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News Comment: by David Skinner.

The Church of South India: Earlier this year a book The First Decade bv Rajaiah D. Paul was published in India to comme-mcrate the tenth anniversary (1957) of the reundon of Churches in South India. The Rev. John Beall, Vicar of St. Matthew Moorfields, Bristol formerly a minister of the C.S.I., discusses the book, and some of the problems created by reunion, with Hubert Hoskins; Chinna Durai comments further on the book and on the interview; and A Solicitor, who recently negotiated the transfer to the Churches of India and Ceylon of assets worth more than three million pounds, explains how they may benefit by this transaction.

Hospitality Leave Scheme in H.M. Prisons: Cecil Mitchell, a prison welfare officer, talks about a scheme for helping homeless prisoners on special leave.

(The last two items are recorded)


Speaker (News Comment):
David Skinner
Interviewee (The Church of South India):
The Rev. John Beall
Interviewer (The Church of South India):
Hubert Hoskins
Speaker (The Church of South India):
Chinna Durai
Speaker (The Church of South India):
A Solicitor [name uncredited]
Speaker (Hospitality Leave Scheme in H.M. Prisons):
Cecil Mitchell

Six talks on the development of Communism in the Soviet Union.
Communism was founded on the theories of Karl Marx, but it has undergone many changes during the forty years in which it has been practised in the U.S.S.R. These programmes take up some outstanding aspects of this story.
The programmes presented by Leonard Schapiro, Reader in Russian Government and Politics, University of London.

The theories of Marx: how far were they the basis of the Revolution?
Illustrations by Wolfgang Leonhard author of 'Child of the Revolution' and Donald G. Macrae, Reader in Sociology at the London School of Economics.
(BBC recording)
Hugh Seton-Watson writes on page 6


Leonard Schapiro
Wolfgang Leonhard
Donald G. Macrae

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