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Advocates; Should the Olympics be open to professional athletes?

Part of The Advocates.

02/22/1972

Moderator: Michael Dukakis Advocate: Howard Miller Advocate: William Rusher Witnesses: Suzy Chaffee – US Olympic Ski Team 1968 Harold Connolly – Gold Medal Hammer Throw Bud Collins – Columnist, The Boston Globe Harold Zimman – US Olympic Committee Bob Mathias – Olympic Champion 1948, 1952 Jesse Owens – Olympic Champion, Berlin 1936


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should the Olympics be open to professional athletes?
Program Number

93

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: Howard Miller Advocate: William Rusher Witnesses: Suzy Chaffee – US Olympic Ski Team 1968 (wearing an amazing outfit) Harold Connolly – Gold Medal Hammer Throw Bud Collins – Columnist, The Boston Globe Harold Zimman – US Olympic Committee Bob Mathias – Olympic Champion 1948, 1952 Jesse Owens – Olympic Champion, Berlin 1936 Produced by WGBH, bears WGBH copyright

Duration

00:59:37

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Connolly, Harold
Olympics
Chaffee, Suzie
Mathias, Bob, 1930-2006
Owens, Jesse, 1913-1980
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
Locations
Boston, Massachusetts
Genres
Debate
Topics
Social Issues
Public Affairs
Contributors
Owens, Jesse (Guest)
Collins, Bud (Guest)
Rusher, William (Guest)
Dukakis, Michael (Moderator)
Miller, Howard (Guest)
Chaffee, Suzy (Guest)
Mathias, Bob (Guest)
Connolly, Harold (Guest)
Zimman, Harold (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should the Olympics be open to professional athletes?,” 02/22/1972, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_431A762C5BB9456EB42F4EC3C98B14D0.
MLA: “Advocates; Should the Olympics be open to professional athletes?.” 02/22/1972. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_431A762C5BB9456EB42F4EC3C98B14D0>.
APA: Advocates; Should the Olympics be open to professional athletes?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_431A762C5BB9456EB42F4EC3C98B14D0
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