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Advocates; Should We Develop Highly Accurate Missiles and Emphasize Military Targets Rather Than Cities?

Part of The Advocates.

02/14/1974

Moderator: Evan Semerjian Advocate: Robert Ellsworth Advocate: Barry Carter Witnesses: Henry Rowen - President Rand Corporation, 1967-1972 Geoffrey Kemp - Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy Herbert Scoville - Former Deputy Director, CIA Morton Halperin - Deputy Asst. Secretary, Defense Dept. 1966-1969 Produced by WGBH at Faneuil Hall.


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should We Develop Highly Accurate Missiles and Emphasize Military Targets Rather Than Cities?
Program Number

415

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

Duration

00:58:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Nuclear weapons -- Government policy -- United States.
Carter, Barry E.
Nuclear weapons
Targeting (Nuclear strategy)
Rowen, Henry S.
Soviet Union
Scoville, Herbert
Kemp, Geoffrey
Ellsworth, Robert F.
United States
Intercontinental ballistic missiles
Halperin, Morton H.
Deterrence (Strategy)
Semerjian, Evan
Locations
Boston, MA
Genres
Debate
Topics
Social Issues
Public Affairs
Contributors
Rowen, Henry S. (Guest)
Semerjian, Evan (Moderator)
Halperin, Morton H. (Guest)
Scoville, Herbert (Guest)
Kemp, Geoffrey (Guest)
Carter, Barry E. (Guest)
Ellsworth, Robert F. (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should We Develop Highly Accurate Missiles and Emphasize Military Targets Rather Than Cities?,” 02/14/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed November 18, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1236892732064BE381A8608DCA132134.
MLA: “Advocates; Should We Develop Highly Accurate Missiles and Emphasize Military Targets Rather Than Cities?.” 02/14/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. November 18, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1236892732064BE381A8608DCA132134>.
APA: Advocates; Should We Develop Highly Accurate Missiles and Emphasize Military Targets Rather Than Cities?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1236892732064BE381A8608DCA132134
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