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Public and Political: General: General Election: Press cuttings of broadcasts., 09 Jun 1945 - 01 Aug 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/558

Scope and Contents

Newspaper cuttings (mainly from the Times and the Daily Telegraph) of broadcasts and speeches made during the 1945 General Election campaign by the following: Sir Richard Acland; A V Alexander; Leo Amery; Clement Attlee; Philip Noel-Baker; Harold Balfour; [1st] Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken]; Leslie Hore-Belisha; Aneurin Bevan; Sir William Beveridge; Ernest Bevin; Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury]; Brendan Bracken; R A Butler; WSC; Sir Stafford Cripps; [1st Lord] Croft; Hugh Dalton; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon]; Arthur Greenwood; James Griffiths; Robert Hudson; Thomas Johnston; Harold Laski; Richard Law [later 1st Lord Coleraine]; John Llewellin; Geoffrey Lloyd; Oliver Lyttelton [later 1st Lord Chandos]; Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton]; Herbert Morrison; [1st] Lord Samuel; Duncan Sandys; Emanuel Shinwell; [1st] Lord Simon [of Stackpole Elidor]; Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso]; Oliver Stanley; George Tomlinson; Ellen Wilkinson; Henry Willink; and [1st Lord] Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis]. Arranged alphabetically.Subjects covered in the speeches include: national expenditure; foreign policy; democracy; WSC's reference to a 'Gestapo'; housing; nationalisation and state control.


  • 09 Jun 1945 - 01 Aug 1945

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