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Alan Whicker
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Born on 2nd of August 1925

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Born 1925 - Cairo, Eygpt - English broadcaster and journalist.


Served with Army Film and Photo Unit during WWII. Became war correspondent, worked on Tonight programme and began Whickerís World documentary series. Series include Whicker Down Under (1961) and Whicker Within Womanís World (1972). Received many awards including Richard Dimbleby award (1977).

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