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Vidal Sassoon, Celebrity Hairdresser

28 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 13 November 2010

One of the most high-profile hairdressers in the world, Vidal Sassoon is famous for having created the geometric bob which defined the look of the 1960s.

Less well known is his opposition to fascism as a young man, and his past as a member of the Israeli Defence Force fighting in the 1948 Arab-Israeli war.

Now aged 82, Vidal Sassoon talks to Owen Bennett-Jones about his remarkable life.

  • Vidal Sassoon with Owen Bennett-Jones

    Vidal Sassoon with Owen Bennett-Jones


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