Janey Buchan obituary | Politics | The Guardian

Janey Buchan, who has died at the age of 85, was a cultural and political activist in the fiercest tradition of Glasgow’s working class. Though she came to be on first-name terms with artists such as Pete Seeger, Ewan MacColl and Billy Connolly, and politicians of the stature of Willy Brandt and Nelson Mandela, she never compromised her egalitarian beliefs or her lifetime’s commitment to encouraging the young and disadvantaged.

via Janey Buchan obituary | Politics | The Guardian.

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Former BBC and IRN presenter, presenter of jazz, classical, movie and talk shows on Bradford Community Broadcasting, editor and presenter of VideoCaroline, "the best TV over the Seven Seas".
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