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    ONE OF THE UNITED STATES' FOREMOST AUTHORITIES ON AMERICAN POLITICAL THEORY, DR. CLINTON ROSSITER, LECTURED?

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    ONE OF THE UNITED STATES' FOREMOST AUTHORITIES ON AMERICAN POLITICAL THEORY, DR. CLINTON ROSSITER, LECTURED ON UNITED STATES HISTORY IN ACCRA ON THURSDAY (1 FEBRUARY). HIS TOPIC WAS "AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION OF 1787 - ACCOMMODATING RIVAL INTEREST".

    THE LECTURE - HELD AT THE OLD STATE HOUSE - WAS SPONSORED BY THE GHANA ALUMNI OF AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES. IT WAS ATTENDED BY A LARGE NUMBER OF FORMER STUDENTS OF AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES AND INSTITUTIONS. THE CHAIRMAN WAS MR. ADALI MORTTY, SPECIAL COMMISSIONER FOR THE RE-DEPLOYMENT OF LABOUR.

    DR. ROSSITER SAID THAT THE AMERICAN CONSTITUTION HAD BEEN "ABLE TO STAND THE TEST OF TIME" BECAUSE IT WAS WRITTEN BY MEN WHO HAD AN INSIGHT INTO THE FUTURE. THEY ALSO MADE ALLOWANCES FOR NEW PROBLEMS ARISING FROM LATER GENERATIONS.

    DR. ROSSITER SAID THE CONSTITUTION WAS SO WRITTEN THAT LATER GENERATIONS OF AMERICANS COULD ADAPT THEMSELVES AND GOVERN ACCORDING TO CHANGING CIRCUMSTANCES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA2OMD7BZTP4T7PTI4PEA1MS5J
    Media URN:
    VLVAA2OMD7BZTP4T7PTI4PEA1MS5J
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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