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Efforts Under Way to Persuade Foreign Ministry to Reinstate Bbc Hebrew Broadcast

Efforts are being made here to get the Foreign Ministry to reconsider its recommendation of the suspension of the British Broadcasting Corporation’s 30-minute Hebrew broadcast, part of the BBC’s daily overseas shortwave service. The announcement that the Hebrew broadcast will be suspended brought a flood of letters from protesting listeners in many countries, including several in the Communist bloc.

Today, Conservative MP John Biggs-Davidson called on Richard H. S. Crossman, Lord President of the Council, to ask the Foreign Secretary to reconsider the decision. Mr. Biggs-Davidson said, in a letter to Mr. Crossman, that many people believed that the suspension of the broadcast was inspired by bias.