Bob McKenzie introduces the swingometer
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BBC Rewind: The swingometer makes its debut

Richard Dimbleby introduces Bob McKenzie to explain the "vast scoreboard" he will be using to help explain the results of the 1959 general election as they come in. Among the visual aids at his disposal is the swingometer, making its national television debut.

Clip taken from Election Results, first broadcast 8 October 1959

  • 17 Nov 2014