038: The Politics of the Future

Campaign ad for Keir Hardie.
Campaign ad for Keir Hardie.

By 1905, the Conservatives had controlled the British government for nearly twenty years. But they could not control the forces that were transforming British society. The Liberals are poised to take power, but the rise of the Labour Party poses the question, are even the Liberals out of touch with modern Britain?







Opening Theme

Composed in 1729 by Jean-Joseph Mouret. Public domain.

“Ja, vi elsker dette landet” (“Yes, We Love This Country”)
Composed in 1864 by Rikard Nordraak. Public domain.
Performed by the United States Navy Band. Public domain recording. Source.


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