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Advocates; Should the law allow birth control treatment for teenagers without their parents’ consent?

Part of The Advocates.

05/08/1973

Moderator: Carolyn Bell Advocate: Zipporah Wiseman Advocate: James Hill Witnesses: Alan Guttmacher, MD – Planned Parenthood Mary Lane, MD – Sanger Contraception Clinic Blaine Porter – Dean, Brigham Young University Richard Schmidt, MD – American College of Obstetrictians-Gynecologists


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should the law allow birth control treatment for teenagers without their parents’ consent?
Program Number

327

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

01:00:17

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Hill, J. D. (James D.)
Wiseman, Zipporah Batshaw
Porter, Blaine R.
Guttmacher, Alan F. (Alan Frank), 1898-1974
Locations
Faneuil Hall, Boston, Massachusetts
Genres
Debate
Topics
Social Issues
Public Affairs
Contributors
Porter, Blaine (Guest)
Wiseman, Zipporah (Guest)
Guttmacher, Alan (Guest)
Bell, Carolyn (Moderator)
Hill, James (Guest)
Schmidt, Richard (Guest)
Lane, Mary (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should the law allow birth control treatment for teenagers without their parents’ consent?,” 05/08/1973, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1C49D3479B7D48B09960EAD917E386AE.
MLA: “Advocates; Should the law allow birth control treatment for teenagers without their parents’ consent?.” 05/08/1973. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1C49D3479B7D48B09960EAD917E386AE>.
APA: Advocates; Should the law allow birth control treatment for teenagers without their parents’ consent?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1C49D3479B7D48B09960EAD917E386AE
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