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Title: RADIO ADDRESS BY NEIL BEATON, a
Reference number: 0698
Sponsor: International Co-operation
Production company: Tomlins
Running time: 7 mins
Description: A radio address by Neil Beaton, President of the SCWS and past chairman of STUC. He discusses the future and past of the co-operative movement and its international role.
Shotlist: Credits (0.21); Neil Beaton is introduced by radio announcer in the studio at WCCO/CBS in Minneapolis, where he is attending the Co-operative Congress. Neil Beaton is the Chairman of the British Co-operative Congress, President of the Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society and past Chairman of the Scottish Trades Union Congress (1.33); talking head: Beaton begins his address with some statistics on the CWS and then goes on to talk about the international co-operative movement and the effects of the war on same, the plans afoot to resume growth as soon as peace is declared, the necessity of not returning to national and international economic slumps of 1919 - 1939, and finally looks forward to a time when "Poverty and misery will be unknown, and love and duty will be the real laws of life" (6.53)
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