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Hayes on Sunday

Title
Hayes on Sunday
Genre
Interview; Book review; Discussion; Phone-in
TX Date
5 Jun 1977
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:29:42
Description
Hayes on Sunday revisits the week’s shows with guests: Bryan Magee MP and novelist on his book Facing Death, terminal care and our own mortality, and takes phone call on experience of father dying. Sue Leggett of Holiday Which advises people to book UK holidays soon and on the impact of recession on holidays, how to find special bargains, and takes a phone call on the increase in holiday prices due to tax increases. Dr R. D. Laing on psychiatry, how he got into it, what it involves and people’s preconceptions of psychiatry. Paul Eddy and Elaine Davenport, authors of The Hughes Papers speak about life of aviator Howard Hughes and his mental decline and take a call on his genius in films and aeroplanes. Press tycoon Kerry Packer talks about the Supertest cricket series he will be promoting; the controversy; why the press are against it but public are for it. Ends with music.
Contributors
Brian Hayes; Bryan Magee; Sue Leggett; Paul Eddy; Elaine Davenport; Kerry Packer; R. D. Laing
Keywords
Books; Authors; Death; Prices; Press; Cricket; Pilots; Psychiatrists; Mental diseases; Psychiatry; Economic recession; Holidays; Aerospace industry; Terminal care; Howard Hughes; Brian Magee

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