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Interview between Jennie Lee and James Cox for BBC Radio Scotland, regarding Jennie Lee’s political and personal life, including her childhood, her political background and career, her relationsh...ips with Frank Wise and Aneurin Bevan, the political life of Aneurin Bevan, the death of Aneurin Bevan, her role as Minister for the Arts, including the creation of The Open University, her life peerage, the book ‘My Life With Nye’, the Labour Party and the issue of women in politics. Note - this is an edited version without any music tracks
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audio record of Leaving the Labour PartyJennie Lee talks about leaving the Labour Party in the early 1930s.22 June 82
audio record of CowdenbeathJennie Lee talks about her childhood in Cowdenbeath and her family22 June 82
audio record of Socialist rootsJennie Lee talks about attending Socialist Sunday School as a child in Scotland22 June 82
audio record of University educationJennie Lee talks about going to university.22 June 82
audio record of Turning point 1926Jennie Lee describes the turning point in 1926 when she turned from teaching to a career in politics.22 June 82
audio record of Post 1945 with NyeJennie Lee talks about her career and her support for her husband Aneurin "Nye" Bevan.22 June 82
audio record of NyeJennie Lee talks about her husband Aneurin "Nye" Bevan and his final illness before his death in 1960.22 June 82
audio record of Minister for the Arts 1Jennie Lee discusses her role as Minister for the Arts from 1964.22 June 82
audio record of House of LordsJennie Lee talks about becoming a member of the House of Lords.22 June 82
audio record of Becoming an MPJennie Lee talks about becoming an MP, travelling to London and making her maiden speech in the...22 June 82