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Forum: Affairs of State
Nicaraguan Perspective, The
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Broadcast Sunday evenings, 13 programs.

Affairs of the State will probe an important issue with those at the center of decision making. We'll be taking our radio microphones to The Harvard Law School Forum, Brown University, Dartmouth College, The Harvard School of Public Health and the World Affairs Council for 13 weeks of debate and dialogue.

See On Air radio guide, April 1987 for cover story. Series release date: 4/5/1987

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A dialogue between Nicaraguan Vice President Sergio Ramirez Mercado with students of the Harvard Law School. Ramirez began his career of resistance against the Somoza dictatorship while a law student in Nicargua. As well as holding an important political post, Ramirez is a popular literary figure in Central America.



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Fitzgerald, Greg (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Forum: Affairs of State; Nicaraguan Perspective, The,” 11/24/1986, GBH Archives, accessed April 22, 2024,
MLA: “Forum: Affairs of State; Nicaraguan Perspective, The.” 11/24/1986. GBH Archives. Web. April 22, 2024. <>.
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