Course of Our Times, The; Attlee's Britain
More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Undigitized item: Request Digitization
Untranscribed item: Request Transcription
- Course of Our Times, The
- Attlee's Britain
- Program Number
- Series Description
Historical survey hosted by Abram Sachar, Brandeis University. Series release date: 1973
- Program Description
“To the astonishment of the world and to Churchill’s chagrin his Tory party was overwhelmingly defeated in the election of 1945 and Labor took over the task of reconstructing Britain in the new postwar world. Clement Attlee became Prime Minister and he brought in with him a gifted group of colleagues -- Cripps, Bevin, Morrison, Bevan -- who had radical views of what was necessary as the country emerged from the welter of war. Within a few years there was an astonishing mass of legislation that was reminiscent of the Roosevelt New Deal and that transformed the whole structure of British imperial relationships.”
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Chicago: “Course of Our Times, The; Attlee's Britain,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 17, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_156F3DFC33B44FA395A87DDCEA58D2B5.
- MLA: “Course of Our Times, The; Attlee's Britain.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 17, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_156F3DFC33B44FA395A87DDCEA58D2B5>.
- APA: Course of Our Times, The; Attlee's Britain. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_156F3DFC33B44FA395A87DDCEA58D2B5