Yesterday's witness: the first boy scouts

United Kingdom, 1969

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Three of the Brownsea Island boys, who accompanied Baden-Powell on the first camp in 1907, recall the first days of scounting. lady Baden-Powell talks about her life with Lord Baden-Powell. Also considers the social context of scouting, and its state of development.

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Stephen Peet

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Tim Byford



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