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A lecture by Professor Gunnar Myrdal
Executive Secreittairy of the United Nations Economic Commiission for Europe. Geneva
(A recording of the addirras giiven on March 27 at the opening plenary meet-of the Britsih Sociological Association's 1953 Conference held a.t Queen Elizabeth College. Universty of London: previously broadcast on June 21)

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Gunnar Myrdal

The Virtuoso String Trio:
Neville Manriner (violiin) Stephen Shingles (viola)
Alexander Kok (cello)
The Wigmore Ensemble :
Geoffrey Gilbert (flute)
Terence MacDonagh (oiboe)
Jack Brymer (clarinet)
Gwydion Brooke (bassoon) with Walter Lear (bass-clarinet)
Maria Lidka (violin)
Margaret Kltchin (piano)

Contributors

Unknown:
Neville Manriner
Viola:
Stephen Shingles
Cello:
Alexander Kok
Flute:
Geoffrey Gilbert
Flute:
Terence MacDonagh
Clarinet:
Jack Brymer
Bassoon:
Gwydion Brooke
Bass-Clarinet:
Walter Lear
Violin:
Maria Lidka
Piano:
Margaret Kltchin

Four illustrated talks by Desmond Shawe-Taylor
1—' L'Eloge des Vieux '
In this programme (the title is that of a song of Yvette Guilbert) Desmond Shawe-Taylor discusses the fascination of performances given by certain great singers in their old age. The illustrations are from the gramophone records of Blanche Marchesi, Lucien Fugere, Ernestine Schumann-Heink, Sir George Henschel, and Plunket Greene.

Contributors

Unknown:
Desmond Shawe-Taylor

An episode of Literary history based largely on their unpublished correspondence
Programme written and compiled by Michael Swan
Produced by Terence Tiller
Others taking part:
John Cazabon and Eric Francis

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Swan
Produced By:
Terence Tiller
Unknown:
John Cazabon
Unknown:
Eric Francis
Henry James:
George Coulouria
H G Wells:
Norman Shelley
Narrator:
James McKechnie

Talk by W. H. Morris Jones
Lecturer in Political Science at the London School of Economics
The speaker, who was one of the constitutional advisers to the Viceroy in 1947, comments on the first draft of Pakistan's new constitution, published a few months ago. He relates this document to Pakistan's ' outstanding attempt to combine an Islamic way of life with the institutions of Western democracy.'
Second of two tailks

Contributors

Talk By:
W. H. Morris Jones

Talk by Kathleen Keniyon
Human skulls with features modelled in plaster were discovered during this year's archaeological excavations atJericho. These and other remarkable finds suggest that Jericho was one of man's earliest permanent settlements. Dr. Kenyon, who led the joint expedition of the British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem and the American School of Oriental Research, describes some of the discoveries and examines the evidence they offer.

Contributors

Talk By:
Kathleen Keniyon

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