Ref NoGUA/6/4/1/1/23
TitleCuttings book
DateJune 1995 - February 1996
Extent1 volume
Creator NameGuardian Newspapers Limited
DescriptionCuttings of each of the Guardian's leading articles with manuscript annotations of the author's initials, 7 June 1995 - 17 February 1996. Leading articles were published anonymously each day as the collective view of the newspaper. Researchers should note that leaders do not necessarily express the personal views of their writers.

The following leading articles have no author identified:
*new: 10 June 1995: Housing Middle England
*new: 10 June 1995: There is life beyond the M25
*new: 26 June 1995: No Cannes do
*new: 26 June 1995: What's it worthy, mate?
*new: 18 July 1995: Stopping the gravy train
*new: 18 July 1995: The dulling of Question Time
*new: 18 July 1995: Mrs Bottomley passes the parcel
*new: 19 July 1995: The mugging of an Old Lady
*new: 19 July 1995: Playing politics with immigration
*new: 19 July 1995: Nolan: have they got the message?
*new: 2 September 1995: Conan the Siberian
*new: 4 November 1995: Yeltsin's shaky future
*new: 4 November 1995: The true cost of transport
*new: 8 November 1995: Victims of a conspiracy
*new: 8 November 1995: Pay MPs the proper rate for the job
*new: 8 November 1995: Declaring total war on the nit
*new: 11 November 1995: A hateful regime
*new: 11 November 1995: Size doesn't matter?
*new 18 November 1995: Ecstasy and the agony
*new: 18 November 1995: The tempting of the tigers
*new: 25 November 1995: A budget for country not party
*new: 25 November 1995: They've got a little list...
*new: 2 December 1995: Mr Howard mugs the judges
*new: 2 December 1995: The near-by far off war
*new: 9 December 1995: Souring the path to peace
*new: 9 December 1995: Time to clean the stables
*new: 13 December 1995: A spin doctor's pint
*new: 13 December 1995: And let their be light
*new: 13 December 1995: A puzzling pot of punters' gold
*new: 16 December 1995: The real Europe debate
*new: 16 December 1995: Extracting the digits
*new: 23 Decemer 1995: Christmas on the counter
*new: 23 December 1995: A fossil speaks
*new: 6 January 1996: Mr Blair feeds the tigers
*new: 6 January 1996: The silencing of Al Mas'ari
*new: 13 January 1996: Umpiring the umpires
*new: 20 January 1996: Leave justice to judges
*new: 20 January 1996: Every minute Body matters
*new: 1 February 1996: The maimigf of Sri Lanka (identified just as 'Ian')
*new: 10 February 1996: Court in the soap

Generally two or three leading articles were published from Monday to Friday, and two on Saturday. From Monday to Friday the leading articles generally appear in column format on the left hand side of the page, under the heading 'The Guardian' with the address '119 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3ER' and the date. The earliest example of a change of format appears on Tuesday 12 September 1995 when the heading (the first example of a weekday heading included in this volume) appears 'The Guardian' with the date, edition number (46,344), address '119 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3ER', fax number '0171-837 4530' and email address 'E-mail: letters@guardian.co.uk'. On Saturdays the leading article appears across the top third of the page, under the heading ''The Leader Page, The Guardian' with the date.

The authors identified in this volume are (in alphabetical order):
MB - Madeleine Bunting
RB - Richard Boston
A Clements - Andrew Clements
J Coles - Joanna Coles
YC - Yvette Cooper
MD - Malcolm Dean
David Fairhall
JG - [John Gittings]
Dan Glaister
VK - Vic Keegan
MK - Martin Kettle
D McKie/DM/DMcK - David McKie
RN-T - Richard Norton-Taylor
Stephen Moss
Bill O'Neil
HP/H Pick - Hella Pick
PP - Peter Preston
AR - Alan Rusbridger
System Of ArrangementChronological
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