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The Week Abroad


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LISTENERS may perhaps remember the special broadcast which was carried out on Armistice Day, 1933, when seven three-minute talks were given in succession from various capitals in Europe : Paris, Rome, Vienna, Budapest, Warsaw, Stockholm, Copenhagen, and Berlin.
Tonight's broadcast is the first in a new series of talks from abroad, which will be given on Thursday evenings throughout the spring and summer. This new series is, in a way, an amplification of that special programme, and the speakers who took part in it will now have an opportunity to develop at greater length the latest news from the part of Europe in which they live.
Tonight's speaker is
Mr. C. F. Whittall , who is Reuter's correspondent in Rome, and will be speaking from there. Rome is, perhaps particularly suitable for the first talk in this series, in view of the recent meeting there between Signor Mussolini , Doctor Dollfuss, and General Gomboes, and also of this week's picturesque ceremonies in connection with the termination of the Holy Year.


Unknown: C. F. Whittall
Unknown: Mr. C. F. Whittall
Unknown: Signor Mussolini

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