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Jenni Murray presents highlights from the new Woman's Hour online archive, outstanding women from sixty three years of the programme. From a young Mary Quant and Judi Dench, to Marguerite Patten, Winnie Mandela, Nina Simone and Hillary Clinton. Jenni and her guest, Sue MacGregor, discuss their memories of presenting the programme. Sue recalls drinking gin with Bette Davis and borrowing Margaret Thatcher's heated rollers and you can hear Jenni's interview with Mrs Thatcher which one reviewer described as 'the only time ever my radio had frozen over'.

Presenter: Jenni Murray
Producer: Louise Corley.

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58 minutes

Last on

Boxing Day 2013 10:00


Role Contributor
PresenterJenni Murray
Interviewed GuestSue MacGregor
ProducerLouise Corley

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