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: Open University

7.40 Inflation

8.5 Elements Discovered

8.30 M101/12 Curve Sketching

8.55 Making a Microscope

9.20 Chemical Processes

9.45 Filament Organisation in Muscles

10.10 Companies, Computers and Unions

10.35 Oxidation States and Metals

11.0 Database: Overseas Containers

11.25 What is Knowing?

11.50 Mechanics-Rigid Bodies

12.15 Industrial Social Systems

12.40 Schrodinger Wave Equation

1.5 Materials Under Stress

1.30 Constructing a Model

: Cricket

The John Player League featuring
Northamptonshire v Sussex
The Northamptonshire team has been rebuilt with the emphasis on youth. WAYNE LARKINS and PETER WILLEY have already played for England, and RICHARD WILLIAMS is an excellent prospect.
For Sussex, KEPLER WESSELS and PAUL PARKER are prolific run-makers, and IMRAN KHAN is an excellent all-rounder. The inclusion of GARTH LE ROUX must make this season's attack very hostile indeed. Introduced by Peter Walker , including news of today's other fixtures.
Commentators at Northampton JIM LAKER and TONY LEWIS
Series producer BOB DUNCAN


Unknown: Wayne Larkins
Unknown: Peter Willey
Unknown: Richard Williams
Unknown: Kepler Wessels
Unknown: Paul Parker
Unknown: Imran Khan
Unknown: Garth Le Roux
Introduced By: Peter Walker
Introduced By: Tony Lewis
Producer: Bob Duncan

: News Review

A digest of the news of the week and other world matters of interest seen by news cameras around the world; the interesting, the picturesque, the important and the dramatic, plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear. with Jan Leeming


Unknown: Jan Leeming
Editor: Richard Gamble

: The World About Us

A Desert Voyage
Through Syria with Freya Stark
Dame Freya Stark, writer, poet, historian, explorer-traveller extraordinary, returns to one of the lands she loves best.
Even now she scorns the comforts of tourist travel and attempts yet another expedition, this time by raft down a river known for its unpredictable behaviour, the Euphrates... ,
Serenely she faces the mishaps all true travellers must face, with a confidence born of a lifetimes experience...
As she journeys she talks lovingly of her involvement with the lands and peoples of the Near East. Narrated by ROLAND CULVER
A cracker (SUNDAY TELEGRAPH) An unexpected treat (DAILY MAIL) Delightful film (DAILY TELEGRAPH) Superior piece of work (TIME OUT) Producer COLIN LUKE
Series editors ANTHONYISAACS and PETER JONES Preview: page 23


Unknown: Freya Stark
Unknown: Roland Culver

: The Book Programme

A series of eight programmes 4: Barons and Harlots
Robert Robinson talks to
Hugh Cudlipp , whose book The Prerogative of the Harlot examines the eccentric personalities and the power exercised by the press barons - Beaverbrook,
Hearst Luce, Northcliffe and Rothermere. Was it power without responsibility? With
The Rt Hon Michael Foot , MP


Talks: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Hugh Cudlipp
Unknown: Michael Foot
Director: Tony Tyley
Producer: John Archer

: News on 2


: Art City - Los Angeles

Narrated by Michael Caine
Los Angeles is one of the richest cities on earth and for the past 20 years it's been spending a lot of its money on art, thereby knocking a big hole in its reputation as a city bereft of the traditional arts.
The most dramatic symbol of the city's new-found enthusiasm for art is the Getty Museum, the collection of oil billionaire J. Paul Getty. It's an amazing Roman villa of a place on the shores of the Pacific, with a rich hoard of old master paintings, antiquities and French furniture.
The film also looks at the Huntington, the collection of a railway baron with a taste for Gainsboroughs; it meets Armand Hammer, another oil tycoon, friend of Lenin, negotiator with Brezhnev, collector of Rembrandts; visits the new County Museum, as it buys its way into the big league of America's national collections, and slides past the swimming pools and Henry Moores of Beverly Hills to penetrate the private world of Los Angeles' art-collecting addicts.


Narrator: Michael Caine
Film Cameraman: Philip Bonham-Carter
Film Recordist: Doug Mawson
Film Editor: Julian Miller
Research: Chris Wilson
Producer: Christopher Martin

: The Money Programme

' In my view the so-called " Day of Action" is profoundly misconceived.'
Employment Secretary)
Peter Hobday reports on the forthcoming TUC 'Day of Action' next Wednesday. Called in protest against the Government's economic policies and the Employment Bill, it is expected to be the biggest demonstration by the unions since 1926, paralysing much of British industry and the public transport system.
The Money Programme reports in detail on why it has been called and how effective the union mass demonstration - which many are comparing to a general strike-will be.


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Editor: Clive Syddall
Editor: Paul Ellis

: Film of the Week: Class of 44

Gary Grimes , Jerry Houser
The teenage trio who enjoyed their Summer of 42, find the world greatly changed with America at war and the choice of enlisting or going to college facing them. Benjy opts for the marines, Oscy reluctantly for college with his friend Hermie. For all of them it is a time of growing up, falling in love and facing the problems of a changing society.
Produced and directed by PAUL BOGART (First showing on British television) Films: page 13


Unknown: Gary Grimes
Unknown: Jerry Houser
Written By: Herman Raucher
Directed By: Paul Bogart
Hermie: Gary Grimes
Oscy: Jerry Houser
Benjy: Oliver Conant
Fraternity President: William Atherton
Marty: Sam Bottoms
Julie: Deborah Winters
Professor: Joe Ponazecki
Principal: Murray Westgate

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