Defin­ing mo­ment

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Work in the BBC

Join­ing the BBC in 1941 as talks as­sis­tant and later pro­ducer, Or­well de­liv­ered a reg­u­lar ra­dio broad­cast called Talk­ing to In­dia, and also pro­duced leaflets and news­let­ters pro­mot­ing sup­port for Britain’s war ef­fort. He would later de­scribe this as a ‘hope­less’ task, although he stood by the con­tent of his broad­casts. Or­well re­signed from his post that he had held for two years in Sept­meber 1943


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