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The Reith Lectures

Lester Pearson: In the Family of Man: 1968

The United States of the World

Duration: 30 minutes

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Lester Pearson contemplates the concept of nationalism in an international world in his third Reith lecture entitled 'The United States of the World'. Show more

GEOFFREY WHEELER talks to engineering workers at Darlaston, Staffordshire
Their favourite hymns are sung in the works concert hall by an augmented factory choir
Produced by Michael Shoesmith

Contributors

Talks:
Geoffrey Wheeler
Produced By:
Michael Shoesmith

The first of four Services during Advent on the theme of The Gospel of Hope
Fidelity to the Future
Conducted by FR. NICHOLAS LASH from the Chapel of Digby Stuart College of Education, Roehampton, London Lessons (Jerusalem Bible): Jeremiah 32, vv. 36-41; Hebrews 11. vv. 8-16, and 12, vv. 1-3
Psalm 106
Hymns: Wake. awake, the night is dying; For all the saints; Thou whose almighty word
Anthem: 0 taste and see
(Vaughan Williams)
Music directed by Winifred Harris
Organist, Percy F. Corben

Contributors

Directed By:
Winifred Harris
Organist:
Percy F. Corben

Radio's correspondence programme, which reflects listeners' own views on current topics, presents a special Sunday selection of letters with all the family in mind
Introduced by ANNE ALLEN
For either the Sunday or weekday editions, send your letters to: Listening Post. BBC, P.O. Boi 1AA, London. W.l.

Contributors

Introduced By:
Anne Allen

DILYS POWELL and FRANK MUIR challenge
ANNE SCOTT- JAMES and DENIS NORDEN
In the chair, JACK LONGLAND
Last Monday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Dilys Powell
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
Jack Longland

The One O'Clock News leads off this sixty-minute up-to-the-minute report on the world around us
The latest news, the background to the news, and the people in the news: presented by William Hardcastle
Editor. ANDREW BOYLE
A World at One production

Contributors

Presented By:
William Hardcastle
Andrew==>:
Andrew Boyle

visits Hutton, Essex
Members of the Hutton Horti cultural Society put their questions to
FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBURFS and ALAN GEMMELL
Question-Master,
FRANKLIN ENGELMANN
Produced by Florence Akst

Contributors

Unknown:
Hutton Horti
Unknown:
Bill Sowerburfs
Question-Master:
Alan Gemmell
Question-Master:
Franklin Engelmann
Produced By:
Florence Akst

Nevil Shute Festival
The Pied Piper
The novel adapted by KENNETH LANGMAID . with Kynaston Reeves
June 1940-and a race against time for the elderly Englishman and his little party of refusee children as they make their hazardous way across France in the face of the swiftly advancing German armies.
Produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL
Broadcast on December 26. 1966

Contributors

Adapted By:
Kenneth Langmaid
Unknown:
Kynaston Reeves
Produced By:
Archie Campbell
First club member:
Wilfred Barbage
Second club member:
John Dearth
John Howard, an elderly widower:
Kynaston Reeves
Mrs Cavanagh:
Anna Burden
Mr Cavanagh:
Allan McClelland
Ronnie:
Dokio Perez
Sheila:
Caroline Lederer
Receptionist:
Hana Pravda
Mme Rougeron,:
Hana Pravda
Rose:
Cecile Chevreau
Pierre:
Jean-Renaud Lfscene
French bus drive:
Guy du Moncfau
M Arvers:
Guy du Moncfau
La Petite Rose:
Francoise Gamby
R A F driver:
Ian Thompson
R A F corporal:
Douglas Hankin
Nicole Rougeron:
Yvonne Coulette
Stationmaster:
Andre Maranne
Major Diessen:
John G Heller
W V S officer:
Hilda Schroder
Mrs Dyson:
Noel Hood
German guard:
Harold Kasket

Is it oldf Is genuine* What is it!
ARTHUR NEGUS and BERNARD PRICE discuss with HUGH SCULLY questions raised by listeners
Produced by Pamela Howe
Questions to Talking About Antiques. BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Unknown:
Hugh Scully
Produced By:
Pamela Howe

A magazine of special interest to blind listeners
I've got an engine in my garden: BERNARD EDWARDS describes to George Miller how he managed to build a model locomotive
Blind Jack of Knaresborough: CARRY HOGG recalls an eighteenth-century character
Introduced by DAVID SCOTT BLACKHALL
Produced by Thena Heshel

Contributors

Unknown:
Bernard Edwards
Unknown:
George Miller
Unknown:
Blind Jack
Introduced By:
David Scott Blackhall
Produced By:
Thena Heshel

A discussion on cinema, books, theatre, broadcasting, and art Manon Lescaut : Puccini's opera at Covent Garden
The Last Habsburg: a new biography by Gordon Brook-Shepherd
On the Eve of Publication: David Mercer 's play on BBC-1 (Nov. 27)
Introduced by Eric RHODE
A. ALVAREZ , JOHN BOWEN
RONALD EYRE. EDWARD GREENFIELD
Produced by Helen Rapp
Repeated: Tuesday, 4.10 p.m.

Contributors

Unknown:
Manon Lescaut
Unknown:
Gordon Brook-Shepherd
Unknown:
David Mercer
Introduced By:
Eric Rhode
Introduced By:
A. Alvarez
Unknown:
John Bowen
Unknown:
Ronald Eyre.
Unknown:
Edward Greenfield
Produced By:
Helen Rapp

Essex Physically Handicapped Association by ANNE CULLEN
The Association provides many opportunities for disabled people to live more creative, enjoyable, and independent lives
Donations, preferably by crossed P.O. or cheque, to: Miss Anne Cullen[address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Miss Anne Cullen.

by Thomas Hardy adapted for radio in ten parts by DESMOND HAWKINS with Paul Rogers Meg Wynn Owen
2: A Journey to Casterbridae
' She said she wanted to go on a journey in search of some relative whom she'd not seen for many years. She did not tell me that this " relative was her legal husband-if he was still alive.'
Other parts: Constance Chapman Edgar Harrison. David Sharp David Hyde , Brian Harding
Music by Vaughan Williams
Produced by BRIAN MILLER
Repeated: Tuesday, 3.0 p.m.

Contributors

Unknown:
Thomas Hardy
Unknown:
Desmond Hawkins
Unknown:
Paul Rogers
Unknown:
Meg Wynn Owen
Unknown:
Constance Chapman
Unknown:
Edgar Harrison.
Unknown:
David Sharp
Unknown:
David Hyde
Unknown:
Brian Harding
Produced By:
Brian Miller
Elizabeth Jane:
Meg Wynn Owen
Susan Henchard:
Aileen Mills
The Furmity Woman:
Daphne Heard
Woman:
Catharine Harborne
Longways:
George Holloway
Coney:
Harry Carter
Michael Henchard:
Paul Rogers
Donald Fartrae:
Ian Dewar
Buzzford:
George Mattock

Peace in the Family of Man by THE RT. HON.
LESTER B. PEARSON , C.C., O.B.E., LI.D.
3: The United States of the World
What do we mean by ' nation ' and what do we mean by federation? The concept of the United States was revolutionary: if history had gone only a little differently North American might have been as fragmented as Europe.
Do our present international institutions represent progress towards international federation? Has the Commonwealth any value in this connection? How could the world do without war?
Rptd.: Tuesday, 7.30 p.m. (Thirds
This lecture will be printed in I The Listener ' dated December 5

Contributors

Unknown:
Lester B. Pearson

Bach
Suite No. 1, in G major, for cello English Suite No. 3, in G minor Three-part Invention in F minor
AMARYLLIS FLEMING (cello)
CHRISTOPHER HERRICK (harpsichord)
Fourth of seven weekly programmes

Contributors

Harpsichord:
Christopher Herrick

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