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Advocates; Should we have a compulsory system of service for all young Americans?

Part of The Advocates.

04/22/1979

Moderator: Marilyn Berger Advocate: Pete McCloskey Advocate: Lew Crampton Witnesses: Rep. Robin Beard – (R) Tennessee Harris Wofford – National Service Study Rep. Jim Weaver – (D) Oregon Barry Lynn – Attorney United Church of Christ


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should we have a compulsory system of service for all young Americans?
Program Number

610

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: Marilyn Berger Advocate: Pete McCloskey Advocate: Lew Crampton Witnesses: Rep. Robin Beard – (R) Tennessee Harris Wofford – National Service Study Rep. Jim Weaver – (D) Oregon Barry Lynn – Attorney United Church of Christ Co-produced with the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Bears WGBH copyright.

Duration

00:59:25

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Lynn, Barry W.
Wofford, Harris
Berger, Marilyn
Weaver, James H., 1927-
Locations
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Genres
Debate
Topics
Social Issues
Public Affairs
Contributors
Berger, Marilyn (Moderator)
Beard, Robin (Guest)
Wofford, Harris (Guest)
Crampton, Lew (Guest)
Lynn, Barry (Guest)
Weaver, Jim (Guest)
McCloskey, Pete (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should we have a compulsory system of service for all young Americans?,” 04/22/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed February 28, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4E1118A44AD4461FAF2592FF61D25361.
MLA: “Advocates; Should we have a compulsory system of service for all young Americans?.” 04/22/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. February 28, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4E1118A44AD4461FAF2592FF61D25361>.
APA: Advocates; Should we have a compulsory system of service for all young Americans?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4E1118A44AD4461FAF2592FF61D25361
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