Freedom Forum

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


56084. Freedom Forum. December 6, 1944. BBC. "Arguments For and Against A Western Bloc In European Politics". Sustaining. Frederick White (chairman), Kingsley Martin (Socialist, Editor of The New Statesman and Nation), Emlyn Williams (Christian Science Monitor), Eric Sevareid (CBS correspondent), Alma Valence (?). 28:03. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

56072. Freedom Forum. February 14, 1945. Program #138. BBC. "France". Sustaining. The chairman is Sir Frederick White. A discussion among Mrs. Dorothy Pickles (a student of France, just recently returned), Francois Forestier (a member of the underground resistance movement), Larry LeSueur (a correspondent in France from D-Day until two months ago). Dorothy Pickles, Francois Forestier (a leader of the French underground resistance movement), Frederick White (chairman), Larry LeSueur. 28:24. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

56075. Freedom Forum. March 14, 1945. Program #142. BBC. "The Death Penalty". Sustaining. Cicely Craven (Justice Of The Peace, Honorary Secretary of The Howard League For Penal Reform In Great Britain, noted opponent of the death penalty), D. N. Pritt (Socialist M. P., lawyer), Frederick White (chairman), Larry LeSueur, Lionel Hale (author, playwright, participant of the BBC's "Transatlantic Quiz," drama critic of The Daily Mail), Peter Eckersly ("the very well known engineer"). 28:08. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

56087. Freedom Forum. March 21, 1945. Program #143. BBC. "The Future Of The Rhineland". Sustaining. Frederick White (chairman), Johann Fabritious (? a Dutch author), Francois Forestier (a leader of the French underground resistance movement), Edward Muller (The Reader's Digest), D. W. Brogan (Professor, author of "The Development Of Modern France"). 27:19. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

56073. Freedom Forum. April 18, 1945. Program #147. BBC. "Fraternization In Germany. Sustaining. A discussion of General Eisenhower's order of last November, prohibiting fraternization with the enemy. With "Major X" from Holland, Francois Forrestier (of the French underground resistance), Frank Harris (an American who spent two years as a prisoner of the Japanese), Jack Auburn (an Englishman whose son had been a prisoner of war in Germany), George Swarts (a British veteran of the first war) and Marius Goring, a British war correspondent just back from the front. Mary Adams (chairman), Francois Forestier, Frank Harris, Jack Auburn, George Swarts, Marius Goring. 26:00. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

56085. Freedom Forum. June 20, 1945. Program #156. BBC. "British Politics Through American Eyes". Sustaining. Clifton Daniel (The New York Times), Frederick White (chairman), Larry LeSueur, Mallory Brown (The Christian Science Monitor), Milton McKaye. 28:46. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

56368. Freedom Forum. September 5, 1945. Program #162. BBC. "The British Labor Government In Office". Sustaining. Frederick White (chairman), Alan Mickey (The Reader's Digest), Herbert Matthews (The New York Times), Charles Collingwood (CBS). 28:44. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

56086. Freedom Forum. October 24, 1945. Program #169. BBC. "The British Labour Government In Action". Sustaining. Frederick White (chairman), Edward R. Murrow (European Director of CBS), Alan Mickey (European representative of The Reader's Digest), Bruce Bliven (President and Editor of The New Republic and New York correspondent of The Manchester Guardian). 28:06. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

56369. Freedom Forum. November 14, 1945. Program #172. BBC. "The Meeting Of The First UNESCO Conference Held In London". Sustaining. A discussion by some of the participants of the conference. Frederick White (chairman), Archibald MacLeish, Frederick Manda, Nils Helmvite. 28:34. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

56074. Freedom Forum. February 20, 1946. Program #186. BBC. "War and Its Effect On The Family". Sustaining. Frederick White (chairman), Jenny Lee (Socialist M. P., a director of and columnist for "The Tribune"), Edward Glover (British psychoanalyst), Alistair Cooke (American correspondent for the BBC and The Manchester Guardian). 28:33. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

56068. Freedom Forum. April 17, 1946. Program #194. BBC. "Is Class Conflict Inevitable?". Sustaining. A discussion chaired by Sir Frederick White, with Quentin Hogg (Conservative M. P., city of Oxford), Captain Harry Ray (just back from the Soviet Union, where he had been doing "secret" work), Howard K. Smith (European Director of CBS). Frederick White, Quentin Hogg, Harry Ray, Howard K. Smith. 29:49. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

56069. Freedom Forum. October 16, 1946. Program #220. BBC. "What Has Happened To English Poetry?". Sustaining. A discussion between Edward Shanks (a Georgian poet active at the end of World War I), and Dylan Thomas ( "modern" poet). Each poet begins by stating "where he stands" in the world of poetry. Edward Shanks, Dylan Thomas, Anthony MacDonald (chairman). 29:13. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

56371. Freedom Forum. March 12, 1947. BBC. "Are Dramatic Critics Useful?". Sustaining. Lionel Hale (author, playwright, participant of the BBC's "Transatlantic Quiz," drama critic of The Daily Mail), George Devene (actor, director of "The Young Vic"), Peter Ustinov (author, writer, director), Anthony MacDonald (chairman). 27:01. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

68315. Freedom Forum. BBC. "Can We Achieve A Classless Society?". Sustaining. The first 13:48 of the program only, Frederick White (moderator), Edward R. Murrow (CBS), Henry Brooke (Conservative member of Parliament). 13:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

Report contains 14 programs.