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Advocates; Should The United States Support The Unification Of Ireland

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Should The United States Support The Unification Of Ireland
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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

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Advocate: Roger Fisher Dr. Noel Browne, former Minister of Health, Republic of Ireland; Labour Party M.P. Tom Conaty, Chairman, Central Citizens Defense Committee William Craig, Leader of the Ulster Vanguard Brian Faulkner, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland John Hume, Member of the suspended Stormont Parliament Basil McIvor, former Cabinet Member for Community Relations Oliver Napier, Vice Chairman of the Alliance Party Roary O’Bradaigh, President of the Provincial Sinn Fein Michael O’Kennedy, Parliamentary Secretary for Education, Republic of Ireland



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Social Issues
Public Affairs
Chicago: “Advocates; Should The United States Support The Unification Of Ireland,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_40BCE4002A164C6E809D817E5F0445CC.
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