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Series
Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt
Episode Number
101
Episode
New Possibilities for Coexistence
Contributing Organization
WGBH (Boston, Massachusetts)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/15-51vdnr5h
NOLA Code
PSOM
Description
This episode Mrs. Roosevelt's guests are V. K. Krishna Menon: India's Defense Minister and head of the Indian Delegation to the United Nations General Assembly; Robert R. Bowie: Director of the Center for International Affairs at Harvard University and former Assistant Secretary of State for Policy Planning; Harrison Salisbury: New York Time international expert. The group examines in depth the implications of coexistence between the Communist and the non-Communist worlds. What are the possibilities for lifting the Iron Curtain, increased trade? How irreconcilable are long term Soviet objectives with free world objectives? (Description adapted from documents in the NET Microfiche)
"Prospects of Mankind is a talk show hosted by Eleanor Roosevelt featuring roundtable discussion of foreign and domestic affairs with leading political, academic, and journalistic experts. It was filmed on location at Brandies University. "
This is a monthly series of nine one-hour television episodes featuring Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt. The former first lady serves as the host and moderator. On each episode she will be joined by three guests:1) A key foreign figure such as a visiting prime minister, a United Nations representative or a man or woman of prominence representing his country unofficially. 2) An important American in public life or a person of equal consequence from the academic world.3) A distinguished representative from the press or other mass media who will focus the discussion on the relevant issues and controversies at stake. On each episode Mrs. Roosevelt and her guests will discuss a current international problem of major importance in which the United States is involved. The program is made up as two 29-minute episodes with a station break between the two portions."Prospects of Mankind" is a television series designed to provide a wide public with those facts and opinions important to an understating of the underlying fabric of current international problems. It derives its inspiration from the ideals and endeavors of Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt. On each episode Mrs. Roosevelt joins three distinguished guests who through their position of authority or expression of opinion have a significant influence on the denervation or interpretation of current issues.Saville Davis and Erwin D. Canham, editors of The Christian Science Monitor, at times assist in moderating the discussions.These program is produced for National Educational Television by WGBH-TV in cooperation with Brandeis University. In addition to the audience of educational stations throughout the country they have been seen in the key areas of New York and Washington, DC, through the facilities of the Metropolitan Broadcasting Corporation. (Description adapted from documents in the NET Microfiche)
Broadcast
1959-10-11
Asset type
Episode
Genres
Talk Show
Topics
Social Issues
Global Affairs
Politics and Government
Creator
WGBH, Producing Organization
Contributor
Roosevelt, Eleanor, Host
Salisbury, Harrison, Guest
Bowie, Robert R., Guest
Menon, V. K. Krishna, , Guest
Media type
Moving Image
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Chicago: “Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt; 101; New Possibilities for Coexistence,” 1959-10-11, WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed September 20, 2018, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-51vdnr5h.
MLA: “Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt; 101; New Possibilities for Coexistence.” 1959-10-11. WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. September 20, 2018. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-51vdnr5h>.
APA: Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt; 101; New Possibilities for Coexistence. Boston, MA: WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-51vdnr5h