Lord Kenneth Clarke
(13 Jul 1903 - 21 May 1983)
English art historian who became well-known as the knowledgeable, enthusiastic presenter of the popular 13-episode BBC series, Civilisation (1969), for which he was hand-picked by the then-controller of the newly launched BBC2 station.
Science Quotes by Lord Kenneth Clarke (1 quote)
The spiritual and intellectual decline which has overtaken us in the last thirty years … [may be due] to the diversion of all the best brains to technology.
— Lord Kenneth Clarke
In London Review of Books, 1984.