He was born in 1898 and was educated first at a preparatory school then to Shrewsbury School, a public school, and finally to Oxford University. Read more
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As an instrument of the national Government, The Australian Broadcasting Commission was obliged to produce material that showed the government in good light. Oscar Whitbread had been commissioned to produce a programme about the Australian Army in the Talks Department’s Panorama series.
This was the first time that the programme “Panorama” had used a thirty minute documentary film rather than talking heads. It was September 1959. Read more