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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and typescript., 30 Apr 1932 - 05 Oct 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/102

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Speech notes for WSC's speech (30 April, Royal Academy Banquet, Burlington House, London), entitled "Political Painters" on artistic parallels with the politics of the Prime Minister [Ramsay MacDonald], the Lord President of the Council [Stanley Baldwin], the Secretary of State for the Dominions [J H Thomas] and WSC himself. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 5153 - 5154.Typescript for WSC's broadcast to the United States (8 May, London), entitled "International Monetary Policy" on worldwide economic distress, the importance of silver, deflation, the need for the United States and Britain to form an economic alliance, and tariffs. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 5160 - 5161.Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (23 May, Carlton Club, London), on the Indian Empire Society, the changed Government policy on India and the views of 11th Lord Lothian [earlier Philip Kerr], Under-Secretary of State for India.Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (15 June, Royal Empire Society Luncheon, Cannon Street Hotel, London), entitled "The Money Problem" on the harmful effects of cornering gold, war debts and the need to co-operate with the United States. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 5181 - 5183.Typescript for WSC's speech and broadcast to the United States (12 July, Pilgrims' Society Dinner to George Washington), entitled "Anglo-American Relations". Published: Complete Speeches V pp 5195 - 5197.Speech notes for WSC's speech (19 July, McGregor Laird Centenary Dinner) on the West African colonies.Speech notes (unused) on the disadvantage of naval parity with the United States, and the need for a fleet to protect the food supply. Source material includes proofs of a lecture by Commander Gordon Steele on naval training.


  • 30 Apr 1932 - 05 Oct 1932

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