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The Reith Lectures

Donald Schon: Change and Industrial Society: 1970

Government as a Learning System

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Donald Schon reflects on how governments educate themselves and their citizens in his fifth Reith lecture entitled 'Government as a Learning System'. Show more

A series of four services during Advent on the theme of The Return of Jesus
3: What, trumpets and all? from St Nicholas' Church, Nottingham: conducted by CANON MICHAEL GREEN assisted by the Vicar,
THE REV GILBERT GAUNTLETT and students of St John's College, Nottingham
Lesson: 1 Thessalonians 4, v 13, to 5, v 10
Hymns: I cannot tell why he, whom angels worship (Londonderry Air); Lo, he comes with clouds descending (Helmsley) Organist A. w. SMEDLEY

Contributors

Conducted By:
Canon Michael Green
Unknown:
Gilbert Gauntlett

Introduced by jim PESTRIDGE
The Institution of Highway Engineers celebrates its 40th anniversary
Leaded Petrols and Pollution: by ALAN BAKER
Gift Suggestions for Motorists at Christmas together with topical news and at 11.43* the latest traffic report Produced by ARTHUR PHILLIPS

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jim Pestridge
Unknown:
Alan Baker
Produced By:
Arthur Phillips

Introduced by Michael Billington
A theatre and film critic's choice of what's new and what's always around us in the arts -including Lulu, Frank Wedekind 's play at the Royal Court Theatre. London; and Ryan's Daughter, the new Robert Bolt film.
Produced by ROSEMARY HART and ALAN HAYDOCK
12.55Weather; programmenews

Contributors

Introduced By:
Michael Billington
Unknown:
Frank Wedekind
Unknown:
Robert Bolt
Produced By:
Rosemary Hart
Produced By:
Alan Haydock

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN invites
FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL to answer questions which listeners have sent in by post. Produced by Kenneth FORD (Repeated: Tuesday, 4.0 pm) Questions, on postcards, to [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Franklin Engelmann
Unknown:
Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown:
Alan Gemmell
Produced By:
Kenneth Ford
Unknown:
Woodhouse Lane

The Georgia Story by CONSTANCE COX with Billie Whitelaw
This play is freely based on the married life of Fanny Kemble , whose efforts on behalf of the Negro - long before those of Mrs Harriet Beecher Stowe-have never been fully recognised.
Butler's Island, Georgia, 1838. Produced by JOHN GIBSON

Contributors

Unknown:
Billie Whitelaw
Unknown:
Fanny Kemble
Unknown:
Mrs Harriet Beecher
Produced By:
John Gibson
Fanny:
Billie Whitelaw
Mr Ellsworth:
John Hollis
Psyche:
Fiona Nicholson
Jim:
Earl Cameron
Pierce Butler:
Peter Marinker
Tom Sully:
Alexander John
Mr Lee:
David March
Mademoiselle:
Eva Haddon

Nature Trail in Winter
This month's Radio Nature Trail leads threugh a valley in the Black Down Hills, on the borders of Devon and Somerset, to see how animals and plants are facing up to the short bleak days of December. Introduced by DEREK JONES
Produced by DILYS BREESE
(Shortened version: Wed, 9.5 am)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones
Produced By:
Dilys Breese

A weekly magazine of special interest to blind listeners
Why not try fishing?: LORD FRASER of Lonsdale, who is an avid fisherman, explains to DAVID SCOTT BLACKHALL why this is a good sport for blind people
A National Accommodation Register for Blind People: BRIAN HEWITT tells GEORGE MILLER why he feels this is needed Introduced by BRIAN NEAL
Produced by THENA HESHEL

Contributors

Unknown:
David Scott Blackhall
Unknown:
Brian Hewitt
Unknown:
George Miller
Introduced By:
Brian Neal
Produced By:
Thena Heshel

About people - what they believe and what they do The Cruel Road
DAVID DUNHILL talks to people who must live with the suffering that often results from road accidents and to others concerned with preventing accidents or caring for the victims.
Produced by HUBERT HOSKINS

Contributors

Produced By:
Hubert Hoskins

ARABELLA S. CHURCHILL appeals on behalf of LEPRA (The British Leprosy Relief Association)
The Association is running a control project in an endemic area, Malawi, to demonstrate that modern medical knowledge, correctly applied, can effectively wipe out leprosy.
Donations, preferably by cheque or crossed po to: [address removed]

conducts the NEW PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA leader EMANUEL HURWITZ with Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
From the Royal Festival Hall, London Part 1
Weber Overture: Der Freischiitz
7.42* Berlioz Song-cycle: Les nuits d'été

Contributors

Leader:
Emanuel Hurwitz
Mezzo-Soprano:
Janet Baker

by G. F. FIENNES
Gerry Fiennes 's chance to put commuters in their place (if sitting or standing in a late train is their place) came right at the start of his railway career, when he was an apprentice firing a steam-hauled Southend local out of Liverpool Street.

Contributors

Unknown:
G. F. Fiennes
Unknown:
Gerry Fiennes

Change and Industrial Society by Dr Donald Schon followed by questions from an invited audience 5: Government as a Learning System
Government agencies come into being in response to specific national problems and crises. When these disappear or change in nature, the old organisational structure persists.
What happens when a new national problem emerges? How does government respond to the new problem? This is another way of asking how we, as a society or nation, learn to identify and solve our problems. How can government function as a learning system?
(This lecture, recorded at the Society of Industrial Artists and Designers in London, will be published in The Listener dated 17 Dec. Next Sunday: What can. we know about social change?)

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Donald Schon

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