Broadcasts, 1931-11 - 1952-07
Scope and Contents
Texts of broadcasts by LSA on subjects including: Fairbridge Farm Schools in Australia; Empire defence; the economics of Empire; the 1935 Peace Ballot; the Empire and world peace; the politician versus the businessman; the Jewish settlement in Palestine; the Empire Producers Organisation; the way of peace; Germany's debt to European civilisation; tributes to Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia]; why Italy should not become a German ally; the Balkans; commentaries on the war (1940, including Norway and Germany's occupation of France); venereal disease; the Magna Carta and India; Turkey; tributes to Greece; the war effort in India and Burma [later Myanmar]; Winston Churchill [Prime Minister] as a leader and writer; Bulgaria; Turkish Independence Day; the new Indian constitution; questions from the United States and Canada; the Indian Congress Party's demand for the end of British rule in India; broadcasting Parliamentary debates (in a Cabinet memorandum by LSA); the British constitution; the death of Mohandas Gandhi; the Swiss constitution; Joseph Chamberlain; tribute to [William] Mackenzie King; tribute to Jan Smuts; Europe and the Commonwealth; tribute to Lionel Curtis; the history of the Times; tribute to Sir Francis Wylie, Secretary to the Rhodes Trust; tribute to Chaim Weizmann; 21st anniversary of the Statute of Westminster.
Also includes letters from individuals including: [Cyril] Kenneth Bird on his programme about Joseph Chamberlain; Mary Adams [Head of BBC Talks and Current Affairs] on a broadcast about economic relations with the United States; Siegmund Warburg, on a broadcast to Germany; 1st Lord Rennell [earlier James Rodd] on a broadcast to Greece; Thanassis Aghnides, Greek Permanent Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs, on a broadcast to Greece (2).
- 1931-11 - 1952-07
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