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Flowers, Brian (6 of 7). National Life Stories: Leaders of National Life

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:54:05

  • Shelf mark

    C408/008

  • Subjects

    Physics

  • Recording date

    1988-12-15

  • Recording locations

    Senate House, London

  • Interviewees

    Flowers, Brian, 1924-2010 (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Thompson, Paul (speaker, male)

  • Abstract

    Part 6: Brian Flowers talks about his wife and family; stepsons. Mentions father-in-law, Sir Leonard Behrens, president of Liberal Party and Chairman of Halle Concert Society. BF discusses being a stepfather; friendship with his stepsons. Family leisure activities; walking, holidays; the house in Manchester where they lived. BF’s own interests; cello;, gardening, painting.

  • Description

    Life story interview with physicist Lord Brian Flowers.

  • Related transcripts

    Lord Brian Flowers interviewed by Paul Thompson: full transcript of the interview

  • Related links

    Visit this interviewee's page on the 'Voices of Science' web resource

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