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Advocates; Should The States Adopt Legislation Allowing Any Woman To Terminate Pregnancy At Any Time During The First Three Months?

11/02/1969


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should The States Adopt Legislation Allowing Any Woman To Terminate Pregnancy At Any Time During The First Three Months?
Program Number

5

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: Max Greenberg Witnesses: “two anonymous women” Filmed statement: Pearl S. Buck, novelist Filmed statement: Rep. Shirley Chisolm, New York Dennis Cavnaugh, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St. Louis University Charlotte DeArmond, “Children’s Home Society”, California Dr. Garrett Hardin, Professor of Biology. University of California at Santa Barbara Dr. Edmund Overstreet, Vice Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California Medical School

Recorded live in Los Angeles, CA.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Audio

Genres
Debate
Topics
Social Issues
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should The States Adopt Legislation Allowing Any Woman To Terminate Pregnancy At Any Time During The First Three Months?,” 11/02/1969, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_8BB4BE54BE90496AB7B47A6DBE315961.
MLA: “Advocates; Should The States Adopt Legislation Allowing Any Woman To Terminate Pregnancy At Any Time During The First Three Months?.” 11/02/1969. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_8BB4BE54BE90496AB7B47A6DBE315961>.
APA: Advocates; Should The States Adopt Legislation Allowing Any Woman To Terminate Pregnancy At Any Time During The First Three Months?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_8BB4BE54BE90496AB7B47A6DBE315961
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