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The BBC at 100: the corporation at war

David Hendy explores the ways in which the Second World War changed the BBC forever

Published: March 21, 2022 at 12:12 pm
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In the third episode of our monthly series marking the centenary of the BBC, media historian David Hendy tells Matt Elton how the BBC became an important part of the national fabric during the Second World War – and how the conflict changed the organisation forever.

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David Hendy is the author of The BBC: A People’s History (Profile Books, 2022)

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Authors

Matt EltonDeputy Editor, BBC History Magazine

Matt Elton is BBC History Magazine’s Deputy Editor. He has worked at the magazine since 2012 and has more than a decade’s experience working across a range of history brands.

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