Political speeches and articles: general, 1930-04 - 1939-01
Scope and Contents
Texts of speeches and articles by LSA on subjects including: protection of manufacturers and the removal of the McKenna Duties on luxury imports; Benjamin Disraeli [1st Lord Beaconsfield]; the silk industry; Imperial Preference; unemployment; the economics of Empire; the monetary crisis; the Representation of the People Bill; the meaning of politics; the National Government; disarmament; Cabinet reform; the future of Europe; the Peace Ballot; uprising in Austria (1934); the 1935 General Election; the League of Nations and sanctions against Abyssinia [later Ethiopia]; colonial policy; Jan Smuts; [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain; National Service; German colonial claims; LSA's book "The Forward View" and the state of Europe and the Commonwealth (1938).
Also includes: transcript of a speech by Adolf Hitler to the German Reichstag (Jan 1939); note by Robert Menzies on a speech by LSA (1935).
- 1930-04 - 1939-01
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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