A programme for the 162nd anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, arranged by the British Broadcasting Corporation and the Columbia Broadcasting System of America
From Sulgrave Manor
The home of the Washington family in Northamptonshire
Presented by Frederick Carter (Resident Steward) and David Gretton
From Mount Vernon
George Washington 's home in Fairfax County, Virginia, U.S.A.
Presented by Bob Trout
Will Evans. hedger and ditcher from the Clun Valley, will be introduced by Edward Benbow
Will Evans comes of an old family of hedgers, whose craft was invaluable to the hillmen of the forests of Clun in the days of land enclosures. A hedger or hedging contractor is a highly skilled agricultural worker, who is consulted by various farmers about planting and ' pleaching ' their hedges.
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