RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoRuncie/STA/CRAC/9
Extent1 file
TitleBroadcasting and CRAC
Date1978
DescriptionIncludes correspondence on minutes and format of CRAC [Central Religious Advisory Committee] meetings; letter from John Habgood, Bishop of Durham, to Runcie, on trial use of Teletext [television information retrieval service] by local Churches Regional Broadcasting Council, and discussion of similar system Presstell; correspondence between David Martin, Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics, on BBC use of the Book of Common Prayer and Authorised Version; correspondence with the Revd John Lang, BBC Head of Religious Broadcasting, on management of "Everyman", television documentary series; CRAC papers, including progress report on religious television April to October 1978, report by Michael Mayne, Head of Religious Programmes Radio, report 'The Wider Needs of Religious Broadcasting' by Margaret Duggan, journalist, and 'Religious Education and Broadcasting' by Rabbi Hugo Gryn; membership of CRAC; discussion of theological policy for the Churches Television Centre; copy of letter from Hugh Montefiore, Bishop of Birmingham, to Sir Michael Swann, Chairman of the BBC Board of Governors, complaining about 1978 Reith Lectures 'Christianity and the World' by the Revd Edward Norman, Dean of Peterhouse, Cambridge, with copy of Runcie's response to Montefiore.

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