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An enquiry into physics teaching today.
A series of fifteen programmes concerned with new ideas at the 11-16 age range.
Introduced by W. Ritchie.

Why must we develop a new system of school physics teaching? How will it differ from traditional ones?


W. Ritchie
Presented by:
Professor Eric Rogers
Presented by:
John Lewis
Film cameraman:
Eric Deeming
Film cameraman:
John Turner
Film edited by:
Paul White
Charles Lawrence
Edward Goldwyn
John Cain

A series of eight programmes which consider the economics of growth.

What are the basic economic ideas and problems involved in measuring a nation's standard of living?
Presenting the programme are:
Roger Opie, Fellow and Tutor in Economics at New College, Oxford
Geoffrey Stuttard, Tutor in Industrial Studies for London University
with contributions from
Joan Robinson, Reader in Economics at Cambridge
Sir Robert Shone, Director General of the National Economic Development Council


Roger Opie
Geoffrey Stuttard
Joan Robinson
Sir Robert Shone
Jennifer Burningham
Production assistant:
Tony Matthews
Production assistant:
Margaret Jay
Clive Parkhurst

Eleven programmes looking into current research on the frontiers of science.

There is as much energy in an ounce of water as in 100,000 tons of coal. Scientists from Britain, America, Russia, Germany, and Japan describe their endeavours to harness this energy.


Film editor:
Raoul Sobel
Assistant producer:
Peter Ryan
Roy Battersby

Five programmes on how the American political system works.
Introduced by Roderick MacLeish, Chief European Correspondent of the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company and Malcolm Shaw, Lecturer in Anglo-American Comparative Studies at Exeter University.

The American system of government differs fundamentally from the British parliamentary system. What are the major differences? In particular, where does power lie in the United States?


Roderick MacLeish
Malcolm Shaw
Associate producer:
Raymond Barker
Christopher Doll

A film series starring Chuck Connors, Ben Gazzara.
Guest star, Arthur O'Connell
with John Larch, John Kerr, Alejandro Rey, Don Galloway


John Egan:
Chuck Connors
Nick Anderson:
Ben Gazzara
Andrew Sheridan:
Arthur O'Connell
Deputy DA Jerry Miller:
John Larch
ADA Barry Pine:
John Kerr
Rudy Sanchez:
Alejandro Rey
Mitchell Harris:
Don Galloway

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