Transcripts of the broadcasts, together with letters received from the public (including suggestions of topics for investigation which were not followed up). Subjects range from problems with freezer salesmen to issues of medical confidentiality.
BBC Radio, Checkpoint
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Between 1977 and 1985 the BBC broadcast a radio series on consumer problems called Checkpoint, hosted by Roger Cook.
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Donated by the Head of Consumer Affairs, British Broadcasting Corporation, in 1985, to the Mass-Observation Archive Trust which has deposited the collection with the University of Sussex.
Prepared by John Farrant, September 2002.
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