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Literary: News of the World articles by WSC 3., Sep 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/616

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Includes annotated proofs, galley proofs and cuttings from the News of the World for: "Prevention of Crime is as Vital as Punishment" on reforming the penal system, WSC's experiences as a prisoner of the Boers and as Home Secretary, the Probation of Offenders Act and new forms of punishment for young offenders; "System that Guarantees 'This Freedom'" on the future of parliamentary democracy, defending the British system, analysing its development, and making comparisons with Europe, particularly the situation in Germany; "The Survival of the British Race" on the declining birth-rate in Britain and its possible consequence, the decline of the British nation and Empire, comparisons with Italy, Germany, the Soviet Union, China, India, Australia and New Zealand, and encouraging families to have more children.


  • Creation: Sep 1938

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