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Advocates; Should The Federal Government Subsidize Political Campaigns and Limit Individual Contributions?

Part of The Advocates.

02/07/1974

Moderator: Evan Semerjian Advocate: Joseph Biden Advocate: Tom Bourdeaux Witnesses: Sen. Joseph Biden (D) Delaware Rep. John Anderson - (R) Illinois George Webster - Washington Attorney David Wilson - Boston Globe


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should The Federal Government Subsidize Political Campaigns and Limit Individual Contributions?
Program Number

414

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:  Evan Semerjian Advocate:  Joseph Biden Advocate:  Tom Bourdeaux Witnesses: Sen. Joseph Biden – (D) Delaware Rep. John Anderson – (R ) Illinois George Webster – Washington Attorney David Wilson – Boston Globe Produced by WGBH at Faneuil Hall.  Bears WGBH copyright

Duration

01:00:10

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Webster, George
Biden, Joseph R.
Wilson, David
Anderson, John Bayard, 1922-
Bourdeaux, Tom
Semerjian, Evan
Locations
Faneuil Hall, Boston, Massachusetts
Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Contributors
Bourdeaux, Tom (Guest)
Biden, Joseph (Guest)
Wilson, George (Guest)
Webster, George (Guest)
Semerjian, Evan (Moderator)
Anderson, John (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should The Federal Government Subsidize Political Campaigns and Limit Individual Contributions?,” 02/07/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_036A8212AFA94893A7DA5907D8412F6E.
MLA: “Advocates; Should The Federal Government Subsidize Political Campaigns and Limit Individual Contributions?.” 02/07/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_036A8212AFA94893A7DA5907D8412F6E>.
APA: Advocates; Should The Federal Government Subsidize Political Campaigns and Limit Individual Contributions?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_036A8212AFA94893A7DA5907D8412F6E
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