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World Service Funding

Listeners react to news the British government is to cut funding of the World Service, and a listener points out that BBC radio news broadcasts during the Second World War opened with a four-note motif from Beethoven's 5th, not, as stated, from his 9th symphony.

Presented by Paddy Feeny.

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9 minutes

BBC World Service Archive

This programme was restored as part of the World Service archive project