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Literary: "Short Biographies": proofs 1., [Dec] 1929 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/590

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Proofs of the following articles by WSC: "The United States of Europe" on Europe without trade barriers and the benefits of solidarity; "The Abuse of the Dole" on the political importance of unemployment figures and the abuse of the unemployment insurance system; "The American Mind and Ours" on the importance of business in the United States at the expense of politics, and on the difference between American and British attitudes; "Ramsay Macdonald" as Prime Minister and on his alliance with Stanley Baldwin; "The Truth About 'Jix'" on 1st Lord Brentford [earlier Sir William Joynson-Hicks]; "Mr H G Wells" on Wells's writing and politics; "Mr Lloyd George"; "Montagu Norman" on the Governor of the Bank of England; "Mr Bernard Shaw and Lady Astor" on George Bernard Shaw and Nancy, Lady Astor; "J H Thomas" on James Thomas and the railway unions; "My New York Misadventure" and "I was Conscious Through it all" on WSC being run over; "My Happy Days in the 'Wet' Bahamas"; "Mr Macdonald's Reception" on the good relations between Britain and the United States and Ramsay Macdonald's visit to the United States; "The Naval Misunderstanding" on the limits to increasing American and British naval strength, and the need for a new treaty; "Prohibition in Practice" against prohibition; "Wall Street" on mass speculation in the United States and the Wall Street Crash; "Battles of Virginia" on American Civil War sites; "California"; "Hollywood"; "Canada's Cornfields"; "Across Canada"; "Naval Parity" between the United States and Britain; "America's Industry" on mass production; "Gold Versus Wealth" on the worldwide slump because of war reparations and the deflation caused by rising gold prices; "Prohibition" on the fall in drunkenness in Britain because of taxation and regulation and the rise in consumption and crime in the United States; an untitled article on the bad results of independence for the Philippines.


  • Creation: [Dec] 1929 - 1937

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