Ref NoGUA/6/4/1/1/14
TitleCuttings book
DateApril 1991 - August 1991
Extent1 volume
Creator NameGuardian Newspapers Limited
DescriptionCuttings of each of the Guardian's leading articles with manuscript annotations of the author's initials, 20 April 1991 - 2 August 1991. Leading articles were published anonymously each day as the collective view of the newspaper.

The following leading articles have no author identified:
*new: 23 April 1991: Marx meets Maggie
*new: 24 April 1991: Better than poll tax, yes - but far from fair (identified as 'MD?')
*new: 25 April 1991: What piety won't stop
*new: 25 April 1991: Now make it a national bid
*new: 30 April 1991: Crispy noodles
*new: 11 May 1991: Health is a service, not an issue (illegible initials, possibly 'SK')
*new: 16 May 1991: Action woman
*new: 23 May 1991: Dynastics can't deliver the future
*new: 23 May 1991: Putting down the problem
*new: 24 May 1991: A wheeze for the cities
*new: 29 May 1991: At last the jam begins to ease
*new: 3 June 1991: Mr Major's options running out
*new: 3 June 1991: Why is no-one for tennis?
*new: 3 July 1991: Pints of order (identifies as '?VK')
*new: 6 July 1991: Walton and the wider battle (identified as '?PP')
*new: 18 July 1991: Where's the boeuf?
*new: 24 July 1991: The Bank on its stickiest wicket
*new: 25 July 1991: The seventh time around
*new: 2 August 1991: Different by design

Generally from Tuesday to Friday three leading articles, with two leading articles published on Saturday and Monday. They appear in column format on the left hand side of the page. Researchers should note that leaders do not necessarily express the personal views of their writers. They were published under the heading 'Comment' rather than the traditional heading 'The Guardian'.

The authors identified in this volume are (in alphabetical order):
MD - Malcolm Dean
JG - [John Gittings]
VK - Vic Keegan
DMcK - David McKie
PP - Peter Preston
MP - Melanie Phillips
System Of ArrangementChronological
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