History

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1. Origins and history

Explains the circumstances that led to the founding of the WR, the way the Empire Free Trade Crusade and United Empire Party were involved, and also how The Week-end Review was ironically brought down by Clifford Sharp

2. The change at The Saturday Review, 1930

Extracts from the week before and the week after Barry and his team refused to obey the proprietor’s orders

3. The transfer of the competition to New Statesman, January 1934

An account of the way the competition passed seamlessly from The Week-end Review to New Statesman

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