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Carse, (Verner) Duncan (1913–2004), polar explorer and broadcaster

G. Hattersley-Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; World History; Maps and Map-making. 1219 words.

Carse, (Verner) Duncan (1913–2004), polar explorer and broadcaster, was born on 28 July 1913 at 35 Castletown Road, Fulham, London, the son of (Andreas) Duncan Carse, artist, and his wife,...

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Dearmer, Geoffrey (1893–1996), writer and radio broadcaster

Mark Bostridge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Social and Cultural History; Literature. 1113 words.

Dearmer, Geoffrey (1893–1996), writer and radio broadcaster, was born on 21 March 1893 at 59 South Lambeth Road, London, the elder son of Percy Dearmer (1867–1936), Church of England...

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Duma, Dervish (1908–1998), diplomatist and leader of the Albanian community in Britain

Robert Elsie and Bejtullah D. Destani.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Business and Management; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 875 words.

Duma, Dervish (1908–1998), diplomatist and leader of the Albanian community in Britain, was born on 4 July 1908 in Borsh on the southern coast of Albania, then still part of the Ottoman...

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Eisler, Gerhart

Jochen Cerný.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; US Politics; Journalism; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1328 words.

Eisler, Gerhart (20 February 1897–21 March 1968), Communist journalist and politician, was born in Leipzig, Germany, the son of Rudolf Eisler, a philosopher, and Marie Ida Fischer. Eisler...

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Furness, Betty

Donna L. Halper.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Social and Cultural History; Film. 1317 words.

Furness, Betty (03 January 1916–02 April 1994), actress, product spokesperson, and consumer advocate, was born Elizabeth Mary (Betty) Furness in New York City to George Choate Furness, an...

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Garry [née Campbell], Flora Macdonald (1900–2000), broadcaster and poet

Colin Milton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Radio; Social and Cultural History. 692 words.

Garry [née Campbell], Flora Macdonald (1900–2000), broadcaster and poet, was born on 30 September 1900 at Mains of Auchmunziel, New Deer, Aberdeenshire, the second of the four children of...

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Gillard, Francis George [Frank] (1908–1998), broadcaster and war correspondent

Philip Purser.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Journalism; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 2065 words.

Gillard, Francis George [Frank] (1908–1998), broadcaster and war correspondent, was born on 1 December 1908 at 20 Silver Street, Tiverton, Devon, the elder child and only son of Francis...

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Harbord, James Guthrie

Timothy K. Nenninger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1331 words.

Harbord, James Guthrie (21 March 1866–20 August 1947), army officer and corporation executive, was born in Bloomington, Illinois, the son of George Washington Harbord, a farmer who had...

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Hilton, John (1880–1943), social scientist and broadcaster

Matthew Hilton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Radio; Sociology; Education; Economics. 1396 words.

Hilton, John (1880–1943), social scientist and broadcaster, was born at 14 Rumworth Street, Bolton, Lancashire, on 28 December 1880, the first son and the last of seven children of John...

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Howard, George Anthony Geoffrey, Baron Howard of Henderskelfe (1920–1984), landowner and chairman of the BBC

Ian McIntyre.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 1295 words.

Howard, George Anthony Geoffrey, Baron Howard of Henderskelfe (1920–1984), landowner and chairman of the BBC, was born on 22 May 1920 at 32 Chester Square, London, the second of three sons...

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