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    1. Reply All - The Real Enemy (3-parts)

      Part 1: https://gimletmedia.com/shows/reply-all/llhd33/152-the-real-enemy-part-1 Part 2: https://gimletmedia.com/shows/reply-all/94hwe43/153-the-real-enemy-part-2 Part 3:...

      Part 1: https://gimletmedia.com/shows/reply-all/llhd33/152-the-real-enemy-part-1

      Part 2: https://gimletmedia.com/shows/reply-all/94hwe43/153-the-real-enemy-part-2

      Part 3: https://gimletmedia.com/shows/reply-all/j4hl3vj/154-the-real-enemy-part-3

      4 votes
    2. "Children and Politics" - a 3 minute interview with British children before the 1964 general election

      This is short, but it demonstrates something that's been missing from tv for a while, which is the simple interview with children that recognises they are children but still takes them seriously...

      This is short, but it demonstrates something that's been missing from tv for a while, which is the simple interview with children that recognises they are children but still takes them seriously as humans.

      EDIT: Somehow I missed the main link, which goes to a BFI page here: https://player.bfi.org.uk/free/film/watch-children-and-politics-1964-online

      There are some amazing old (1960s, 1970s) British tv interviews with children carried out by Harold Williamson. He asks children a question and then just lets them answer. There's no attempt to laugh at the children, and there's no attempt to say "zomg look at what this cute kid is saying".

      A few clips here, https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06tq93b and there are probably more on Youtube: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06tq93b

      It's showing its age - "what would you do if your husbands went on strike? How would you run a household?" (asked of two girls) isn't acceptable.

      7 votes