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Whitefield Commemoration


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Bicentenary of the first landing of George Whitefield in North America on May 7, 1738.
An exchange of talks between The Rt. Hon. D. Lloyd George, O.M., M.P. speaking from England, and Harold Willis Dodds, Ph.D., LL.D., Litt.D., President of Princeton University, speaking from America.
On May 7, 1738, George Whitefield landed in America. At once his influence there was as great as it had been in England; in his New England campaign alone, 30,000 persons were said to have been brought into a new and vital religious experience. But what he is most remembered for today across the Atlantic is the fact that out of his work arose many of the first educational institutions in America, notably the Universities of Pennsylvania and Princeton.
Mr. Lloyd George's broadcast will be heard on both sides of the Atlantic, as will the American reply, which will follow immediately.


Speaker: Rt. Hon. D. Lloyd George
Speaker: Harold Willis Dodds

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