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Advocates; Should Congress Ban Private Ownership of Handguns?

Should Congress ban private ownership of handguns? Moderator: Victor Palmieri Advocate: Joseph Tydings (former US Senator) Advocate: Ted Stevens (former US Senator) Witnesses: Rep. Abner Mikva – (D) Illinois Charles Gain – Chief of Police, Oakland Calif. Joseph McNamara – Lieut. NYPD, Harvard University Harlon Carter – Executive Council, National Rifle Association Colin Greenwood – Chief Inspector, W. Yorkshire England Ernest Van Den Haag, Ph.D. – Sociologist, NYU Produced by KCET, bears KCET copyright


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should Congress Ban Private Ownership of Handguns?
Program Number

80

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: Joseph Tydings (former US Senator) Advocate: Ted Stevens (former US Senator) Witnesses: Rep. Abner Mikva – (D) Illinois Charles Gain – Chief of Police, Oakland Calif. Joseph McNamara – Lieut. NYPD, Harvard University Harlon Carter – Executive Council, National Rifle Association Colin Greenwood – Chief Inspector, W. Yorkshire England Ernest Van Den Haag, Ph.D. – Sociologist, NYU Produced by KCET, bears KCET copyright

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should Congress Ban Private Ownership of Handguns?,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 29, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_088D2AE73D0A49D88050F125532A74BC.
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APA: Advocates; Should Congress Ban Private Ownership of Handguns?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_088D2AE73D0A49D88050F125532A74BC
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