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1, The Mineral and the Mine
. Contributors
T. David Jones , Professor of Mining at the University of Wales F. J. North, Head of the Geological Department of the National
Museum of Wales
Wesley Hancock , Lecturer in Mining in the University of Birmingham
Robert Gee
This is the first broadcast in an important series that has been planned to give listeners a bird's-eye view of the physical conditions of coal and coal-mining. It will begin with an account of what coal is, and will end with an account of the collier. It was a problem how a subject covering the British Isles could be dealt with from London, because no complete picture could be given without bringing to the microphone men who know the industry in the North and West and East. As the broadcasts had to be limited to five, the duration of each has been extended beyond the usual time allotted to talks, and three or more speakers will contribute to each broadcast.
Tonight listeners are to hear about the nature of coal 'and the difficulties that had to be overcome before it was first mined ; also an account and explanation of what a coal-mine is.


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Unknown: Wesley Hancock

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