Town hall meeting : May 30, 1935 / Norman Thomas.

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Town hall meeting : May 30, 1935 / Norman Thomas.
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Thomas presents a socialist view of the direction for American change in 1935.|TOWN HALL MEETING : MAY 30, 1935 / Lawrence Dennis, Norman Thomas, A.J. Musty, and Raymond Moley| moderated by George Denny, Jr. Restored 1935 NBC broadcast of the first in a series of Town Hall meetings. Four speakers explain how their particular political philosophies operate and could help end the Great Depression. The four political philosophies are Fascism, Socialism, Communism, and Democracy. CONTENT: Fascism : the failure of Roosevelt's New Deal and the need for free market capitalism / Lawrence Dennis -- Socialism : the drawbacks of Fascism and the value of social ownership over individual ownership / Norman Thomas -- Communism : state ownership of industry / A.J. Musty -- Democracy : the creation of the United States through real history / Dr. Raymond Moley -- Discussion among the four participants. RECORDED: by NBC, 30 May 1992.

Date Recorded on: 
30 May 1935.
Date Broadcast on: 
WBAI, 196-.
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1 reel (ca. 10 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.|60:00
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1961.
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