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Advocates; Should the senate approve the SALT II Agreement?


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Should the senate approve the SALT II Agreement?
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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

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Moderator: Marilyn Berger Advocate: Barney Frank Advocate: Avi Nelson Advocate: Lew Crampton Marilyn Berger interviews Thomas Halstead, spokesman for ACDA (on tape) Witnesses: Sen. Dale Bumpers – (D) Arkansas Sen. Jake Garn – (R) Utah Sen. George McGovern – (D) South Dakota Taped at the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington DC. Co-produced with the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Bears WGBH copyright.



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Public Affairs
Social Issues
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