Room for discussion: group relations

United States, 1952

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Examines the nature and function of discussion in both its personal aspects and also in its broader aspects. Intended to develop an understanding of the process of discussion and create an interest in participating in such activity. Explains that discussion brings information to the individual, leads to a broader and richer life and expedites cooperative achievement. Emphasises that discussion is the privilege and responsibility of all citizens living in a democracy.


production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films






Black and White

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Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Communication


Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Citizen participation

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Democracy

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Freedom of speech

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Discussion

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Group identity

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Group identity

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Human information processing

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States




16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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