A documentary on the bicentenary of the Trinity College Dublin historical society 1770-1970.
It still continues today as the centre of oratory and debate in Trinity College, Dublin. The Society's purpose is to promote and develop oratory and to provide an international forum for discourse and debate.
The Society currently attracts over 2,000 new members each year, and has a strong network of honorary members, alumni and friends who have gone on to suceed in all spheres of life and yet continue to maintain an interest in the Hist's activities.
It has hosted guest speeches from some of the most important and influential figures in the public sphere, providing a platform from which they can address the student body.
With addresses from figures such as Winston Churchill and Valery Giscard D'Estaing the College Historical Society is the venue for important speeches in Trinity College.
Presented by Sean MacRéamoinn with contributions from Sen. Eugene Mac Carthy, Prof. George Papandreou, Dr. Connor Cruise O' Brien, Erskine Childers and John Hume among others.
Produced and presented by Sean Mac Reamoinn
First broadcast March 8th, 1970.
An Irish radio documentary from RTÉ Radio 1, Ireland - Documentary on One - the home of Irish radio documentaries