Item Aud. 258 - William Aberhart - February 11 (1940); J.S. Woodsworth (1935); R.B. Bennett (1934)

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William Aberhart - February 11 (1940); J.S. Woodsworth (1935); R.B. Bennett (1934)

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CA TWU Coll. 02-01-Aud. 258

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  • 1934; 1935; 1940 (Creation)

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  • 1 audio cassette
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  • audio 258a 25.4 MB (37 minutes)

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(1982 -)

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Digitized sound file not attached, due to copyright restrictions
Audio 258a consists of the following recording:
Title: William Aberhart – “Edmonton Bible Conference” (1940) / J.S. Woodsworth – “My Political Views” (1935) / R.B. Bennett –“Canadian Bankers Association Speech” (1934)
In this recording, William Aberhart [Premier of Alberta between 1935 and 1943] emphasizes the [Social Credit] party motto “I mean business”. He leads a rally. Manning {Ernest? Premier of Alberta between 1943 and 1968 for the Social Credit Party of Alberta] acknowledges the support they have received. Aberhart offers an observation on the gospel of John, chapter 8. He asks for financial support. He offers a brief sermon on heaven. Singing is introduced, but is not recorded. Lord Tweedsmuir’s death is reported. The story of Ahab is recounted. Aberhart and someone referred to only as "Kennedy" banter back and forth on several issues. Aberhart recounts several compelling anecdotes from history. At [23:42] there is another fast forward. Aberhart discusses prophecy in light of present day events and responds to a letter. At [25:16] there is a distinct change in the recording. A radio promotional piece on the benefits of the Social Credit Party plays. At [28:16] a man announces that the next speaker will be J.S. Woodsworth [Winnipeg MP, 1921-1942]. Woodsworth speaks on his political beliefs and changes needed in Canada. At [31:32] a man announces that the next speaker will be R.B. Bennett. Prime Minister Bennett speaks to the Canadian Bankers' Association. He discusses post World War I Canada and the Great depression.
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Robert N. Thompson


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B 4 S 1 Box 10

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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 258a: 7 minutes trailing silence cut; Aud 258b: silent, no signal, not kept

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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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January 27, 2006<br/>October 25, 2012<br/>Thursday, October 18, 2012 4:54:56 PM by SylviaS<br/>Friday, April 01, 2011 4:26:49 PM by sylvias<br/>Friday, March 17, 2006 3:57:10 PM by SylviaS<br/>Friday, January 27, 2006 2:16:27 PM by SylviaS<br/>Friday, January 27, 2006 2:10:47 PM by SylviaS<br/>2006 M. Kelly

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