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Advocates; Should Indian Reservations Be Continued Indefinitely?


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Should Indian Reservations Be Continued Indefinitely?
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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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Moderator: Victor Palmieri Advocate: Howard Miller Advocate: Max Greenberg Guest: Rep. Sam Steiger, Republican, Arizona Witnesses: Robert Bennett, former United States Commissioner of Indian Affairs Vine Deloria, Jr., author, “Custer Died For Your Sins” Richard Dodd, Menomonie Indian Tribe of Wisconsin Lehman Brightman, Director of the Department of Indian Affairs, University of California at Berkley; President, United Native Americans

Recorded live at the campus of Arizona Sate University at Tempe.

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Public Affairs
Social Issues
Chicago: “Advocates; Should Indian Reservations Be Continued Indefinitely?,” 01/25/1970, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 25, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_DA60663033DF4D4AAEFA69E9D635BA32.
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APA: Advocates; Should Indian Reservations Be Continued Indefinitely?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_DA60663033DF4D4AAEFA69E9D635BA32
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