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Item Title: What's on Malcolm Muggeridge's Mind?
Guest: Muggeridge, Malcolm, 1903-1990
Host: Buckley, William F., Jr., 1925-2008
Date Created: February 19, 1984
Description: Another visit with a favorite guest, whose quirky perspective on the world is, as always, provocatively expressed.

One sample: "The pacifism in the sense of saying that we will get rid of all our weapons-well, yes, if you are prepared to have no authority in the world, no importance in the world, no influence in the world, to wind up your role as a country, as a people-that is one sort of pacifism, and one that I could bring myself to respect.

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Description: Another visit with a favorite guest, whose quirky perspective on the world is, as always, provocatively expressed. One sample: "The pacifism in the sense of saying that we will get rid of all our weapons-well, yes, if you are prepared to have no authority in the world, no importance in the world, no influence in the world, to wind up your role as a country, as a people-that is one sort of pacifism, and one that I could bring myself to respect. But the idea that you would give up your nuclear weapons and then whoever...can function in the Kremlin would say, 'Well, it's no use us having nuclear weapons if these people have given them up'-that is pure drivel."

Description (cont'd): But the idea that you would give up your nuclear weapons and then whoever...can function in the Kremlin would say, 'Well, it's no use us having nuclear weapons if these people have given them up'-that is pure drivel."
Theme(s): Peace , Radio & Television
Subject(s): Muggeridge, Malcolm, 1903-1990 ; Pacifism ; Nuclear disarmament
Language(s): English
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Place Recorded: Robertsbridge, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Dimensions: Duration: 60 minutes
Format: Moving Image, Text
Medium: television programs
Aspect Ratio:
4:3
4:3
Color:
color
color
Soundtrack:
sound
sound
Hoover ID: Program S0587
Record Number: 80040.829
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