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Stephen Peet

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Stephen Hubert Peet (16 February 1920 – 22 December 2005) was an English filmmaker, best known as a pioneer of illustrated oral history and his BBC television series Yesterday's Witness (1969–1981). Parental family and early life Stephen Hubert Peet was born on 16 February 1920, in Penge, South London, the youngest child of Hubert William Peet (1886 - 1951) and his wife, Edith Mary, born Scott. He had two older sisters and an older brother, John. Stephen's parents were Quakers, unlike his four grandparents who were Congregationalist. His mother's parents had served as missionaries. Stephen's father was a journalist, who wrote religious news and also edited the weekly Quaker magazine The Friend from 1932 to 1949. He was also an absolutist conscientious objector, who suffered three terms of imprisonment for his refusal to obey military orders. Peet was educated at the Quaker Sidcot School, Somerset, where he met first his future wife, Olive, as a younger fellow pupil (th
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