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For the Schools


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NATURE STUDY. 'Hands and Feet,' by Philip Eggleton. How the limbs of animals are adapted for different uses

2.15 HISTORY 11. 'Votes for Women.' Script by Jo Manton The programme tells something of the story of the early 'suffragette' agitations, and of the way in which women were admitted at last to the full duties and privileges of citizenship.

2.40 ENGLISH FOR UNDER-NINES. 'Snowflower and the Magic Chair': the first of two stories adapted from Frances Browne 's book 'Granny's Wonderful Chair'

'Let us now praise famous men.' Carleton Hobbs reads a passage from Ecclesiasticus, and 'I think continually of those who were truly great,' by Stephen Spender


Unknown: Philip Eggleton.
Script By: Jo Manton
Unknown: Frances Browne
Unknown: Carleton Hobbs
Unknown: Stephen Spender

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