Series
At Issue
Episode Number
57
Episode
America Observed
Producing Organization
National Educational Television and Radio Center
Contributing Organization
Thirteen WNET (New York, New York)
Library of Congress (Washington, District of Columbia)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/75-62f7mc95
NOLA Code
AISS
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Description
This month At Issue presents an assessment of U.S. aims and achievements throughout the world by foreign journalists and historians. Through exclusive on location interviews in Japan, Germany, France, India, and England, America Observed focuses on the views of important non-government thought leaders whose opinions are rarely given exposure in this country. Journalists and historians featured on the program are: Masamichi Inoki, political scientist, University of Kyoto, Japan; Waldemar Besson, historian and political scientist, University of Erlangen, Germany; Theo Sommer, political editor, Die Zeit, Hamburg Germany; Raymond, Aron, French journalist and social philosopher whose articles frequently appear in Figaro and many American journals; Serge Hurtig, political scientist, Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Paris, France; Ram Singh, editor, Thought Magazine, New Delhi, India; Frank Moraes, noted author and editor of the India Express; Dame Rebecca West, English journalist and author; Sir Denis Brogran, English journalist and longtime observer of the American scene. Topics discussed by the international experts include the power and responsibility of the United States, the status of U.S. foreign policy today, prospects for U.S. return to isolationism, President Lyndon Johnson's image abroad, the differences between Presidents Johnson and Kennedy, U.S. policy in Vietnam and Santo Domingo, the U.S. role in Europe and Asia today and how it may differ in ten years.
This month At Issue presents an assessment of U.S. aims and achievements throughout the world by foreign journalists and historians. Through exclusive on location interviews in Japan, Germany, France, India, and England, America Observed focuses on the views of important non-government thought leaders whose opinions are rarely given exposure in this country. Journalists and historians featured on the program are: Masamichi Inoki, political scientist, University of Kyoto, Japan; Waldemar Besson, historian and political scientist, University of Erlangen, Germany; Theo Sommer, political editor, Die Zeit, Hamburg Germany; Raymond, Aron, French journalist and social philosopher whose articles frequently appear in Figaro and many American journals; Serge Hurtig, political scientist, Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Paris, France; Ram Singh, editor, Thought Magazine, New Delhi, India; Frank Moraes, noted author and editor of the India Express; Dame Rebecca West, English journalist and author; Sir Denis Brogran, English journalist and longtime observer of the American scene. Topics discussed by the international experts include the power and responsibility of the United States, the status of U.S. foreign policy today, prospects for U.S. return to isolationism, President Lyndon Johnson's image abroad, the differences between Presidents Johnson and Kennedy, U.S. policy in Vietnam and Santo Domingo, the U.S. role in Europe and Asia today and how it may differ in ten years. Running Time: 59:10 (Description adapted from documents in the NET Microfiche)
At Issue consists of 69 half-hour and hour-long episodes produced in 1963-1966 by NET, which were originally shot on videotape in black and white and color.
Broadcast
1965-07-00
Asset type
Episode
Genres
Talk Show
News
Topics
News
Global Affairs
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:59:10
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Credits
Assistant Editor: Jackson, Bob
Associate Producer: Cunniff, Lois
Camera Operator: Waku
Camera Operator: Parkash, Ved
Camera Operator: Waldorf, Len
Editor: Goldsmith, Charles
Executive Producer: Perlmutter, Alvin H.
Interviewee: Sommer, Theo
Interviewee: West, Rebecca
Interviewee: Aron, Raymond
Interviewee: Hurtig, Serge
Interviewee: Singh, Ram
Interviewee: Inoki, Masamichi
Interviewee: Besson, Waldemar
Interviewee: Moraes, Frank
Interviewee: Brogran, Denis
Producer: Stern, Andrew A.
Producing Organization: National Educational Television and Radio Center
Reporter: Stern, Andrew
Researcher: Schidlof, Ivan
Researcher: Style, Angela
Researcher: Putnam, Beverly
Researcher: Menzel, Ingrid
AAPB Contributor Holdings
Thirteen - New York Public Media (WNET)
Identifier: wnet_aacip_31310 (unknown)
Format: Digital Betacam
Generation: Master
Duration: 00:59:10
Library of Congress
Identifier: 1832687-1 (MAVIS Item ID)
Format: 1 inch videotape: SMPTE Type C
Generation: Master
Library of Congress
Identifier: 1832687-2 (MAVIS Item ID)
Format: U-matic
Generation: Copy: Access
Color: B&W
Library of Congress
Identifier: 1832687-3 (MAVIS Item ID)
Generation: Master
Library of Congress
Identifier: 1832687-4 (MAVIS Item ID)
Generation: Copy: Access
Library of Congress
Identifier: 1832687-5 (MAVIS Item ID)
Generation: Copy: Access
Library of Congress
Identifier: 1832687-6 (MAVIS Item ID)
Format: 2 inch videotape
Generation: Master
Color: B&W

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Citations
Chicago: “At Issue; 57; America Observed,” 1965-07-00, Thirteen WNET, Library of Congress, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed May 22, 2019, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_75-62f7mc95.
MLA: “At Issue; 57; America Observed.” 1965-07-00. Thirteen WNET, Library of Congress, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. May 22, 2019. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_75-62f7mc95>.
APA: At Issue; 57; America Observed. Boston, MA: Thirteen WNET, Library of Congress, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_75-62f7mc95