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TitleCuttings book
DateFebruary 1996 - September 1996
Extent1 volume
Creator NameGuardian Newspapers Limited
DescriptionCuttings of each of the Guardian's leading articles with manuscript annotations of the author's initials, 19 February 1996 - 19 September 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 16 May 1996: Too powerful already
*new 16 May 1996: Without being chauvinistic
*new 23 May 1996: Pineapples and banana skins
*new 18 June 1996: Channel 4: a licence to cut taxes
*new 30 July 1996: Shaming scandal of CJD
*new 28 August 1996: Long to reign over us [identified as Alan]

Generally two leading articles were published on Monday and Saturday, and three from Tuesday to Friday. 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 date, edition number, address '119 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3ER', fax number '0171-837 4530', email address 'E-mail: letters@guardian.co.uk' and website (first example in volume, 25 March 1996) 'http://www.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 until 31 August 1996 when it follows the same format as published on weekdays.

The authors identified in this volume are (in alphabetical order):
A Balls
Catherine Bennett
I Black - Ian Black
MB/M Bunting - Madeleine Bunting
D Campbell - [Duncan] Campbell
John Carvel
J Coles - [Joanna] Coles
MD - Malcolm Dean
L Elliott - Larry Elliott
M Engel - Matthew Engel
JG - [John Gittings]
J Gittins - John Gittings
D Glaister - Dan Glaister
VK - Vic Keegan
Arnold Kemp
MK - [Martin Kettle]
M Kettle - Martin Kettle
M Linton - Martin Linton
DMcK - David McKie
PP - Peter Preston
R Norton Taylor/RNT - Richard Norton-Taylor
David Runciman
AR - Alan Rusbridger
J Steele - Jonathan Steele
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access StatusOpen
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