning actress Annette Crosbie and Head of BBC Drama, Shaun Sutton.
Producer MICHAEL BUKBT
The people behind the stories, the people the stories affect, and the people with something to say. Ludovic Kennedy presents an informal review of reporting and relevant talk along with Nicholas HARMAN and AUSTIN MITCHELL
Bernard Falk , Vincent Hanna , Max Hastings , David Jessel , Keith Kyle , Tom Mangold and Carmen Thomas are the Midweek correspondents in Britain, Europe, and at large.
Editor PETER PAGN AMENTA
David Bellamy continues his personal exploration of the countryside. In Holland he finds disappearing sand dunes that are keeping back the sea. investigates them and discovers the ' king ' in The Kingdom of Canute
Director Michael WEATHERI. EY Producer DAVID CORDINGLEY
followed by Regional News and Weather (except London): Closedown