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Behind the Wireless: A History of Early Women at the BBC

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Behind the Wireless tells the story of women at the BBC in the 1920s and 30s. Broadcasting was brand new in Britain and the BBC developed without many of the overt discriminatory practices commonplace at the time. Women were employed at all levels, except the very top, for instance as secretaries, documentary makers, advertising representatives, and librarians. Three women held Director level posts, Hilda Matheson (Director of Talks), Mary Somerville (Director of School Broadcasting), and Isa Benzie (Foreign Director). ...

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Behind the Wireless: A History of Early Women at the BBC 2016, Palgrave MacMillan, London

ISBN-13: 9781137491725

2016 edition

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Behind the Wireless: A History of Early Women at the BBC 2016, Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN-13: 9781137491718

2016 edition

Hardcover