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John D. Rockefeller III, visionary

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Vishakha Desai, president and CEO of the Asia Society and a scholar of Asian art, speaks with Nancy Netzer, professor of art history and director of the McMullen Museum at Boston College, about John D. Rockefeller III's desire to combine culture, current affairs, and diplomacy in the Asia Society, which he founded in 1956.

This interview is part of the public programming for Asian Journeys: Art Collecting in Post War America, an exhibition at the McMullen Museum of Art.

Format: Lecture
Length: 55

Presenter(s): Vishakha N. Desai

Date: February 4, 2010

Location: Devlin 101

Sponsor(s): Lowell Humanities Series; Institute for the Liberal Arts

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/desai/

The information on this page is accurate as of February 2010