‘A moment of awakening happened when artists like Claude Monet and Van Gogh discovered Japanese woodblock prints.
Bbc has a history dating back to
Japanese art liberates them.’The commanding 73-year-old Schama lives in New York and teaches art history at Columbia University.
He has published many critically acclaimed books including two volumes of a history of the Jewish people (with a third to come).
If you'd like to hear recordings of the first hours of when BBC Radio Teesside went on the air then, thanks to John Foster, you can hear it in two parts on the links above.
Jim Brady - BBC Radio Teesside's Programme Organiser when the station opened on New Year's Eve 1970.
A series of articles which appeared in the Radio Times in the 1970s.