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First transmitted in 1970. Programme featuring Raymond Baxter reporting on the latest inventions in cartography, and how maps are corrected and updated using aerial photography and optical machinery.

Release date:

25 minutes

Last on

Fri 18 Dec 1970 18:20

Did You Know?

Tomorrow's World was created by Glyn Jones and ran from 1965 until 2003. Its various anchors eventually became household names, Raymond Baxter being one of the first. He presented the programme from 1965 until 1977. During the Second World War he had been a Spitfire pilot and worked for the Forces Broadcasting in Cairo. He was born on 25 January 1922 and died on 15 September 2006.


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Aerial Journeys Collection

Air Ambulance - Newsreel still, 1949

Clips from this programme are available online as part of the Aerial Journeys Collection.