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9 October 2021

9:00 AM

9 October 2021

9:00 AM

How to Rebuild a City

BBC Radio 3

The story is likely apocryphal — and so disgraceful I almost hesitate to tell it — but it goes like this. On the night of 14 November 1940, as more than 500 Luftwaffe rained bombs on the people of Coventry, the newly appointed city architect Donald Gibson was watching the fires.

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