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Robert Maxwell on life and times

Title
Robert Maxwell on life and times
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1974
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Duration
00:39:49
Description
Interview with publisher and former Labour MP Robert Maxwell on his life and career. Covers the way the press invades his private life; his thoughts on bringing in a new Scottish paper; advertising; his early life in Czechoslovakia during the war; coming to England to join the army; his medal awarded for courage; his ongoing opposition to the Nazi party and his inability to forgive the German people even now; his name change; career in Parliament; what he still wants to do with his life. The interviewer is Paul Callan.
Contributors
Robert Maxwell; Paul Callan
Keywords
Newspapers; Parliament; Members of Parliament; Germany; Nazis; Biography; Second World War (1939-1945); Robert Maxwell; Right to privacy; Medals; Names; Press advertising; Polticians

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