What does the word communism mean to you?
Participants are Miss Mirka Misic, Yugoslavia; Miss Susan Rennie, Union of South Africa; Mr. Norbert Scholz, Germany; Mr. Young-Koo Lee, Korea; and Mrs. Waller. The debate on the nature of communism is enlivened by the young Yugoslavian delegate who attempts to defend her country's brand of communism under questioning by representatives of Germany, Korea and the Union of South Africa. Mirka insists that Russia borders on imperialism while her country has communism at its best. She asserts that co-existence between communism and capitalism is necessary "if we want a peaceful world." The Korean panel member, however, vigorously replied that communism "by its very nature" denies co-existence with the capitalist countries. Speaking from his firsthand experience of communism during three months in North Korea after that area was captured by the Communists during the Korean war, he is violently in disagreement with anything communistic. He is joined in his views by the remaining two members of the panel.
National Educational Television; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Educational; Talk; Youth; Political
Educational television programs ; Communism ; International relations.
- Physical Description
1 Film (0:29:35); 16mm
Gift to the IUB Libraries from Instructional Support Services. 6/18/2020 M. Mitchell: This episode is the 10th episode of Series IV of The World We Want and the 48th overall.
Broadcast Date: 1957
- Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003367382; Other: GR00423798; MDPI Barcode: 40000003367382
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