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Advocates; Should All Medical Experiments on Prisoners Be Banned?

Part of The Advocates.

02/21/1974

Moderator: Evan Semerjian Advocate: Tom Bourdeaux Advocate: Crawford Morris Witnesses: William McCue: Prison Health Project Jessica Mitford: Author Kind and Unusual Punishment John Arnold, MD: Truman Research Laboratory, University of Missouri Monroe Trout, MD: Vice President Sterling Drug Co.


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should All Medical Experiments on Prisoners Be Banned?
Program Number

416

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:  Tom Bourdeaux Advocate:  Crawford Morris Witnesses: William McCue – Prison Health Project Jessica Mitford – Author, “Kind and Usual Punishment” John Arnold, MD – Truman Research Laboratory, University of Missouri Monroe Trout, MD – Vice President, Sterling Drug Co. Produced by WGBH at Faneuil Hall.  Bears WGBH copyright

Duration

00:59:32

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Bourdeaux, Tom
Mitford, Jessica, 1917-1996
Trout, Monroe E.
Locations
Faneuil Hall, Boston, Massachusetts
Genres
Debate
Topics
Social Issues
Public Affairs
Contributors
Mitford, Jessica (Guest)
Bourdeaux, Tom (Guest)
Morris, Crawford (Guest)
McCue, William (Guest)
Semerjian, Evan (Moderator)
Arnold, John (Guest)
Trout, Monroe (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should All Medical Experiments on Prisoners Be Banned?,” 02/21/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1D816D6E77E2448CB30C9007C3D1EBD4.
MLA: “Advocates; Should All Medical Experiments on Prisoners Be Banned?.” 02/21/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1D816D6E77E2448CB30C9007C3D1EBD4>.
APA: Advocates; Should All Medical Experiments on Prisoners Be Banned?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1D816D6E77E2448CB30C9007C3D1EBD4
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