Claire Hollingworth

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Sue Lawley's guest this week is the war correspondent Clare Hollingworth. In a career spanning 60 years, her scoops have included identifying Kim Philby as 'the third man' and being the first to spot the massing of German tanks on the Polish border in 1939. She chooses eight records to take to the mythical island.

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

Favourite track: Symphony No.8, the 'Unfinished Symphony' by Franz Schubert
Book: History of England by G M Trevelyan
Luxury: Paper and pens (with thick nibs)

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Fri 15 Jan 1999 09:00


Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestClaire Hollingworth

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