Cyril Edwin Mitchinson Joad(1891-1953), Philosopher
Sitter in 29 portraits
Philosopher, writer, teacher and broadcaster; head of philosophy department at Birkbeck College (1930-53); took classes for the Workers' Educational Association and spoke for the Fabian Society; reached a wide audience as a member of the Any Questions? and The Brains Trust, broadcast on radio from 1941.
bromide press print, 5 April 1948
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