Entry from British & World English dictionary
1st Baron ( 1889–1971), Scottish administrator and politician, first general manager (1922-7) and first director general (1927–38) of the BBC; full name John Charles Walsham Reith. He played a major part in the growth of the BBC and championed the moral and intellectual role of broadcasting in the community.
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