15 August 2011 archive

Aug 15 2011

Four Corners celebrates 50 years

On Saturday, 19 August 1961, Michael Charlton presented the first edition of what would become a current affairs flagship, Four Corners – a program inspired by the successful BBC series Panorama. At a time when the term ‘current affairs’ was yet to be coined, TV Week described Four Corners as a “television newspaper”: “Interviewer-compere, Michael …

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