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Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt; Latin America: Neglected Neighbors

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Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt
Latin America: Neglected Neighbors
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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: Nelson Rockefeller, Governor of New York; Luis Munoz-Marin, Governor of Puerto Rico; Benjamin Cohen, former Chilean Ambassador to the United Nations, and former Undersecretary of the United Nations; Saville Davis, Managing Editor of The Christian Science Monitor. NOTE: On NET microfiche, this show is called "Latin America: Good Neighbors Revisited.

Tentative subject matter deals with political developments in Cuba and Panama, economic problems in Venezuela, the vitalization of social and financial progress in Puerto Rico ("Operation Bootstrap") and the future of the Central and South American republics.

Recorded by WGBH from the Brandeis University campus in Waltham, MA, on Sunday, February 7, 1960.

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Talk Show
Public Affairs
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