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New School Short Courses, Special Programs and Lectures Audiovisual Recordings ➔ International Protection of Civil Liberties, Eleanor Roosevelt, guest lecturer

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The Sidney Hillman Lectures on Civil Liberties
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Eleanor Roosevelt (speaker)
William C. Maslow (presenter)
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) (host institution)
Sidney Hillman Foundation (sponsoring body)


December 21 1954


As a guest speaker in the course, Civil Liberty Under Attack: The Fight For and Against Freedom, Eleanor Roosevelt speaks as former chairman of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights. The course was part of the annual Sidney Hillman Lecture series on Civil Liberties, which offered "an analysis of the most pressing civil liberty problems of our day, viewed in their historical, legal, and moral contexts and against the background of the demands of internal security.

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