American Assembly : The Relationship of the United States to Europe

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First session of the American Assembly, opened by Grayson L. Kirk, vice president and provost of Columbia University.

Senator Douglas, chairman of the National Policy Board, opens his speech by reading a letter from Dwight Eisenhower apologizing for not attending.

Senators Douglas and Taft discuss opposing viewpoints on the topic of the relationship of the US to Europe. A question and answer section follows.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

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