Charles Wheeler

Forename/s: 
Charles
Family name: 
Wheeler
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Interview Number: 
330
Interview Date(s): 
4 Aug 1994
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Duration (mins): 
150
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Charles Wheeler was a British  journalist and broadcaster. Having joined the BBC in 1947, he became the corporation's longest-serving foreign correspondent from most of the world’s trouble spots, remaining in the role until his death. Wheeler also had spells as presenter of several BBC current affairs television programmes including Newsnight and Panorama.