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Compass Weekly, The; Vietnam, Cambodia And U.S.


Produced by Robert Ferrante, directed by Russell Fortier.

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Compass Weekly, The
Vietnam, Cambodia And U.S.
Series Description

Part of new plan of news programs and specials that premiered January 1974.

“The Compass Weekly” aired each Tuesday for a minimum of one hour. It was devoted to a single news topic covered in depth, with commentary and review of coverage elsewhere.

See Prime Time January 1974 for story in “Letter From The President.” Series release date: 1/22/1974

Program Description

A look at American foreign policy in Southeast Asia, particularly Vietnam and Cambodia. Hosted by Edward Klein, Foreign Editor, Newsweek magazine, panelists: Graham Martin, United States Ambassador to South Vietnam; Representative Paul McCloskey of California; Walt Rostow, Economist, Historian, and presidential advisor, 1961-1969; and Anthony Lake, Vietnam expert and former Special Assistant to Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. Recorded at WETA, Washington, D.C.



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Broadcast program

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News Report
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