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Advocates; Should Automatic Probation Replace Prison Sentences For All Those Convicted Of Non-violent Crimes Of Theft?

05/31/1970


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should Automatic Probation Replace Prison Sentences For All Those Convicted Of Non-violent Crimes Of Theft?
Program Number

34

Series Description

A SERIES OF DEBATES with a moderator facilitating the discussion of national and international issues - using advocates who would introduce witnesses to support their point of view. Debates recorded at Boston's Faneuil Hall. Moderators included: Michael Dukakis; Marilyn Berger; Michael Harrington, Robert Maynard. (Premiered October, 1969; conceived by Prof. Roger Fisher.) Other participants included Barney Frank, Avi Nelson, Antonin Scalia, S.I. Hayakawa, Paul Simon, Albert Shankar, Richard Bolling, Pete McCloskey, Chester Crocker, John Anderson, Elmo Zumwalt, George Ball, John Kenneth Galbraith, William Colby, Eleanor Smeal, Phyllis Schlafly, Sam Ervin, Laurence Tribe, Daniel Schorr, Orrin Hatch, Morris Udall, Edward Kennedy, George McGovern, Jake Garn, Paul Tsongas, Alan Dershowitz. Series release date: 1969

Program Description

Moderator: Victor Palmieri Advocate: Howard Miller Advocate: Richard Coleman Guest: Ray Procunier, Director of the California Department of Corrections Witnesses: Charles Anderson, Deputy Warden, Jackson, Mississippi Harold Boslow, Psychiatrist, Professor, Johns Hopkins University Petey Greene, ex-convict, Washington, D.C. Thomas Murton, former Superintendent, Arkansas Prison System David Nisson, Assistant United States Attorney; Chief of the Criminal Division of the Central District of California

Recorded live in at the California Institution for Men at Chino

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Audio

Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should Automatic Probation Replace Prison Sentences For All Those Convicted Of Non-violent Crimes Of Theft?,” 05/31/1970, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_31F6F3033F4145398FC67658A5162BBA.
MLA: “Advocates; Should Automatic Probation Replace Prison Sentences For All Those Convicted Of Non-violent Crimes Of Theft?.” 05/31/1970. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_31F6F3033F4145398FC67658A5162BBA>.
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