Footage of laying the Library foundation stone including speeches by Walter Perry and Baroness Lee. Interview with Jennie Lee on the aims and philosophy of the OU. A short history of Alexandra Pala...ce. Peter Thornton-Pett discusses the arrangements for the first graduation ceremony at Alexandra Palace and the robes worn by graduates.
Metadata describing this Open University video programme
Series: Open Forum
Recording date: 1973
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: 00:24:04
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Producer: Roger Tucker
Contributors: Godfrey Vesey; Peter Thornton-Pett; Kevin Moloney; Jennie Lee; Walter Perry
Publisher: The Open University
Subject terms: Cornerstone laying; Graduation ceremonies; Open University--History; Alexandra Palace--History;
Master spool number: 00525/7026
Production number: JOUZ402B
Videofinder number: 83365
Available to public: yes