Film

The Classic Interviews of John Freeman

We have seen some of these images before, but usually only in small portions or snatches of other documentaries. This remarkable DVD re-issue by the BBC includes all the surviving audio-visual footage from its Face to Face series, which was telecast as a regular feature in the United Kingdom from 1959 to 1961. The format of the series was unusual. The subjects interviewed included a wide variety of eminent people in politics, the arts and the professions, ranging from Nuremberg war crimes prosecutor Lord Shawcross QC to Dr Martin Luther King, from the psychologist Carl Jung to the comedian Tony…

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