St Mary-le-Bow public debates

Number of items in collection: 619

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At one o’clock every Tuesday lunchtime for fifteen years (1964-1979), Joseph McCulloch, the Rector of St Mary-le-Bow Church in the City of London, invited a well-known public figure to debate an issue of the day. Popular amongst city workers, guests included Enoch Powell on race, Diana Rigg on single parentage, A J Ayer on moral responsibility, Edna O’Brien on fear, and Germaine Greer on free will.

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