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Advocates; Should Congress Limit Farm Subsidy Payments To No More Than $20,000 Per Family Farm?

02/08/1970


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should Congress Limit Farm Subsidy Payments To No More Than $20,000 Per Family Farm?
Program Number

19

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 Guest: Sen. Birch Bayh, Democrat, Illinois Witnesses: Dr. John Schnittker, former Undersecretary of Agriculture, Professor of Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University Nick Katz, Pulitizer Prize winning author, “Let Them Eat Promises: The Politics of Hunger In America” Rep. Thomas Foley, Democrat, Washington Jack Francis, cotton grower, Director of the Arizona Cotton Growers Association filmed interview with Orville Freeman, former United States Secretary of Agriculture

Recorded live in Los Angeles, CA

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Audio

Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should Congress Limit Farm Subsidy Payments To No More Than $20,000 Per Family Farm?,” 02/08/1970, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_94371CD59B6D4166941E5767A8F6C607.
MLA: “Advocates; Should Congress Limit Farm Subsidy Payments To No More Than $20,000 Per Family Farm?.” 02/08/1970. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_94371CD59B6D4166941E5767A8F6C607>.
APA: Advocates; Should Congress Limit Farm Subsidy Payments To No More Than $20,000 Per Family Farm?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_94371CD59B6D4166941E5767A8F6C607
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