Greater than the Bomb : The First Publication in English of a Radio Program Broadcast Internationally in 1950 and Repeated Many Times Since

Corwin, Norman Lewis

Published by California State University, Northridge Libraries, Santa Susana Press, 1981
ISBN 10: 0937048313 / ISBN 13: 9780937048313
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Ex-Library SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper, and inscribed to "G-- P--" and dated 5/15/82, and signed again by author on limitation page in rear of book. Limited Edition of 300 copies, of which this is number 13. 38pp. Only ex-library indications are a small library stamp at center of title page, and another at bottom margin of page 33. Rough cut fore edges as published. Gray cloth covers with paper title pastedown on spine. Rear cover is unevenly sunned. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Selling online since 1999. Quick shipping; Secure packing; Free tracking!. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Greater than the Bomb : The First ...
Publisher: California State University, Northridge Libraries, Santa Susana Press
Publication Date: 1981
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: Limited.

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Published by [Northridge, CA]: California State University Northridge Libraries Santa Susana Press, 1981 (1981)
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Book Description [Northridge, CA]: California State University Northridge Libraries Santa Susana Press, 1981, 1981. 38 p. This print publication of a broadcast (originally titled "Document A/777") hitherto had been published only in Japan. The broadcast first was heard in Europe, Asia, and the Americas over the Mutual Broadcasting System on March 15, 1950, but a few weeks later a recording of it was introduced by Eleanor Roosevelt and was heard by the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, of which Mrs. Roosevelt was chair. The force "greater than the [hyrdrogen] bomb" was the human conscience; the document that was the genesis for the broadcast became the foundation of the worldwide push for recognition and enforcement of human rights. Norman E. Tanin was the director of the broadcast; voices were those of Richard Basehart, Charles Boyer, Lee J. Cobb, Ronald Coleman, Joan Crawford, Maurice Evans, Jose Ferrer, Reginald Gartner, Jean Hersholt, Lena Horne, Marsha Hunt, Alexander Knox, Charles Laughton, Sir Laurence Olivier, Vincent Price, Edward G. Robinson, Robert Ryan, Hilda Vaughn, Emlyn Williams, Robert Young, and Van Heflin. Lyn Murray composed the music and the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Sidney G. Holland, spoke by short-wave radio. Said to be a limited edition of 300, all signed by the author, this is not signed. Taupe linen hard cover, fine; no dust jacket, as issued. Fine quality deckle-edged paper. Bookseller Inventory # 070614NC

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