Speaking personally : Bertrand Russell in conversation with John Chandos, 1961?
Scope and Contents
Interview topics: Childhood and earliest memories -- Life begins at Cambridge -- Eccentrics and personages -- Mr. Gladstone as a public speaker -- Lytton Strachey and family -- Causes and effects of World War I -- Approach of the abyss -- Man's peril and neutrality -- Einstein's last act -- A meeting with Lenin -- Scandal in New York -- Christ versus Christianity -- Mortality and hypocrisy -- Lawrence, Shaw, Einstein, and Conrad -- Background to national greatness -- Original thinking and persecution -- USSR and USA - the conflict -- Education and tolerance -- Survival and unilateral disarmament -- Religion and fear.
- Chandos, John (Person)
Language of Materials
Collection predominantly in English, some recordings in Hebrew, some in Italian.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 3 Linear Feet