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Advocates; Would we be safer from crime if we closed down most of our prisons?

Part of The Advocates.

11/23/1972

Moderator: Michael Dukakis Advocate: Howard Miller Advocate: William Rusher Witnesses: Jerome Miller – Commissioner of Youth Services, Massachusetts John Irwin, Ph.D. – Ex-Convict Kenneth Fare – Chief Probation Officer, San Diego, California James W. L. Park – Associate Warden, San Quentin Bernard Garmire – Police Chief, Miami David Robinson – Professor, Criminal Law, George Washington University


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Series
Advocates
Program
Would we be safer from crime if we closed down most of our prisons?
Program Number

308

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: Michael Dukakis Advocate: Howard Miller Advocate: William Rusher Witnesses: Jerome Miller – Commissioner of Youth Services, Massachusetts John Irwin, Ph.D. – Ex-Convict Kenneth Fare – Chief Probation Officer, San Diego, California James W. L. Park – Associate Warden, San Quentin Bernard Garmire – Police Chief, Miami David Robinson – Professor, Criminal Law, George Washington University Taped at the University of Wisconsin by WHA-TV in Madison, WI Bears WGBH copyright.

Duration

01:00:03

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Miller, Howard
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
Rusher, William A., 1923-2011
Locations
Madison, Wisconsin
Genres
Debate
Topics
Social Issues
Public Affairs
Contributors
Miller, Howard (Guest)
Dukakis, Michael (Moderator)
Miller, Jerome (Guest)
Robinson, David (Guest)
Fare, Kenneth (Guest)
Irwin, John (Guest)
Garmire, Bernard (Guest)
Rusher, William (Guest)
Park, James (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Would we be safer from crime if we closed down most of our prisons?,” 11/23/1972, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 2, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_15BE342646C448FD913EC48B1A6D75B7.
MLA: “Advocates; Would we be safer from crime if we closed down most of our prisons?.” 11/23/1972. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 2, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_15BE342646C448FD913EC48B1A6D75B7>.
APA: Advocates; Would we be safer from crime if we closed down most of our prisons?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_15BE342646C448FD913EC48B1A6D75B7
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