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Advocates; Should newspapers be required to give reply space to political candidates and others they have attacked?

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04/18/1974

Moderator: Charles Rogovin Advocate: Tobias Simon Advocate: William Van Alstyne Witnesses: Jerome Barron – George Washington Law School Tracy Westen – Director, Public Communication, Inc. Benno Schmidt, Jr. – Professor of Law, Columbia University Reginald Murphy – Editor, The Atlanta Constitution


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should newspapers be required to give reply space to political candidates and others they have attacked?
Program Number

422

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: Charles Rogovin Advocate: Tobias Simon Advocate: William Van Alstyne Witnesses: Jerome Barron – George Washington Law School Tracy Westen – Director, Public Communication, Inc. Benno Schmidt, Jr. – Professor of Law, Columbia University Reginald Murphy – Editor, The Atlanta Constitution Co-produced with WCVE-TV, Richmond VA. Taped at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA. Bears WGBH copyright.

Duration

00:59:39

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Westen, Tracy
Rogovin, Charles H.
Schmidt, Benno C., 1942-
Van Alstyne, William W.
Barron, Jerome A.
Locations
Williamsburg, Virginia
Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Contributors
Schmidt, Benno (Guest)
Murphy, Reginald (Guest)
Barron, Jerome (Guest)
Rogovin, Charles (Moderator)
Simon, Tobias (Guest)
Westen, Tracy (Guest)
Van Alstyne, William (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should newspapers be required to give reply space to political candidates and others they have attacked?,” 04/18/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3D61B0DE7BB345BA969B1D75C6E86988.
MLA: “Advocates; Should newspapers be required to give reply space to political candidates and others they have attacked?.” 04/18/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3D61B0DE7BB345BA969B1D75C6E86988>.
APA: Advocates; Should newspapers be required to give reply space to political candidates and others they have attacked?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3D61B0DE7BB345BA969B1D75C6E86988
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