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Advocates; Should the Government's Monopoly on First Class Mail Be Ended?

Should the government’s monopoly on first class mail be ended? Moderator:  Evan Semerjian Advocate:  Philip Crane Advocate:  Morris Udall Witnesses: John Haldi – Economic Consultant John Ryan – Former Chairman, Postal Rate Commission Ralph Nicholson – Asst. Postmaster General, US Postal Service James Rademacher – President, National Association of Letter Carriers Arthur Theriault – VP, Continental Bank, Chicago, IL Co-produced with KAET at Arizona State University, Bears WGBH Copyright


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should the Government's Monopoly on First Class Mail Be Ended?
Program Number

419

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:  Philip Crane Advocate:  Morris Udall Witnesses: John Haldi – Economic Consultant John Ryan – Former Chairman, Postal Rate Commission Ralph Nicholson – Asst. Postmaster General, US Postal Service James Rademacher – President, National Association of Letter Carriers Arthur Theriault – VP, Continental Bank, Chicago, IL Co-produced with KAET at Arizona State University, Bears WGBH Copyright

Duration

00:60:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Debate
Topics
Social Issues
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should the Government's Monopoly on First Class Mail Be Ended?,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0B4BD85AE58C4B1EBAA3C0A226A981CB.
MLA: “Advocates; Should the Government's Monopoly on First Class Mail Be Ended?.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0B4BD85AE58C4B1EBAA3C0A226A981CB>.
APA: Advocates; Should the Government's Monopoly on First Class Mail Be Ended?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0B4BD85AE58C4B1EBAA3C0A226A981CB
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