Genevieve Caulfield

Wednesday, July 08, 1964

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

From card catalog: Genevieve Caulfield speaks about political and social aspects of Thailand and Vietnam.

Caulfield talks about the life and recent death of Prime Minister of Thailand Plaek Pibulsongkram and how she began working with blind children there. Funding for the school. Thailand's advances in education for children with disabilities. Influence of the wives of Prime Ministers there. Training teachers how to teach the blind.

Question and answer:

Father Diego's work? Straighten out difficulties between the Vietnamese and Chinese. Integrate Chinese people into the life of Vietnam.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 70400
Municipal archives id: T560


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