Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod

Sir John Gingell, an officer of the House of Lords, discussed his role in the ceremonial State Opening of Parliament. As Gentleman Usher of the… read more

Sir John Gingell, an officer of the House of Lords, discussed his role in the ceremonial State Opening of Parliament. As Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, he summons members of the House of Commons to the House of Lords to hear the Queen’s speech. Sir Gingell also discussed the effects of television coverage on the House of Lords and the coming of television to the House of Commons. close

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Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod

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Program ID:
5223-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Interview
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Dec 02, 1988 | 12:36am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 01, 1989 | 3:53pm EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Dec 02, 1988 | 12:36am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 02, 1988 | 9:44pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 03, 1988 | 10:34am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 31, 1988 | 1:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 01, 1989 | 3:53pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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