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The Reith Lectures

Edward Norman - Christianity and the World

Ministers of Change

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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Reverend Dr Edward Norman, Dean of Peterhouse, Cambridge, explores who the 'Ministers of Change' are in society in his second Reith lecture. Show more

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Edward Norman - Christianity and the World

The Political Christ

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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Reverend Edward Norman in his first Reith Lecture examines the politicisation of Christianity. Show more

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A.H. Halsey - Change in British Society

The Social Order

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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Sociologist A H Halsey investigates the problem of fraternity in society. He argues that there are native traditions in social and political values which join people together. Show more

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A.H. Halsey - Change in British Society

Between the Generations

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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In his fifth lecture A H Halsey investigates the relation between the generations of the nuclear family. He focuses on the primordial link between parents and children. Show more

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A.H. Halsey - Change in British Society

The Rise of Party

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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Sociologist A H Halsey in his fourth lecture follows the growth of organisation in relation to the changing structure of class and status in Britain. Show more

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A.H. Halsey - Change in British Society

The Reconstitution of Status

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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Sociologist A H Halsey looks at the theory of class and status in his third Reith lecture and argues the importance of position and power. Show more

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A.H. Halsey - Change in British Society

Class-Ridden Prosperity

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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Sociologist A.H Halsey explores the structures of class in Britain for his second Reith Lecture. He why there is still social inequality in this developed and wealthy nation? Show more

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A.H. Halsey - Change in British Society

To Know Ourselves

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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Sociologist Professor A H Halsey explores the characteristics of the British Society and explains that in order to know ourselves we must explore how we deal with conflict. Show more

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Daniel Boorstin - America and the World Experience

The Future of Exploration

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Dr Daniel J Boorstin explains the progressive achievements of exploration in his sixth and final Reith lecture entitled 'The Future of Exploration'. Show more

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Daniel Boorstin - America and the World Experience

The Enlarged Contemporary

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Dr Daniel J Boorstin explores the explosion of modern media and its affects on documenting history in his fifth Reith Lecture entitled 'The Enlarged Contemporary'. Show more

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Daniel Boorstin - America and the World Experience

The Dark Continent of Technology

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Dr Daniel J Boorstin examines how modern advances in aeronautics and electronics have extended the reach of man's leap all over the earth. Show more

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Daniel Boorstin - America and the World Experience

The Therapy of Distance

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Dr Daniel J Boorstin explains how the distance between Britain and the USA affected the development of the America in his third lecture entitled 'The Therapy of Distance' Show more

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Daniel Boorstin - America and the World Experience

Pilgrim Fathers to Founding Fathers

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Dr Daniel J Boorstin explores the originality of the American nationality in his lecture, 'Pilgrim Fathers to Founding Fathers'. Show more

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Daniel Boorstin - America and the World Experience

The Birth of Exploration

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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Dr Daniel J Boorstin considers the importance of an adventurous spirit in his first lecture entitled 'The Birth of Exploration'. Show more

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Andrew Shonfield - Europe: Journey to an Unknown Destination

Wanted: An Instrument For Crisis Management

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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Sir Andrew Shonfield considers the long-term future of the European Community in his final Reith lecture entitled 'Wanted: An Instrument for Crisis Management'. Show more

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Andrew Shonfield - Europe: Journey to an Unknown Destination

From Technocracy to Democracy

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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Sir Andrew Shonfield investigates how Britain's inclusion will affect the European Community in his fifth Reith lecture entitled 'From Technocracy to Democracy?' Show more

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Andrew Shonfield - Europe: Journey to an Unknown Destination

European Foreign Policy Towards Asia & the Soviet Bloc

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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Sir Andrew Shonfield explores the effects of the European Community's foreign policy in his lecture entitled 'A European Foreign Policy towards Asia and the Soviet Bloc'. Show more