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Advocates; Should Congress substantially increase federal funding for public broadcasting?

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04/08/1979

Moderator: Michael Dukakis Advocate: Roger Fisher Advocate: William Rusher Witnesses: William Henry III – TV Critic, Boston Globe Eli Evans – President, Charles H. Revson Foundation William Poorvu – Boston Broadcasters, Inc. M. Stanton Evans – Syndicated Columnist


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should Congress substantially increase federal funding for public broadcasting?
Program Number

609

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: Roger Fisher Advocate: William Rusher Witnesses: William Henry III – TV Critic, Boston Globe Eli Evans – President, Charles H. Revson Foundation William Poorvu – Boston Broadcasters, Inc. M. Stanton Evans – Syndicated Columnist Co-produced with the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Bears WGBH copyright.

Duration

00:59:24

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Evans, M. Stanton (Medford Stanton), 1934-
Rusher, William A., 1923-2011
Poorvu, William J., 1935-
Fisher, Roger, 1922-
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
Evans, Eli N.
Locations
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Contributors
Dukakis, Michael (Moderator)
Fisher, Roger (Guest)
Rusher, William (Guest)
Evans, M. Stanton (Guest)
Poorvu, William (Guest)
Evans, Eli (Guest)
Henry III, William (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should Congress substantially increase federal funding for public broadcasting?,” 04/08/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3ECD45B9ED5649B9A0DD7BD96F00E6D0.
MLA: “Advocates; Should Congress substantially increase federal funding for public broadcasting?.” 04/08/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3ECD45B9ED5649B9A0DD7BD96F00E6D0>.
APA: Advocates; Should Congress substantially increase federal funding for public broadcasting?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3ECD45B9ED5649B9A0DD7BD96F00E6D0
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