Martin Bell: Conflicts, Politics, and Poetry

Legendary BBC reporter Martin Bell – Britain’s answer to Walter Cronkite – discusses his life, war experiences, career in Parliament, and recent incarnation as a poet.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
6:30 pm
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In the same way that Walter Cronkite was “the most trusted man in America,” Martin Bell represents journalistic integrity and straight talk to several generations of Britons.

Beyond his career as a reporter, Bell is a member of the Order of the British Empire who has also been elected to Parliament, an ambassador for UNICEF, and a tireless critic of the state of journalism.

Now Bell discusses his life, his war experiences, his brief political career, and his recent incarnation as a poet.

Co-sponsored by the English-Speaking Union.