Conrad Black

The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week owns the Daily Telegraph and The Spectator - amongst two or three hundred other newspapers and magazines the world over. He is Canadian-born tycoon Conrad Black, and he'll be talking to Sue Lawley about the notorious misbehaviour of his school days, the tuition his father gave him in the ways of corporate finance and how he views his powerful position in the British establishment.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Emperor Concerto in E Flat Major Opus 73 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Book: The Oxford Book of Verse, especially 'Apologia' (Newman)
Luxury: Model of HMS Hood

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40 minutes

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Fri 1 Apr 1994 09:05


Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestConrad Black

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