As the 168-year-old Sunday paper appears on the shelves for the last time, here's a reminder that it's not only contemporary politicians who have courted the tabloids - although their predecessors might not have had quite such a cosy relationship. Aneurin Bevan, architect of the welfare state, appears in the below clip, a 16mm newsreel advert (date unknown):
As the sound quality's not great, I've transcribed some of the voice-over below:
"Don't miss Nye Bevan's article this week. Aneurin Bevan, one of the most controversial figures in British politics. A man with a mind to speak and not afraid to speak it..."