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Advocates; Special inquiry on the law of the sea


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Special inquiry on the law of the sea
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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: Evan Semerjian Panel of Advocates: Richard Baxter – Harvard University Francis Christy – Resources for the Future Rep. Peter Kyros – Maine Northcutt Ely – International Law Association Panel of Expert Witnesses: Gary Knight – Professor of Marine Resources Law, Louisiana State University Governor Francis Sargent – Massachusetts (on tape) Gunnar Schram – Deputy Rep. To UN, Iceland Jacob Dykstra – Fisherman’s Co-op, Rhode Island Ambassador Donald McKernan – Institute For Marine Studies, Univ. of Washington August Felands – General Manager, American Tuna Boat Association Produced by WGBH at Faneuil Hall. No end credits, probably WGBH copyright

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Social Issues
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Chicago: “Advocates; Special inquiry on the law of the sea,” 06/10/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 17, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_13FB0DD54D08441ABDA17C5CDA4D01AA.
MLA: “Advocates; Special inquiry on the law of the sea.” 06/10/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 17, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_13FB0DD54D08441ABDA17C5CDA4D01AA>.
APA: Advocates; Special inquiry on the law of the sea. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_13FB0DD54D08441ABDA17C5CDA4D01AA
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