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British Coal Mines Are Nationalized
Hanna, Evelyn - The Atlanta Constitution (1946-1984) - Atlanta, Ga.
Date: Jan 26, 1947
Start Page:15C
 Abstract (Document Summary)

LONDON--Mr. Shinwell pulled a string on Jan. 1, a little flag bearing the letters NCB was run up to the top of a pole, and the mines of Great Britain were officially "nationalized." Henceforth they will be completely owned and operated by the Government. The newsreel cameramen took pictures of smiling groups of colliers in the Rhondda Valley, Wales, and in the English Midlands the soundtrack recorded some genuine shouts, for the miners think they have achieved a great...

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