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Written and introduced by Professor Marcus Cunliffe.
The makers of the American Constitution tried to arrive at acceptable compromises, but they could not settle two basic problems-which was sovereign, the Federal government or the States; was the President a national leader or a national figurehead?
(First shown on BBC-1)

Contributors

Writer/Presenter:
Professor Marcus Cunliffe
Reader:
Michael Kane
Reader:
Philip Oxman
Singers:
The Islanders
Producer:
Peter Dunkley

by Mike Watts.
A second showing of strange stories from the world of science fiction.
Starring Milo O'Shea, Christine Hargreaves, Patsy Rowlands
(Repeat)

Contributors

Writer:
Mike Watts
Dog trained by:
Barbara Woodhouse
Title music composed and conducted by:
Norman Kay
Incidental music arranged and played by:
Tommy Reilly
Designer:
John Cooper
Producer:
Irene Shubik
Director:
Paddy Russell
Henry Wilkes:
Milo O'Shea
Danny:
Jack Wild
Monica Wilkes:
Christine Hargreaves
Anne Lovejoy:
Patsy Rowlands
Mrs. Bryant:
Ann Lancaster
Norman:
Eric Thompson
Dr. Chambers:
Desmond Jordan
Mrs. Dixon:
Julle May
Milkman:
Nigel Lambert
Det.-Sgt. Crouch:
Bernard Kay
Det.-Constable Fraser:
Alan Haywood
and:
null Mini-Mina

Gordon Wilkins covers the world of motoring.

This summer more motorists than ever before are taking their cars by train to begin holiday tours in Ireland, Scotland, and the West of England. How do these car-carrying trains compare with those on the Continent? Is road congestion also the reason why manufacturers are using more trains to deliver new cars to the customer?
An on-the-spot enquiry from British Railways Motorail Terminal at Olympia.

Contributors

Presenter:
Gordon Wilkins
Director:
John Mills
Producer:
Brian Robins

Tales from the last frontier of the great American West.
Starring James Drury as The Virginian

Tension mounts when an old rival of Judge Garth buys a small ranch near Shiloh as the first step in his plan to become the biggest rancher in Wyoming.
(Repeat)

Contributors

The Virginian:
James Drury
Judge Garth:
Lee J. Cobb
Trampas:
Doug McClure
Steve:
Gary Clarke
Betsy:
Roberta Shore
Mike Tyrone:
Ed Begley
Margaret Tyrone:
Beverley Owen

Ian Trethowan looks back over the past week In Parliament and introduces reports on big debates in both Houses, questions to Ministers, significant moves behind the scenes, and the effects of M.P.s' work inside and outside Westminster.
With Hardiman Scott, David Holmes.

Contributors

Presenter:
Ian Trethowan
Reporter:
Hardiman Scott
Reporter:
David Holmes
Editor:
Michael Balkwill

BBC Two England

About BBC Two

BBC Two is a lively channel of depth and substance, carrying a range of knowledge-building programming complemented by great drama, comedy and arts.

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About this data

This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More