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Channel Four (includes Fourth Channel): Correspondence (Bernard Sendall: Company Historian), Mar 1969 to Nov 1982

Document Information

File: A/54/0406/08

Box: 3995555

Summary of Document

Channel Four (includes Fourth Channel): Correspondence (Bernard Sendall: Company Historian), Mar 1969 to Nov 1982

This file contains correspondence, hand-written notes, and reports on the development of the new Channel 4. The date range of the documents are from May 1980 to May 1985 (the dates indicated on the front of the file do not reflect the dates inside the file).

The early documents discussed the formation of the board and the appointment of the chief executive. Included was a written account of the formation of what would become Channel Four.

Documents:

Form letter dated 25 June 1980, from Brian Young to recipients on attached list

Draft List of Necessary Attribute of the Fourth Channel Board, undated, circa 1980

Memorandum dated 3 November 1982, Channel Four – A Message from the Director General (Brian Young)

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