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State Organised Medicine
Broadcast: 1943
Two doctors debate the pros and cons of joining a National Health Service.

Men and Money : The Machine in Action
Broadcast: 1964
What does the Bank of England do?

Men and Money : A Question of Confidence
Broadcast: 1964
'People trust banks and the banks trust the government.'

Men and Money : The Stockbroker's World
Broadcast: 1964
A window into the world of the 'men in dark suits'.

Men and Money : The Golden Eggheads
Broadcast: 1964
A look at the analysts whose predictions help navigate the money maze.

Men and Money : The Insurers
Broadcast: 1964
Behind the scenes with the 'Man from the Pru' and the 'Names' at Lloyds.

Men and Money : The Cosmopolitans
Broadcast: 1964
What makes the Square Mile so attractive for foreign investment?

Tomorrow's World : Executive Toys
Broadcast: 1971
James Burke tests executive toys to while away the hours.


An internal memo about staff photographs
Written: 1937
Burgess is pursued for a photograph by an exasperated BBC administrator.

Memo from Burgess querying his salary
Written: 1941
Burgess forgets to sign his BBC staff contract and is unhappy with the salary offered.

An expenses claim sheet and covering note from Burgess
Written: 1943
Burgess insists on travelling first class and claims for visiting the House of Commons.

Internal memo querying a Burgess expense claim
Written: 1943
A revealing insight into Burgess' working day from an exasperated administrator.

Memo about Burgess' expenses
Written: 1943
'MPs are expensive to entertain.'

A note for Burgess' staff record
Written: 1944
A summary of Burgess' strengths, weaknesses and suitability for re-employment.

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