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Mary Whitehouse had government support

Title
Mary Whitehouse had government support
Genre
Interview
TX Date
1 Jan 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:04:34
Description
Mary Whitehouse, a campaigner against showing sex and violence on television, talks to Paul Maurice about Cabinet papers for 1964 recently released under the 30 year rule which show many MPs were sympathetic to her views. She speaks of her campaign’s relationship with Hugh Greene, former Director-General of the BBC.
Contributors
Mary Whitehouse; Paul Maurice
Keywords
Government; Television; Violence; Censorship; BBC; Television programmes; Cabinet ministers; Sex; Cabinet (politics); Alec Douglas-Home; Communication control; Hugh Greene

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