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Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt
Future of France, The
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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: Raymond Aron, political writer for Le Figaro, France's leading newspaper, and holder of the Sociology chair at the Sorbonne; Maurice Schumann, president of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the French National Assembly; Stephen Hessel, career diplomat, presently the Director for International Cultural Exchange at the Ministry of National Education in Paris; Alfred Grosser, Professor of Political science at the Institute of Political Sciences and visiting professor at the Johns Hopkins University Center in Bologna.

This program is being produced with the facilities of the Radiodiffusion Television Francaise and with the assistance of the staff of Pierre Lazareff's "Cinq Collones a la Une," often cited as the leading example of television journalism in Europe.

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Broadcast program

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Talk Show
Public Affairs
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