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Advocates; Should The Law Permit Voluntary Euthanasia For The Terminally Ill?

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04/20/1972

72-0111-00-99-001


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should The Law Permit Voluntary Euthanasia For The Terminally Ill?
Program Number

103

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: Michael Dukakis Advocate: Howard Miller (pro) Advocate: William Rusher (con) Witnesses: Josephine Smith, Registered nurse and social worker. Arval Morris, Professor of Law at the University of Washington. Doctor Joan Cargan, Cardiologist Loma Linda University. Doctor Ernest Beutler, Chairman of the Division of Medicine at City of Hope Medical Center. Ian Kennedy, Professor at the Law School of the University of California at Los Angeles.

Duration

00:59:11

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Audio

Subjects
Euthanasia
Terminally Ill
Locations
Los Angeles, California
Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Contributors
Dukakis, Michael (Moderator)
Miller, Howard (Guest)
Smith, Josephine (Guest)
Kennedy, Ian (Guest)
Rusher, William (Guest)
Cargan, Joan (Guest)
Morris, Arval (Guest)
Beutler, Ernest (Guest)
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should The Law Permit Voluntary Euthanasia For The Terminally Ill?,” 04/20/1972, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_3F4C503420B44E6982B26D7CA4140299.
MLA: “Advocates; Should The Law Permit Voluntary Euthanasia For The Terminally Ill?.” 04/20/1972. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_3F4C503420B44E6982B26D7CA4140299>.
APA: Advocates; Should The Law Permit Voluntary Euthanasia For The Terminally Ill?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_3F4C503420B44E6982B26D7CA4140299
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