6 British Pathé video clips of ex-Liberal leaders from 1931 to 1967

by Stephen Tall on April 17, 2014

Sir John Simon speaks to the Nation. “Let us give to the Prime Minister a firm mandate in the name of the whole nation” (1931)

General Election Aka Pathe Election Forum: “It was to make Britons free that the Liberal Party came into being” (Sir Archibald Sinclair, 1945)

Election Address – Liberal Party: “The people want a party that serves all classes” (Sir Archibald Sinclair, 1946)

The Liberal Message: “As long as there is breath in my body I will fight for freedom and for liberalism” (Clement Davies, 1951)

Liberal Leader Jo Grimond Votes AKA Jo Grimond Votes (MUTE, 1964)

Jeremy Thorpe New Liberal Leader: “Good luck to him in his new job!” (1967)

* Stephen Tall is Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and editor of the 2013 publication, The Coalition and Beyond: Liberal Reforms for the Decade Ahead. He is also a Research Associate for the liberal think-tank CentreForum and writes at his own site, The Collected Stephen Tall.