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  1. Bruce and the bomb

    Seventy years ago Broadcasting House suffered its worst bomb attack ever. A mere eight years after its Art Deco glory had been revealed to an expectant UK - 'the new Tower of London' gushed the press of the day. In fact, this beacon of white Portland stone had been covered with streaks of green-g...

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  2. Lord Haw-Haw, the BBC and the Creation of a Modern Archive

    The latest addition to the BBC's burgeoning Archive site was launched last weekend - a collection of material detailing the rise and fall of infamous Nazi propaganda broadcaster, William Joyce, aka Lord Haw-Haw. And it throws a fascinating light on the first steps towards defining the Corporation...

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