Vera’s Plea



By Bill Wine
KYW Newsradio 1060

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Toward the end of Testament of Youth, the central character delivers a speech that, taken out of context, would usually be considered flatfooted “speechifying” and would land with a thud.

But this earnest British period drama makes such an eloquent case leading up to that moment that the words overwhelm us with their wisdom and power.


One comment on “Vera’s Plea

  1. We are going to listen again to this plea for humanity which impressed us greatly, hoping to capture some of its most poignant thoughts. If we can, we will be adding them later to this entry. (Publishing never seems to deter us from editing … changing and adding along the way.) 🙂


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