Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Agrégation 2021. The BBC 1922-1995 and public service broadcasting. Post 38: more key dates


Some more important events.


I recommend you make up your own timeline of the BBC, where you will place events which you think are key. Here are a few dates taken from the BBC online history feature « on this day ».


1953 The day the House of Lords vote their approval  for the introduction of commercial TV



1975 BBC presenter Ross McWhirter assassinated



1983 TV cameras introduced into the House of  Lords (the House of Commons agreed later, but this decision showed a new view of what lawmaking should be, and what broadcasting should be.






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