Robert Menzies: The Four Freedoms: Freedom of Speech and Expression (Part 2 of 2)

June 26, 1942 (almost 78 years ago)

Continuing his discussion of U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt's four freedoms, former Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies turns to examining how freedom of speech applies to the press.

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Robert Menzies: The Forgotten People

May 22, 1942 (about 78 years ago)

In one of his best-known speeches, then Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies makes a case against communism, socialism, and such systems of thought which insist on drawing battle lines between classes and pitting one against the other.

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Robert Menzies: The Four Freedoms: Freedom from Fear (Part 1 of 2)

July 17, 1942 (almost 78 years ago)

Former Australian Prime Minister reflects on the fourth of President Franklin Roosevelt's four freedoms, the freedom of fear. He gives his soft opinion on a widely proposed yet much debated measure for realizing this aspiration, which involves the establishment of an international "Super-State" v...

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Robert Menzies: The Four Freedoms: Freedom from Want

July 10, 1942 (almost 78 years ago)

Former Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies expounds on the third of President Franklin Roosevelt's four freedoms, the freedom from want, in light of the ideological foundations and values that democracies must strive to keep.

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Robert Menzies: Post-War Planning

April 17, 1942 (about 78 years ago)

Former Prime Minister Robert Menzies airs his suggestion on how Australia might be able to make post-war plans without losing their focus on the Allied fight for victory.

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Robert Menzies: The Censorship

March 6, 1942 (over 78 years ago)

Former Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies talks about the value of silence and self-censorship during wartime.

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Robert Menzies: Our American Allies

January 23, 1942 (over 78 years ago)

In this broadcast, Robert Menzies tackles some of the most pervasive stereotypes that Australians had of Americans at the time.

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Robert Menzies: The Four Freedoms: Freedom of Worship

July 3, 1942 (almost 78 years ago)

In this beautifully-worded broadcast, Former Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies shares his insights on religious freedom and tolerance.

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Robert Menzies: The Four Freedoms: Freedom of Speech and Expression (Part 1 of 2)

June 19, 1942 (almost 78 years ago)

Former Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies begins a series of commentaries on the four freedoms coined by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt in an attempt to enjoin his listeners to reflect on the full meaning of these phrases. In this particular broadcast, he examines the first freedom, ...

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Robert Menzies: Hatred as an Instrument Of War Policy

April 10, 1942 (about 78 years ago)

Former Prime Minister Robert Menzies urges Australians to rise above the grip of racial animosity and hatred and to instead, fight the war out of a noble desire for peace and justice.

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