Granada Television: World in Action transcripts: Guyana Election, 1968

Scope and Content

Transcripts of two Granada Television 'World in Action' programmes on the Guyana Elections of 1968, 'The Trail of the vanishing voter', broadcast 11 Dec 1968 and 'The Making of a Prime Minister', broadcast 6 Jan 1969; with OpinionResearch Centre survey on electoral registers for Guyana, Oct 1968 and transcript of the results of general elections in Guyana, 1964 and 1968.

Administrative / Biographical History

'World in Action', produced by Granada Television, is one of Britain's longest running current affairs programmes. First launched in 1963, World in Action was the first weekly current affairs programme in Britain to pioneer pictorial journalism on film and to risk taking an independent editorial stance. Guyana achieved independence in 1966, the 1968 General Election was won by the People's National Congress, led by Forbes Burnham.


4 items

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Acquisition Information

Source of acquisition by ICS unknown.

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Archivist's Note

Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

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