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Donald MacCormick’s Yearbook 1995, Part 1

Donald MacCormick’s Yearbook 1995, Part 1
Interview; Discussion; Special
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24 Dec 1995
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Part 1 of Donald MacCormick’s Yearbook 1995 on News 97.3, looks back on the interviews and discussions on the programmes since June. Discussion on 50th anniversary of atomic bombing at Hiroshima with historian Donald Cameron Watt, former POW Arthur Titherington and CND member and former fighter pilot Alastair Mackie; former UK Foreign Secretary Lord David Owen on Bosnian war, ceasefire and his book; Michael Shea, PR man, on blunders by people in public life; Islington MPs Chris Smith, Jeremy Corbyn and Margaret Hodge on the Labour Party, and its conference; Norman Fowler on Alan Howarth’s defection to Labour; Conservative minister Michael Portillo on his controversial anti-Euro speech at the Conservative Party conference; MPs Frank Dobson and Transport Minister for London Steven Norris on the Asian hopscotch community funding project affair during which Conservative Chairman Brian Mawhinney made racist remarks; on the political conferences. Producer Simon Hobbs.
Norman Fowler; David Owen; Chris Smith; Margaret Hodge; Simon Hobbs; Michael Portillo; Steven Norris; Arthur Titherington; Donald MacCormick; Donald Cameron Watt; Michael Shea; Jeremy Corbyn; Alastair Mackie
Books; Peace; Politics; Labour Party; Interethnic relations; UK; Ethnic conflicts; Conservative Party; Political conferences; European union; Political parties; Conferences; Mass media; Political allegiance; Speeches; Nuclear weapons; Racism; Second World War (1939-1945); Europe; Japan; War (concept); Public relations; Nuclear bomb; Hiroshima; Reminiscence; Wars (events); Yugoslavia; Civil wars (events); Bosnia and Herzegovina; Alan Howarth; EU; Brian Mawhinney; Yugoslav War (1991-1995); Anniversaries; Political scandals

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