Ref NoGUA/6/4/1/2/7
TitleCuttings book
DateJune 1991 - March 1992
Extent1 volume
Creator NameGuardian Newspapers Limited
DescriptionCuttings of each of the Guardian's leading articles with manuscript annotations of the author's initials, 15 June 1991 - 6 March 1992. 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:
20 June 1991: History and the pall of hindsight
20 June 1991: The war of Liverpool
20 June 1991: Getting colder
21 June 1991: Questions of too little, not too much
21 June 1991: In peace, together
21 June 1991: Orgreave revisited
22 June 1991: A march on the mild side
22 June 1991: Home is where the heart is
24 June 1991: Good day in the Field for Labour
24 June 1991: Stardust, seminars and Mr Sissons
12 July 1991: Iraq: a mess of mixed signals
12 July 1991: Two lines on the bomb
12 July 1991: Judging the judge
13 July 1991: This Plant has a lot of seedlings
13 July 1991: Cash and colleges
13 July 1991: A spectre, a feast
7 August 1991: The wonder of Willie (identified as 'AR?')
14 August 1991: The onward march of Paddy Ashdown
14 August 1991: A block on learning
14 August 1991: Oil be seeing you
15 August 1991: Success is a squeeze of a problem
15 August 1991: In time of disaster
15 August 1991: Beyond the babble
16 August 1991: July was a wicked month for pain
16 August 1991: A stinker of a sinking
16 August 1991: Forgetting's quite enough
17 August 1991: Keeping the screws on Saddam
17 August 1991: Tactics for taxation
19 August 1991: Regional planning for the nation
19 August 1991: Better inside than out
20 August 1991: The world after Mikhail Gorbachev
21 August 1991: Not what they had bargained for
21 August 1991: No cause for retreat
22 August 1991: A happy issue out of affliction
6 September 1991: It was tried before, and it failed
6 September 1991: The price of assent
6 September 1991: Going for gold
18 October 1991: On first inspection
21 November 1991: The real Pilgrim
27 December 1991: Mikhail Gorbachev and his legacy
29 January 1992: Casting the first stone
3 February 1992: What we have lost
12 February 1992: One rather unwise man
28 February 1992: The corpse still walks (identified as 'DMcK?')
6 March 1992: Abortions: the reasons are a revolution (identified as 'MD?')

Generally three leading articles were published Tuesday - Friday, with two leading articles published on Saturday and Monday. On Mondays and Saturdays the leading articles appeared as a column on the left side of the page. From Tuesday to Fridays they appeared as two columns on the left hand side of the page. The leading articles were published under the heading 'Comment' rather than the traditional heading 'The Guardian'.

The authors identified in this volume are (in alphabetical order):
MB - Madeleine Bunting
MD - Malcolm Dean
JG - [John Gittings]
VK - Vic Keegan
MK - Martin Kettle
DMcK - David McKie
DM - [David McKie]
MP - Melanie Phillips
PP - Peter Preston
AR - Alan Rusbridger
MW - [Michael White]
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access Status Open
FormatPrinted document

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