Martha Kearney and Jeremy Paxman
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Some historic pogonophobia by Jeremy Paxman

The day after the Labour Party won a landslide victory in the general election, leaving the Conservative Party in tatters after 18 years in power, Jeremy Paxman quizzed Martha Kearney about Tony Blair's appointment of a bearded Frank Dobson to the position of Secretary of State for Health.

Archive clip of Newsnight dating from 3 May 1997.

  • 13 Aug 2013
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