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Record 27071

Reading Experience:

'But in "Current History" for September, Bruce Bliven, an editor of "The New Statesman", ventured upon a prophecy: "An active progressive movement is needed as it has never been before.... Such a progressive movement may not play a part in the national campaign in 1928 or 1932, but when it finally comes it will amount to something!"'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Sep 1925 and 30 Sep 1925
Country: America
Time: n/a
Place: city: Ithaca
county: New York State
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Vera Brittain
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 29 Dec 1893
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: America
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Bruce Bliven
Title: Current History
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: September 1925
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 27071  
Source - Print  
  Author: Vera Brittain
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Testament of Experience
  Place of Publication: Great Britain
  Date of Publication: 1980
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 31
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Vera Brittain, Testament of Experience (Great Britain, 1980), p. 31,, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:

Vera Brittain goes on to comment that Franklin D.Roosevelt's "New Deal" was the fulfilment of this prophecy.



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