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Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt; Africa: Revolution in Haste


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Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt
Africa: Revolution in Haste
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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: Julius Nyerere, founder of the Tanganyika African National Union (TANU), chief minister of British-ruled Tanganyika, later became the first Prime Minister of Tanganyika (now Tanzania); Barbara Ward, resident of Ghana, distinguished economist and writer, currently a lecturer at Harvard University; Ralph Bunche, Nobel Peace Prize winner and United Undersecretary for Special Political Affairs; Saville Davis, Managing Editor of The Christian Science Monitor.

Recorded by WGBH from the Brandeis University campus in Waltham, MA.

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Talk Show
Public Affairs
Chicago: “Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt; Africa: Revolution in Haste,” 03/06/1960, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 17, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9749A45266AF413DBE81BFA6ED51D385.
MLA: “Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt; Africa: Revolution in Haste.” 03/06/1960. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 17, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9749A45266AF413DBE81BFA6ED51D385>.
APA: Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt; Africa: Revolution in Haste. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9749A45266AF413DBE81BFA6ED51D385
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