Sir Mortimer and Magnus: 1. Churchill and the First Englishman

 

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First transmitted in 1974, Magnus Magnusson talks to Sir Mortimer Wheeler about Winston Churchill's writing and how close his Nobel Prize-winning volumes 'The History of the English-Speaking Peoples' came to being founded on a forgery - Piltdown Man.

 

Channel: BBC (Archive)

First Air Date: 19 Sep 1974

Duration: 13 mins

 

Collection: Archaeology at the BBC (23 programmes)

A collection of programmes charting the BBC's first ventures into archaeology programming, dating back to the 1950s, available online to watch in full.

 

 

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