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The morning show, 08/10/73

Title
The morning show, 08/10/73
Genre
News report; News bulletin; Advertisement; Special
TX Date
8 Oct 1973
Year of production
1973
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Duration
00:31:39
Description
Original (first) broadcast of LBC. Morning news programme, introduced by David Jessel with news bulletin read by Ken Guy; reports on Middle East war by Dick (i.e. Richard C.) Gross; Joe Fitchard(?); start of the London Broadcasting Company (LBC); Soviet torpedo fired in North Sea; launch of latest phase of government ‘s economic policy; Chrysler cars industrial dispute in Coventry; demonstration of Jews in New York protesting against actions of Arab countries against Israel, report by Brian McFadden(?); shooting of two policemen in Oxted, Surrey; interviews with Benad Avital, Israeli Embassy; Peter Mansfield, Middle East expert; includes messages of congratulation to LBC from Edward Heath, Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, Leader of the Opposition and Jeremy Thorpe, Liberal Party leader; includes Birds Eye advertisement celebrating LBC launch; Spike Milligan advertises the Guardian newspaper and other commercial breaks; also messages of congratulation to LBC from London Weekend Television.
Contributors
David Jessel; Ken Guy; Dick Gross; Richard C. Gross; Benad Avital; Peter Mansfield; Spike Milligan; Brian McFadden(?); Joe Fitchard(?)
Keywords
Egypt; Israel; Middle East; Jewish-Arab relations; Economics; UK; USSR; Demonstrations; Military affairs; Car industry; New York; Economic policy; Warfare; Radio; Policemen; Commercial radio; Guns; LBC; Chrysler; Palestinian Arabs

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