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Literary: "Short Biographies": "American Impressions", copy., 1929 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/592

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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Prohibition" on the fall of drunkenness in Britain because of taxation and regulation and the rise of consumption and crime in the United States; "The American Mind and Ours" on the importance of business at the expense of politics in the United States and the differences in American and British attitudes; "Industrial Conditions in America"; "Vastness of American Industry"; "Fleets of Britain and America"; "World's Greatest Grain Emporium" on a journey across Canada; "Peter Pan Township of the Films" on Hollywood; "Across Canada to the Pacific"; "Nature's Panorama in California"; "Old Battlefields of Virginia" on Civil War sites; "What I Saw and Heard in America" on good relations between Britain and the United States and Ramsay Macdonald's visit to the United States; "What I Saw and Heard in America (2)" on the limitations to building up the American and British navies and the need for a new agreement on it; "What I Saw in America of Prohibition"; "Fever of Speculation in America" on mass speculation in the United States and the Wall Street Crash.


  • Creation: 1929 - 1937

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