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Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt; Britain: Ally or Neutral


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Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt
Britain: Ally or Neutral
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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

Program Description

Guests: Hugh Gaitskell, socialist member of Parliament and leader of the British Labor Party; Bertrand Russell, scientist, philosopher and Nobel Prize winner in literature; Lord Robert Boothby, independent member of the House of Lords; Robert McKenzie, teacher at the London School of Economics.

Mrs. Roosevelt and her guests offer Americans the opportunity of hearing the varying British points of view on defense and disarmament policies.

Recorded at the BBC Studios in London, England.

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Broadcast program

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Talk Show
Public Affairs
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