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Dartmouth College. Dartmouth Convocation on Great Issues in the Anglo- Canadian-American Community (1957-1957)



The three-day event was held on September 5 to September 7, bringing together leaders in government, industry, education, and communications from the three nations for panel discussions and addresses on the ACA (Anglo-American Community). The convocation provided a sounding board that reached down to the people. In all, 54 newsmen, representing newspapers, magazines, wire services, radio, television, and newsreels from the three nations were on hand to report the convocation to the world. Participants included From Canada - Prime Minister Diefenbaker; James S. Duncan, chairman of the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario; Edgar W. McInnis, president of the Canadian Institute of International Affairs; and Sidney E. Smith. From Great Britain - Sir Harold Caccia, British Ambassador to the United States; Sir Geoffrey Crowther, managing director of The Economist of London; Arthur L. Gooahart, the Master, University College, Oxford; and Sir William Haley, editor of The Times of London. From the United States - Sherman Adams '20, Assistant to President Eisenhower; Henry Cabot Lodge, U.S. Repre- sentative to the United Nations; Hanson W. Baldwin, military-affairs editor of TheNew York Times; Lewis W. Douglas, former U.S. Ambassador to the Court of St. James'; Paul G. Hoffman, U.S. delegate to the United Nations General As- sembly; Allan Nevins, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian from Columbia University; Clarence B. Randall, retired board chairman of the Inland Steel Company; and Arthur Hays Sulzberger, publisher and board chairman of The New York Times.

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Dartmouth College Convocation on Great issues in the Anglo-Canadian-American Community Records

Identifier: DA-18
Date(s): 1956 to 1957
Scope and Contents

The collection contains records related to the event, including Arthur Jensen's and Richard Moran's planning and logistics files, speeches and discussion transcripts. Open reel recordings of the convocation are also included.

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