Ref NoOHP/15
TitleMalcolm Dean
Date11 December 2001
Extent1 minidisc, 1 cd, 1 file, 6 AIFF files (283.1 MB)
Creator NameDean; Malcolm (1939-); journalist
DescriptionReprise of Malcolm Dean's speech as Scott Trustee, 1994-2001. Recorded 11 December 2001.

Summary contents (with rough timings):

Track 1
01.15 Speech given as a toast to CP Scott at yearly Scott Trust dinner.

Track 2
01.01 Three out of four people he started with are still working for the Guardian- loyalty to the paper
02.35 A lot of caring for each other
03.03 Had three editors since he joined and disusses Alastair Hetherington
04.40 Famous story about Alastair lunching with David Steele and taking him to Beachy Head
05.24 Peter Preston democratised paper

Track 3

Track 4
00.03 How Alan Rusbridger gives parties and promotes youth
01.10 Alan has senses of family history, the archive was his idea

Track 5
00.52 Many interesting ways of getting into the Guardian. Anecdote- David McKie's interview with John Cole
02.20 Malcolm's interview with John Cole and arguing over the Donovan report
02.54 Hugo Young said ideas were always accepted
03.30 Reputation of paper and how it always took the right stance on major issues
04.56 Values of the paper and respect as a writer
05.48 Importance of 'Head' - able to achieve change whilst holding on to continuity

Track 6
00:22 Incredible depth of knowledge stored in Guardian
01.52 Guardian canteen - a place to meet all kinds of people and writers
03.08 Began Society section 21 years ago
03.44 Likens a circus' high wire acts to the Guardian's editors
04.16 Libel suits- Police federation suit over Duncan Campbell article
07.30 Reads out what CP Scott said on 100th anniversary of paper on importance of character
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsAccess to recording via GNM Digital Repository
FormatElectronic record
CD recording
Minidisc recording
CopyrightGuardian News & Media Ltd and Malcolm Dean

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