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Daniel Weinbren

, broadcast between 1951 and 1962. These programmes helped to forge links between academics and the BBC and to harness the power of broadcasting to the values of liberal education. Many of the contributors were adult education tutors, and the style and content of the programmes had about them ‘something of the early university class tutorial movement’. Discussions were designed to educate and speakers included a number of people who later came to be associated with the OU, including Harold Wilson, Raymond Williams and Asa Briggs.231 The Midlands Region of the BBC broadcast

in The Open University
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D. A. J. MacPherson

. Weir became Worthy Mistress of the local Maple Leaf LOBA and, according to her obituary, did good work for Orange causes, raising money for the orphanage at Indian Head and speaking proudly of her loyalty to the British Crown and her Irish Protestant heritage: 178 WOMEN AND THE ORANGE ORDER With the proud strain of the ‘Dalardic chiefs of Ulster in her veins,’ a liberal education, and a clear foresight, she did much to cement loyalty in Canada to the British Crown. She was ever ready to help a good cause, more especially if it was in support of Protestantism

in Women and the Orange Order