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The Reith Lectures POWER AND THE STATE

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by Lord Radcliffe of Werneth,
P.C., G.B.E.
4 — On the Makers of the American Constitution
At the end of the American War of Independence a group of remarkable men, including Alexander Hamilton and James Madison , set about drawing up a constitution. Quite consciously they tried to work out a system that would give unity to the nation in such affairs as defence and foreign relations while preserving independence to the States in many other matters -which would ensure powerful central authority where it was needed while preserving the rights of the individual. In this lecture Lord Radcliffe talks about some of the considerations these men had in mind and the answers they found to some of the problems that arose.

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Unknown: Alexander Hamilton
Unknown: James Madison
Talks: Lord Radcliffe

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The Reith Lectures POWER AND THE STATE

Third Programme, 9 January 1952 18.15






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