GORDON BROWN, RECTOR
Gordon Brown discusses his ideas about positive discrimination to attract more working class boys and girls to college and university. (clip - full length available onsite)
Title: GORDON BROWN, RECTOR
Reference number: T2298
Original format: 16mm
Running time: 27.19 mins
Description: Overview of Gordon Brown's often controversial Rectorship at Edinburgh University. He discusses his role and aims. Also, interviews with various University figures, for and against his position.
Shotlist: STV logo (0.08) ext. University of Edinburgh (0.27) int. grandiose building, 24 year old Rector Gordon Brown walks down stairs and into large meeting room of University's governing body. Gvs meeting (1.28) talking head Gordon Brown (2.40) ext., gvs students (2.58) int., talking head member of University Court, Dr Ekke Kuenssberg (4.22) int. talking head unid. man (4.55) ext. University quadrant (5.06) int., gvs meeting (5.43) int., talking heads interviewer and Gordon Brown (6.28) int. talking head same unid. man (7.10) int., talking head Dr Ekke Kuenssberg (8.03) int., talking heads Gordon Brown and small intercut interviewer (8.56) int. talking head another man (9.20) int., talking heads interviewer and Gordon Brown (10.41) int. talking head unid. man (12.29) int., GB meeting University workers Unions for discussions (12.45) int., talking heads Gordon Brown small intercut interviewer (15.08) int., talking head Dr Ekke Kuenssberg (16.13) int., talking head Gordon Brown (18.10) int., talking head Dr Ekke Kuenssberg (18.51) ext., gvs students (19.09) int., talking head Gordon Brown and small intercut interviewer (25.23) int., GB talking to Michael Foot MP [then Secretary of State for Employment] (26.02) int., talking head Gordon Brown (26.54) GB in pub with student friends (27.19)