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Noorderdiepte | Episode 23 | A.S Talma

A portrait of the Frisian politician, trade unionist and 'red' reverend AS Talma, the founder of the social insurance system in the 20th century. Prior to Willem Drees, he came with his retirement, the Frisian vicar had a ready-made model for supporting the elderly.

Noorderdiepte

Episode 23: A.S Talma

First aired: Wednesday, 25 February 2015 at 17.00 hours

A portrait of the Frisian politician, trade unionist and 'red' reverend AS Talma, the founder of the social insurance system in the 20th century. Prior to Willem Drees, he came with his retirement, the Frisian vicar had a ready-made model for supporting the elderly.

A.S Talma; an Frisian Friese politician, trade unionist and 'red' reverend.Until his ministry Talma was parliament for the Anti- Revolutionary Party in 1908.

Aritius Sybrandus Talma (1864-1916) was the uncrowned champion of Protestant workers in the struggle for social rights. He portrayed a Christian social alternative to the appeal of socialism. His influence on innovative social legislation was particularly high. So was Talma's old age pension for workers, the forerunner of the AOW. Talma is with comrade Abraham Kuyper mentioned as the spiritual father of the modern Christian social movement in the Netherlands.

Regie: Henk Kleinbruinink


About this program:

Landscape, art and culture, with the window on the north.

Every week we broadcast in Noorderdiepte, a collaboration with Foundation Beeldlijn and magazine Noorderbreedte, a documentary. Each documentary is introduced by a brief interview with a person.

Beautiful films that are worth viewing. Films about musicians like Roelof Stalknecht and Jenne Meinema. Artists such as Jan Steen and Alfred Hafkenscheid and poet Rutger Kopland. Various artists that now can be viewed by a large audience.

Noorderbreedte: http://www.noorderbreedte.nl
Stichting Beeldlijn: https://www.stichtingbeeldlijn.nl