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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 6., 18 Aug 1940 - 22 Sep 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/670

Scope and Contents

Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "How It Feels to be a Road Accident Victim" on WSC's accident in New York [United States]; "Parliament", defending the British parliamentary system, an historical examination of developments in the rights of the individual citizen, contrasting the British system with that of the dictatorships, and explaining its structure; "The Other Side of Flying" on developments in air travel, the autogyro, gliding, an historical review, and the benefits of aviation in various spheres; "The Stories of Three Speeches" on WSC's first speech at the Empire Theatre, Leicester Square [London], in 1894, his first official speech to the Primrose League at Bath [Somerset] [incorrectly dated as 1899, actually 1897], and his first speech to the House of Commons on the Boer War in 1901; "Some Things We Are Fighting For" on British social services, education, National Insurance, savings, the Trade Board, and labour conditions; "Inventions in Peace and War" on the electric-light industry, the invention of the wireless radio, the valve, the tank, and the limits to invention.

Dates

  • 18 Aug 1940 - 22 Sep 1940

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (34 loose folios).)

Language of Materials

English