Broadcast. 1941 - AZ

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Queen Elizabeth Broadcasts To Helpers In United States LONDON. Aug. 10—(AP)—Queen Elizabeth declared tonight in a broadcast to the United States that "to my mind, at any rate, your generosity is born of your conviction that we fight to save a cause that is yours no less than ours." Adhering to an unwritten rule of royal broadcasts that the speaker from our common speech and traditions which we share with you, but even more from our common ideals. To you tyranny is as hateful as it is to us; to yon the things for which we will fight to the death are no less sacred. "I look to the day," she said, 'when we shall go forward hand words were < hrnprif . a oii n p- -station _, broadcasting stauon be alone, the queen read her own! in hand to build a better, a kinder her first address to land a happier world for our chil- 'dren." Alluding to the burdens and suffering suffering endured by women and children children of Britain, the queen de- i the United States in more than two years, from the privacy of a rural retreat somewhere in England. Her words were carried to the I Droaucasmig simiim over special i clared, "Hardship has only steeled wires set up by British Broadcast-:our hearts and strengthened our ing Company engineers last week.! resolution." i ,,._•__ ^ —j .,.. ..... —: i Tj n ited States aid, she went on. •hi!King George and the two princes-] ses heard the queen on their own'had enheartened all the *hat you have not been content toi plored, every word and phrase mas- pass iis by on the other side; to usitered for the desired effect. — -- — — — - . — - — ] in time of our tribulation you have; Unlike the king, whose addres- surely shown that compassion;ses must receive cabinet approval has been for 2.000 years the'because of their constitutional im- mark of the good neighbor x x xjportance, the queen's speeches are ? nation.' "Unless you have seen, as I have!; seen, just how your gifts have been put to use you cannot know, per- haps. the solace which you have ex, ,-uin«i. | again rehearses lines until every "It gives us strength to know; last little inflection has been ex-] radio sets. Returning to the air after her last broadcast of June 14, 1940, when she. appealed to the women of France to stand steadfast, she said American generosity and sympathy for Britain were born likewise "of your high resolve that however great the cost and however long the struggle, justice and freedom, human dignity and kindness, shall not perish from the earth." The queen said that "though I speak for us all in Britain in thanking all of you in America. I brought to the men and women of Britain x x x." The queen writes all her scripts herself and spent much time on this address last week, even giving two hours of a journey home from Hull on the royal train to the composition. Persons who know her says she thinks nothing of passing hours on revision, searching for the right word or phrase. She has received many compil- j feel j WOU ],j j^p to send a special: ments on the ease and naturalness j message o { thanks to American of her little speeches, and time and : —•- —• «— .._.n _..»,~,i we are grateful. We shall not forget forget your sacrifice. "The sympathy which Inspires Inspires it springs not only seen by no one except two secretaries secretaries to whom she dictates the final draft a few hours before broadcasting.

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  1. Arizona Republic,
  2. 11 Aug 1941, Mon,
  3. Page 31

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