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This week's show featured the last of a three-panel series presented by Boston University's African Studies Center and the African Presidential Archives and Research Center on "Rebuilding Liberia."

The participant speakers in this final discussion were Federation of Liberian Community Associations of Massachusetts President Richard Saydee, Northeastern University professor Bleidi Stemn and Boston University professor John Harris.

Richard Saydee discussed the urgent need to improve Liberia's education system. Professor Stemn talked about the importance of resettling Liberian refugees and their role in the country's reconstruction process. Professor Harris discussed the economic situation in Liberia and the need for law and order in establishing a viable technology industry in the country.

This program aired on February 29, 2004.

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