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The London interview

Title
The London interview
Genre
Interview
TX Date
11 Oct 1980
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:51:10
Description
The London Interview. Lawrence Spicer interviews the Lord Mayor Elect of London, Colonel Ronald Gardner-Thorpe, who takes office in November. He is a Roman Catholic but says it makes no difference to his office. He was decorated for his part in World War II when he was in the Army. He is currently an underwriter for Lloyd’s insurance. Interview in two parts, divided by short break in audio.
Contributors
Lawrence Spicer; Ronald Gardner-Thorpe
Keywords
London; Roman Catholics; Cultural heritage; Mayors; Lord Mayors; Insurance underwriters; Catholics; Lloyd’s of London; Ronald Gardner-Thorpe

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