Item Aud. 127 - Lecture: Mel Smith - April 5

aud127a.mp3 aud127b.mp3

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Lecture: Mel Smith - April 5

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CA TWU Coll. 02-01-Aud. 127

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  • 1989 (Creation)

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  • 1 audio cassette
  • 2 sound recordings (mp3)
  • audio 127a 31.5 MB (46 minutes)
  • audio 127b 3.6 MB (5 minutes)

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Audio 127a consists of the following recording:
Title: Mr. Mel Smith – “Recent Challenges to Christian Values”
President Snider introduces Melvin Smith, referring to him as a great friend of TWU, and summarizing his professional career. Smith [3:03] speaks on recent challenges to Christian values, and the impact of the Canadian constitution and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. He argues that this legislation is pushing Canada towards a pluralistic society. He explores the history of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. He discusses the issue of religion in legislature and community at length. He raises the importance of communication and the media. He emphasizes perseverance. He is cut off in the middle of a sentence.
Audio 127b consists of the following recording:
Title: Mr. Mel Smith – “Recent Challenges to Christian Values”
This is a continuation of the lecture given by Mr. Mel Smith on Aud. 127a. He concludes his examination of perseverance with the example of the abolition of slavery. Guy Saffold thanks Smith for speaking and dismisses the group for a break, to be followed by a panel discussion.
[This presentation is part of a larger conference.]
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[Melvin H. Smith was a lawyer and ranking official on constitutional law and reform issues for four successive provincial administrations (B.C.), from 1967 to 1987. He retired from government in 1991 to write, serve as a consultant, and lecture occasionally at TWU]

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B 4 S 1 Box 05

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3 copies of original cassette tape

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Digitization Note: All files recorded from a Califone 2455AV, captured by ScenalyzerLive 4.0 and edited with Audacity 1.2.6. Recorded at 44.1kHz @ 16-bit resolution via Canopus ADVC110, in .wav format by Aaron Martens, TWU AV Asst, between May 2007 and June 2009.

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AV Assistant's digitization notes: Aud 127b 41 minutes trailing silence cut

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Student Assistant's note: Converted from .wav to .mp3 and/or amplified using Dexster v3.2 Copyright Softdiv Software Sdn Bhd; attributes MP3 CBR; 48kHz 320 Kbps; Channel: stereo - between September 2010 and April 2011

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In June 2012 librarian DD resized all audio files using the program Amadeus Pro; he ran a batch conversion of the files, changing them from MP3 files at a bit rate of 320kbps to MP3 files at a bit rate of 96kbps at 24kHz

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This copy is to be used solely for the purpose of research or private study; any use of the copy for a purpose other than research or private study may require the authorization of the copyright owner of the work in question

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March 18, 2005<br/>October 25, 2012<br/>Thursday, October 18, 2012 3:30:46 PM by SylviaS<br/>Saturday, February 12, 2011 11:15:20 AM by SylviaS<br/>Friday, February 11, 2011 4:48:41 PM by sylvias<br/>Thursday, January 13, 2011 3:31:28 PM by SylviaS<br/>Friday, March 10, 2006 10:06:38 AM by SylviaS<br/>Friday, November 18, 2005 3:46:41 PM by SylviaS<br/>Thursday, April 07, 2005 11:07:55 AM by M. Kelly<br/>Thursday, March 24, 2005 12:29:32 PM by M. Kelly<br/>Friday, March 18, 2005 2:53:29 PM by M. Kelly<br/>2005 M. Kelly

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