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Talk by Outram Evennett
Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge St. Ignatius died on July 31, 1556. In this talk Mr. Evennett traces the qualities of the Society of Jesus to the person of its founder.
(The recorded broadcast of July 30)


Talk By: Outram Evennett


played by Ravi Shankar (sitar)
Chatur Lal (tabla)
Second of three programmes


Played By: Ravi Shankar


by Michael Sullivan
Lecturer in Art in the University of Malaya
The famous Khmer temples at Angkor in Cambodia are only the best known of a large number of ancient sites lying half hidden in the thick jungle of southern Indo-China. Between about 800 and 1300 A.D. each successive Khmer ruler built for himself a gigantic shrine as the centre of his own capital. ' I could not help thinking of the Khmer Empire impoverished in the creating of these colossal buildings, of men taken from the soil ... ' the speaker says. He has recently made a tour of the archaeological remains of Indo-China as part of his work of building up the new Art Museum of the University of Malaya.


Unknown: Michael Sullivan


An anthology of recent verse
The programme includes contributions from Lawrence Durrell , Vernon Watkins , Professor I. A. Richards , John Wain , and Mairi Maclnnes who read their own poems.
(The recorded broadcast of October 5)


Unknown: Lawrence Durrell
Unknown: Vernon Watkins
Unknown: Professor I. A. Richards
Unknown: John Wain
Unknown: Mairi MacLnnes


Maxwell Ward (viola pomposa)
Michael Mitchell (quinton)
Desmond Dupre (tenor viol)
Dennis Nesbitt (viola da gamba)
Francisco Gabarro (cello)
Francis Baines (violone)


Viola: Maxwell Ward
Unknown: Michael Mitchell
Tenor: Desmond Dupre
Viola: Dennis Nesbitt
Cello: Francisco Gabarro
Cello: Francis Baines

: Oxford and Cambridge Union Societies A JOINT DEBATE

The Motion:
'This House would abolish the Third Programme'
Proposed by: Mr. Jeremy Lever
University College. Oxford
Librarian, Oxford Union Society
Mr. Noel Marshall
St. John's College, Cambridge
Vice-President of the Cambridge Union Society
Sir Compton Mackenzie, O.B.E.
Magdalen College, Oxford
Opposed by: Mr. Kenneth Post
St. John's College, Cambridge
President of the Cambridge Union Society
Mr. Stuart Griffiths
Magdalen College, Oxford
Professor D. W. Brogan
Balliol and Peterhouse
In the Chair: Mr. Edmund Ions
Merton College
President of the Oxford Union Society
Commentary during the Division of the House by Henry Riddell
There will be short speeches from the floor of the House by five members trom each Union Society.
From the Oxford Union


Unknown: Henry Riddell


Peter Pears (tenor)
Benjamin Britten (piano)
Friihling iibers Jahr; Ganymed; Gesegnet sci, durch den die Welt; Ein Standchen Euch zu bringen; Wenn du mich mit den Augen; Geselle, woll'n wir uns in Kutten hullen; Hoffänig: seid ihr, schones Kind; Im Friihling; Der Gartner; Nun wandrc, Maria.


Tenor: Peter Pears
Piano: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Ein Standchen

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