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Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt
China: Shadow on The Summit
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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: Charles O. Porter, Representative (D., Ore.), an advocate of change in the United States' policy toward China; Blair Fraser, Canada's leading political journalist, and editor of Maclean's Magazine;" Zbigniew K. Brzezinski, member of the Harvard University Government Department and an Associate of the Russian Research Center and the Center for International Affairs at Harvard; Saville Davis, managing editor, The Christian Science Monitor.

In this program, Mrs. Roosevelt and her guests will consider the following issues: the inclusion of China in disarmament talks, the future of Chinese-Soviet relations, and possible changes in the United States foreign policy on China.

Recorded by WGBH from the Brandeis University campus in Waltham, MA, Sunday, May 8, 1960.

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Public Affairs
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