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Advocates; Should Puerto Rico Become a State, a Commonwealth, or an Independent Nation?

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05/06/1979

A special, bi-lingual edition of the Advocates Moderator: Michael Dukakis Advocate: Jaime Fuster Advocate: Joaquin Marquez Advocate: Fernando Martin Witnesses: Jose Arsenio Torres - Professor, University of Puerto Rico and Former Senator Reinaldo Paniagua - Former Secretary of State Ruben Berrios Martinez - President, Puerto Rican Independence Party Co-produced with the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should Puerto Rico Become a State, a Commonwealth, or an Independent Nation?
Program Number

612

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

00:58:47

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Paniagua, Reinaldo
Berríos Martínez, Rubén
Arsenio-Torres, Jose
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
Puerto Rico--History--1952-1998
Marquez, Joaquin
United States--Relations--Puerto Rico
United States--Territories and possessions
Martin, Fernando
Fuster Berlingeri, Jaime B.
Nationalism--Puerto Rico--History--20th century ---
Puerto Rico--History--Autonomy and independence movements
Puerto Rico--Relations--United States
Locations
Cambridge, MA
Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Contributors
Berríos Martínez, Rubén (Guest)
Fuster Berlingeri, Jaime B. (Guest)
Marquez, Joaquin (Guest)
Arsenio-Torres, Jose (Guest)
Paniagua, Reinaldo (Guest)
Martin, Fernando (Guest)
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933- (Moderator)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should Puerto Rico Become a State, a Commonwealth, or an Independent Nation?,” 05/06/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2974AD72D8C24D7D9550E15330DE6523.
MLA: “Advocates; Should Puerto Rico Become a State, a Commonwealth, or an Independent Nation?.” 05/06/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2974AD72D8C24D7D9550E15330DE6523>.
APA: Advocates; Should Puerto Rico Become a State, a Commonwealth, or an Independent Nation?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2974AD72D8C24D7D9550E15330DE6523
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