Ref NoOBS/6/1/1/1/1/1/10
TitleKenneth Harris
Extent1 file
Creator NameThe Observer Limited; Editor's Office; Donald Trelford
DescriptionIncludes correspondence from and concerning Harris.
Other correspondents include: David Astor; Fred Tomlinson; Tristan Jones; Donald Trelford; John Cole; Douglass Cater; Stanley Glazer; Roger Harrison; Bernard Donoughue; Swraj Paul; Geoffrey Lean; Russell Twisk; Anthony Howard; Lord Wiedenfeld; Anne Attlee.
Subjects covered include: Harris' terms and conditions at The Observer; his time as Washington correspondent including comments on Nora Beloff, Sebastian Haffner, and Alastair Buchan; The Observer's coverage of the Suez Crisis; Harris' role as Chief Interviewer, interviewing eminent persons; Lord Attlee; The Observer Mace debating competition and other Observer sponsored events; his appointment to The Observer board and board matters; Sir Robert Mayer; Observer books; Mary Soames; interviewing Ronald Reagan; the 1980 Astor-Goodman dinner; the Whitbread Essay Competition; Michael Sacher; Sir David Hunt; the Colour Magazine; Dean Rusk interviews; George McGhee's 'Envoy to the Middle World'; interviewing the Prince of Wales; the Metric Sense Campaign.
Also includes: paper on readers' views of The Observer, mid 1950s; memorandum of interview with Attlee by Harris; revisions by Harris of Observer hand-outs; Observer Foreign News Service pieces by Susan Donnell and Harris; transcript of interview with Governor [Jerry] Brown by Harris; copies of reviews of Harris' book on Attlee; copies of some of Harris' interviews with Prince Charles; documents on the Paddington-Heathrow rail link.
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access StatusOpen(part)
Access ConditionsSome material closed to researchers in line with Data Protection Act
TermSuez Crisis (1956)
International Relations

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