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This video consists of two programmes; the first, introduced by playwright Willy Russell, looks back at how the Open University was formed in 1969. It contains footage of some of the most people involved in the creation of the Open University including Harold Wilson and Jennie Lee. The second programme celebrates the University's 25th Anniversary in 1994 and features contributions from many politicians and celebrities of the day.
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Published: 1994
Rights Statement: Rights owned or controlled by The Open University
Restrictions on use: This material can be used in accordance with The Open University conditions of use. A link to the conditions can be found at the bottom of all OUDA web pages.
Duration: 00:39:44
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Producer: Christine Palmer
Presenter: Willy Russell
Contributors: Melvyn Bragg; Mike Bullivant; James Callaghan; Brian Coleman; Geoffrey Crowther; Edwina Currie; John Daniel; Fiona Davies; Stuart Hall; John Horlock; Neil Kinnock; Gill Kirkup; Yoo-Jean Lee; Mike Pentz; Walter Perry; Harold Wilson
Publisher: BBC Open University
Keyword(s): 25th anniversary; Balloons; Celebration; Fireworks; History of the OU; Jennie Lee; Live transmissions; Open University; Students
Subject terms: Open University -- History;
Master spool number: DOU7952
Production number: FOUF405F
Videofinder number: 4642
Available to public: no