Cox, Sir Geoffrey (Sandford)

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COX, Sir Geoffrey (Sandford)

COX, Sir Geoffrey (Sandford). British (born New Zealand), b. 1910. Genres: History. Career: Reporter, Foreign and War Correspondent, News Chronicle, 1935-37, and Daily Express, 1937-40; Political Correspondent, News Chronicle, 1945; Assistant Ed., News Chronicle, 1954; Regular Contributor, BBC radio and T. V., 1945-56; Ed. and Chief Executive, Independent Televison News, 1956-68; Deputy Chairman, Yorkshire Television, 1968-71; Chairman, Tyne-Tees Television, 1971-74 and London Broadcasting Co., 1977-81. Publications: Defence of Madrid, 1937; Red Army Moves, 1941; Road to Trieste, 1946; Race for Trieste, 1977; See It Happen, 1983; A Tale of Two Battles, 1987; Countdown to War, 1988; Pioneering Television News, 1995; Eyewitness, 1999. Address: Edgehill, Deepdene Park Rd, Dorking, Surrey RH5 4AW, England.