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Borah Symposium 1948-59

Committee Chair: Boyd A. Martin, Political Science

“The Causes of War” and “The Conditions of Peace”

  • Quincy Wright,

“Making the United Nations Succeed”

  • Frank M. Russell

“UNESCO: What the Responsible Citizen Can Do”

  • Eugene Staley

Committee Chair: Boyd A. Martin, Political Science

“Barriers to World Peace” and “Next Steps in International Organization”

  • Clyde Eagleton

“The U.S.A. — U.S.S.R. Conflict”

  • Graham Stuart

“What the Humanities Can Contribute to World Peace”

  • Lynn T. White, Jr.

“What Scientists and Science Can Contribute to World Peace”

  • E. C. Stakman

Committee Chair: Boyd A. Martin, Political Science

“New Efforts to Achieve Peace”

  • Hans Morgenthau

“The Role of Higher Education in an Atomic Age”

  • Harold Benjamin

“Problems of International Control of Atomic & Hydrogen Weapons”

  • Charles E. Martin

“Next Steps in International Trade”

  • J. B. Condliffe

“What Can Religion Contribute to World Understanding”

  • John Brogden

Committee Chair: Boyd A. Martin, Political Science

“The Responsibilities of American Labor in the Solution of the Problems of War and Peace”

  • William Green

“The Responsibilities of American Business in the Solution of the Problems of War and Peace”

  • Gordon C. Reckord

“The Responsibilities of American Agriculture in the Solution of the Problems of War and Peace”

  • George H. Wilson

“Geography and Peace”

  • S. Van Valkenburg

“America's Efforts to Achieve World Peace”

  • John O. Bell

Committee Chair: Boyd A. Martin; Acting Chair: Theodore Sherman, English

“The Impact of Public Opinion on World Problems”

  • Max Savelle

“Public Opinion — How to Keep it Well Informed on World Problems”

  • Gordon A. Sabine

“The Creation Abroad of a Public Opinion That Will Promote Peace”

  • H. Frederick Peters

“The Present Status of Public Opinion on World Problems”

  • Ralph M. Hagen

Committee Chair: Boyd A. Martin, Political Science

“America's Role in Building Global Prosperity and Peace”

  • William L. Shirer

“Asia's Challenge and the West”

  • Kenneth Lindsay

“The Impending Crisis”

  • H. L. Keenleyside

March 18-19

Committee Chair: Boyd A. Martin, Political Science

“Race and Caste Distinction: Effective Barriers to Education and Democracy”

  • Thurgood Marshall

“Mass Media and Modern Society”

  • Paul F. Lazarsfeld

“Men's Freedom Under God”

  • Ursula M. Niebuhr

“Higher Education and Man's Right to Knowledge and the Free Use Thereof”

  • John A. Krout

March 16-17

Committee Chair: Boyd A. Martin, Political Science

“The United Nations and Charter Review”

  • Quincy Wright

“Regional Organizations and the Roads to Peace”

  • Carlos Davila

“Traditional Diplomacy vs. Collective Security in the Contemporary World”

  • Thomas Jefferson Hamilton

“The Outlawry of War and the Nature of Man”

  • Ronald B. Levinson

March 7-8

Committee Chair: Theodore A. Sherman, English

“Cultural Diversity and World Peace”

  • Melville J. Herskovits

“Cultural Diversity and the Colonial World”

  • George H. T. Kimble

“Cultural Diversity in a World of Change”

  • Harold H. Fisher

1957: Current Crises and the Price of Peace

March 20-21

Committee Chair: Robert E. Hosack, Political Science

“Egypt — Key to Peace in the Near East”

  • Thomas B. W. Allen

“The Price of Peace: The Challenge to American Diplomacy”

  • Claude A. Buss

“The New Soviet Challenge”

  • Harrison Salisbury

March 19-20

Committee Chair: Robert E. Hosack, Political Science

“Science, Democracy and Peace”

  • John E. Burchard

“Man Looks at a Small Planet”

  • Joseph Kaplan

“The Old Quest for Peace in the Age of Science”

  • Henry M. Jackson

March 18-19

Committee Chair: Robert E. Hosack, Political Science

“The Role of Ideals in Foreign Policy”

  • Malcolm Moos

“The Demands of Expediency”

  • Charles B. Marshall

“Causes of War and Conditions of Peace”

  • Charles Malik

October 31 - November 31, 1959

Committee Chair: Robert E. Hosack, Political Science

“Making Foreign Policy” (Moscow)

  • Robert Bowie

“Critical Issues in American Policy” (Moscow, Coeur d'Alene)

Borah Symposium

Physical Address:
338 Administration Building

Mailing Address:
Borah Foundation & Symposium
c/o The Martin Institute
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3177
Moscow, ID 83844-3177

Phone: 208-885-6527

Fax: 208-885-9464

Email: martin@uidaho.edu

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