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TitleCuttings book
DateApril 1997 - November 1997
Extent1 volume
Creator NameGuardian Newspapers Limited
DescriptionCuttings of each of the Guardian's leading articles with manuscript annotations of the author's initials, 18 April 1997 - 7 November 1997. 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:
22 April 1997: Chirac's Maastricht ace
22 April 1997: Hard times for our mutual friend
22 April 1997: A rose by any other colour
2 May 1997 (3rd & final edition): A political earthquake (first edition identified as MK)
19 May 1997: Up front monarchy
25 August 1997: Stage a rescue
3 October 1997: Foul play in Amman
3 October 1997: A flying start on ethnic issues
1 November 1997: A fair Irish winner

Generally two leading articles were published on Monday and Saturday, and three from Tuesday to Friday. The leading articles 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 'http://www.guardian.co.uk'.

The authors identified in this volume are (in alphabetical order):
BB/Brian B - (5 August 1997) (8 August 1997) [Brian Bell]
D Beresford - David Beresford
I Black - Ian Black
D Christy - [Desmond Christy]
MD/M Dean - Malcolm Dean
JF - Jonathan Freedland
JG - [John Gittings]
S Jeffries - [Stuart Jefferies]
VK - Vic Keegan
MK - Martin Kettle
E MacAskill
DMcK - David McKie
DM - [David McKie]
A Mildrum - (16 June 1997)
S Moss - Stephen Moss
RN-T/R Norton-Taylor - Richard Norton-Taylor
T Radford - Tim Radford
Neil Robinson
AR/A Rusbridger - Alan Rusbridger
D Sharrock
J Steele - Jonathan Steele
L Thomas -
J Vidal - John Vidal
Sally Weald (sic) - [Sally Weale]
M White - Michael White
M Woollacott/M Wooll - Martin Woollacott
G Younge/GY - Gary Younge
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access StatusOpen
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