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Advocates; Should Congress enact a national involuntary commitment program for narcotic addicts?

Part of The Advocates.

11/30/1971

Moderator: Michael Dukakis Advocate: William Rusher Advocate: Jack Cole Witnesses: Rep. Lou Frey – Republican, Florida Jim Germano – Director, Marathon House Roland Wood – California Rehabilitation Center Neil Chayet – Attorney Pleasant Harris – Methadone Program, Bronx State Hospital Matthew Dumont, MD – Massachusetts Drug Rehabilitation


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should Congress enact a national involuntary commitment program for narcotic addicts?
Program Number

82

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: William Rusher Advocate: Jack Cole Witnesses: Rep. Lou Frey – Republican, Florida Jim Germano – Director, Marathon House Roland Wood – California Rehabilitation Center Neil Chayet – Attorney Pleasant Harris – Methadone Program, Bronx State Hospital Matthew Dumont, MD – Massachusetts Drug Rehabilitation Produced at WGBH, bears WGBH copyright

Duration

00:59:03

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Dumont, Matthew P.
Germano, Jim
Wood, Roland
Frey, Louis, 1934-
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
Rusher, William A., 1923-2011
Cole, Jack
Chayet, Neil L.
Locations
Boston, Massachusetts
Genres
Debate
Topics
Social Issues
Public Affairs
Contributors
Dumont, Matthew (Guest)
Germano, Jim (Guest)
Cole, Jack (Guest)
Chayet, Neil (Guest)
Wood, Roland (Guest)
Harris, Pleasant (Guest)
Dukakis, Michael (Moderator)
Rusher, William (Guest)
Frey, Lou (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should Congress enact a national involuntary commitment program for narcotic addicts?,” 11/30/1971, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_33B27586DC9C4CCB874F269C53790AB3.
MLA: “Advocates; Should Congress enact a national involuntary commitment program for narcotic addicts?.” 11/30/1971. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_33B27586DC9C4CCB874F269C53790AB3>.
APA: Advocates; Should Congress enact a national involuntary commitment program for narcotic addicts?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_33B27586DC9C4CCB874F269C53790AB3
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