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Early life in Vienna
Getting to Oxford
Diana Athill
Joining the Oxford University Society for...
Susan Blackmore
Anthony Howard Writer
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1. Beginnings 424 06:25
2. Schoolmasters 134 05:19
3. Oxford 1952-1955 148 07:53
4. Lucky but not over-privileged 130 01:51
5. Friends past and present 139 02:24
6. Conscription into National Service 116 05:08
7. The British Army are kicked out of the Suez Canal 110 06:04
8. My start in the world of journalism 76 06:50
9. Going to America whilst working for the Manchester Guardian 81 07:27
10. A job offer from the New Statesman and Alastair Hetherington 50 06:59
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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