BBC Radio 4 - The Reith Lectures: Back in 1948, Britain was making another difficult transition, moving from the trauma of World War II to the chill of the Cold War. Hoping to give radio listeners some clarity on contemporary affairs, the BBC began airing an annual series of lectures — the Reith Lectures — that featured leading thinkers of the day.

BBC Radio 4 - The Reith Lectures: Back in 1948, Britain was making another difficult transition, moving from the trauma of World War II to the chill of the Cold War. Hoping to give radio listeners some clarity on contemporary affairs, the BBC began airing an annual series of lectures — the Reith Lectures — that featured leading thinkers of the day.

BBC News - Grayson Perry to deliver BBC Reith lectures

Grayson Perry to deliver BBC Reith lectures

The all important Reith Lectures

The all important Reith Lectures

The annual BBC Reith Lectures are available, stretching back to the first one in 1948 by the philosopher Bertrand Russell.

The annual BBC Reith Lectures are available, stretching back to the first one in 1948 by the philosopher Bertrand Russell.

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