LevelItem
Ref NoMEM/DNI
TitleMemoir of David Nicholas 1957-1962
Date25 March 2001
Extent1 file
Creator NameNicholas; Sir; David (1930-); knight, editor and chief executive
DescriptionWritten memoir of David Nicholas's time as a sub-editor for the Observer in the 1950s and 1960s.

He describes joining the paper from the Telegraph (previously at the Yorkshire Post in Leeds). He was given a Saturday job by Ken Obank, managing editor of the paper.

He describes his recollections of working for ITN during the Cuban missile crisis, and subsequent Saturday reporting for the Observer. He also mentions how Africa was the abiding issue for the Observer at the time.
Admin HistoryDavid Nicholas worked as a weekend sub-editor for the Observer from 1957 to 1962 or 1963. He was later editor-in-chief, cief executive and then chairman of ITN.
Custodial HistoryPart of project by the Observer to gather material for the archive.
Access StatusOpen
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