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Going back in time

Mr Bearbull

Mr Bearbull
Going back in time

Readers of a certain age will remember one of the great moments of television history, delivered on 19 November 1967. The date tells us it was not Apollo 11's moon landing or - gruesomely - Jack Ruby's dispatch of Lee Harvey Oswald. Yet it was Sunday evening entertainment of the highest order when prime minister Harold Wilson told an uncomfortable nation that sterling was to be devalued.

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