Story: Scott, Walter James

Walter Scott discussing his freethinking ideology

Hear Walter Scott talking to Keith Ovenden in a 1979 radio interview. He cites his father's freethinking opinions on evolution as a precursor of his own nonconformity and interest in civil liberties. He also talks of his rural origins. (5 min 50 sec)

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William Renwick. 'Scott, Walter James', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 11 July 2020)