|3. Oxford 1952-1955||160||07:53|
|4. Lucky but not over-privileged||134||01:51|
|5. Friends past and present||145||02:24|
|6. Conscription into National Service||123||05:08|
|7. The British Army are kicked out of the Suez Canal||114||06:04|
|8. My start in the world of journalism||80||06:50|
|9. Going to America whilst working for the Manchester Guardian||85||07:27|
|10. A job offer from the New Statesman and Alastair Hetherington||51||06:59|
A distinguished British political observer, Anthony Howard (1934-2010) wrote for 'The Guardian', 'The Sunday Times' and 'The Observer' for over 40 years, during which time he has commented on the historical significance of global political issues. He was also editor of 'The Listener' and 'The New Statesman', and a reporter on both 'Newsnight' and 'Panorama'. He was awarded the CBE in 1997.
Listeners: Christopher Sykes
Christopher Sykes is a London-based television producer and director who has made a number of documentary films for BBC TV, Channel 4 and PBS.
Tags: Kensington, Highgate, Westminster, Cheltenham Ladies' College, Oxford, Christ Church, Oxford University, The New Statesman, Jeremy Thorpe, Robin Day
Duration: 6 minutes, 25 seconds
Date story recorded: November - December 2008
Date story went live: 24 November 2009