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Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt
American Image Abroad, The
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Roundtable discussion of foreign and domestic affairs featuring leading political, academic, and journalistic experts. Series was hosted by Eleanor Roosevelt and was filmed on location at Brandies University. Series release date: 1959

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Guests: Denis W. Brogan, professor of political science at Cambridge University, England; Harlan Cleveland, Dean of the Maxwell Graduate School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, and senior author of "The Overseas Americans;" Santha Rama Rau, Indian author; Saville Davis, managing editor, The Christian Science Monitor.

In this program, Mrs. Roosevelt and her guests will examine the reasons why America is disliked in some parts of the world and what we can do about it. They will discuss American tourists, diplomats and business men in overseas activities; also the role American movies play in shaping our image abroad.

Recorded by WGBH from the Brandeis University campus in Waltham, MA, on Sunday, April 10, 1960.

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Talk Show
Public Affairs
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