In the opening segment, ER and Elliott Roosevelt respond to a listener's question about why the United States shoulders the economic burden abroad when there is still poverty at home. In the interview segment, ER interviews Roger Baldwin, co-founder of the American Civil Liberties Union.
This recording was produced while ER was in Geneva, Switzerland. In the opening segment, ER and Elliott Roosevelt respond to a listener's suggestion that the United Nations admit communist China in exchange for an end to the Korean War. In the interview segment, ER discusses Swiss journalism with...
From Hollywood, Anna Roosevelt defends FDR's performance at Yalta which had recently been called into question by a reporter. From Paris, ER interviews Henry Morgenthau Jr. on Israel's refusal to relinquish control of the Negev desert.
ER discusses the problems of inflation and price control during the Korean War with Leon Keyserling, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, Allen B. Klein, president of the American Farm Bureau, and George Harrison, Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks.
Recording quality is poor. Recording becomes inaudible after 18:45. In the opening segment, ER and Elliott Roosevelt respond to a listener's question about displaced persons in Europe. In the following segment, ER interviews author Joyce Kerry.