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Where is Britain? The UK, the EU, and the U.S.26:49

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This show featured a discussion titled "Where is Britain? The UK, the EU, and the United States" organized by the Institute for Human Sciences in cooperation with the European Studies at Boston University and funded in part by the European Commission. The discussion focused on how the feeling that Britain is not part of Europe came about and why it persists.

The main speaker was Sir Stephen Wall, former EU adviser to Prime Minister Tony Blair and United Kingdom Permanent Representative to the European Union. He is a member of the board of Britain in Europe and is serving as principal adviser to Cardinal Murphy-O'Connor, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Westminster.

Responding to Sir Wall's comments was Stanley Hoffmann, Paul and Catherine Buttenwieser University Professor at Harvard University, where he has taught since 1955. He was the Chairman of Harvard's Center for European Studies from its creation in 1969 until 1995. He is also an essayist for the New York Review of Books and the Western Europe review editor for Foreign Affairs.

This program aired on May 29, 2005.

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