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Bertrand Russell

Lord Russell discusses with John Freeman his experiences, his achievements, and his unfulfilled ambitions. (1959)

"The last survivor of a dead epoch" - this is how the distinguished philosopher Bertrand Russell describes himself. Now in his 87th year, he has used his long life to challenge the accepted ideas and conventional attitudes of the day.

Lord Russell discusses with John Freeman his experiences, his achievements, and his unfulfilled ambitions. (1959)

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27 minutes

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Sun 13 Nov 1988 20:05

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Credits

Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Bertrand Russell
Presenter John Freeman
Producer Hugh Burnett

Broadcasts

  • Wed 4 Mar 1959 21:15
  • Sun 13 Nov 1988 20:05

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