Alan McGowan

The interviewee remembers watching early television at a friend's house. He didn't see the Coronation because he went to a street party. He was living in London during the Aberfan disaster and the emotion was really obvious in the coverage, he had never heard of places in Wales before. He remembers the players from the golden age of Welsh rugby. It was strange being an Englishman watching Wales win in Wales. The launch of S4C made a difference because it meant Welsh programmes no longer interrupted the BBC. The interviewee thinks that CH4 had the best coverage of the Miners' Strike, felt that the BBC portrayed Arthur Scargill as a villain and police tactics were not covered fairly.

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