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Documents

Memo re Burgess and first-class travel
Written: 1943
Burgess' case for travelling first class is disputed.

Correspondence on Concerns about Promoting Communism
Written: 1942
Should the BBC try to temper public enthusiasm for Russia?

Ideas for Slimming Advice
Written: 1951
The BBC considers publishing diet sheets.

Correspondence on Concerns about Promoting Communism
Written: 1942
Should the BBC try to temper public enthusiasm for Russia?

Memo On Broadcasting Programmes About the USSR
Written: 1941
The Head of Talks details the problems with broadcasting features on the USSR.

Memo from Burgess pursuing expenses claim
Written: 1943
Burgess persists with his claim for first-class travel.

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

Resignation memo from Burgess
Written: 1944
Guy Burgess plans to leave the BBC to join the Foreign Office.

Memo Showing Programming Decisions about Russia
Written: 1941
Scrutiny of the BBC intensifies.

The Langham incident - The response from the BBC Management
Written: 1941
A concerned Director of Talks reports on his handling of Burgess and the locked door incident.

The BBC considers its response to the Foreign Office about Burgess
Written: 1944
The head of the Talks Department is reluctant to let Burgess go.

Letter from HG Wells to the BBC
Written: 1942
Wells responds to an invitation to speak about evolution.

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

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