Jennie Lee blog

Interest in one of those closely associated with the foundation of the OU, Jennie Lee, continues as this blog demonstrates. It suggests that Jennie Lee was

extraordinarily effective [at] forcing through changes which were either deeply unpopular or of no interest to her Labour colleagues… The very existence of the Open University can be linked to Jennie’s grinding determination to see the project through on her own terms… the Open University is one of the most enduring monuments to the Wilson years, made possible by Jennie’s stubborn resistance to its abandonment or dilution.

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