Ref NoOHP/44
TitleEric Knott
Date7 November 2001
Extent1 minidisc, 1 cd, 1 file, 3 AIFF files (612.6 MB)
Creator NameKnott; Eric (1922-); sub-editor
DescriptionInterview with Eric Knott, sub-editor for the Guardian. Conducted by Helen Carter on 7 November 2001. Also includes a data sheet containing biographical details about the subject and information about the recording and notes on the interview with track times.

Summary contents of interview (with rough timings):

Disc 1:
Track 1

Track 2
06.00 Discusses the most memorable story he subbed
06.00 How the Korean war hard to cover, 'nobody knew anything about the place'
07.45 The difficulties of getting maps in the paper
08.00 'London, don't talk to me about London'

Track 3
05.15 Taya Zinkin [India correspondent]
05.55 The telephone lines weren't so good in those days
08.40 Anecdote about front page compositor Frank Hall

11.15 Rarely wrote for the paper, but once did a little piece about a very thick fog
11.15 Experiences during World War II
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsAccess to recording via GNM Digital Repository
FormatElectronic record
CD recording
Printed document
Minidisc recording
CopyrightGuardian News & Media Ltd and Eric Knott

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