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Advocates; Should Your City Provide Methadone to Heroin Addicts?

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05/09/1970

Moderator: Victor Palmieri Advocate: R. Lisle Baker Advocate: William Bailey Guest: Kevin White, Mayor of Boston Witnesses: Dr. Jerome Jaffe – Prof. Of Psychiatry, University of Chicago Pleasant Harris – Methadone Program, Bronx State Hospital Karl J. Deissler, MD – Nat’l. Medical Director, Synanon Foundation Gene Haislip – Narcotic Bureau, Washington DC


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should Your City Provide Methadone to Heroin Addicts?
Program Number

33

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: Victor Palmieri Advocate: R. Lisle Baker Advocate: William Bailey Guest: Kevin White, Mayor of Boston Witnesses: Dr. Jerome Jaffe – Prof. Of Psychiatry, University of Chicago Pleasant Harris – Methadone Program, Bronx State Hospital Karl J. Deissler, MD – Nat’l. Medical Director, Synanon Foundation Gene Haislip – Narcotic Bureau, Washington DC Produced at WGBH, bears WGBH Copyright

Duration

01:00:25

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Harris, Pleasant
Palmieri, Victor
Haislip, Gene
Jaffe, Jerome
White, Kevin H.
Baker, R. Lisle
Deissler, Karl J.
Bailey, William
Locations
Boston, Massachusetts
Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Contributors
White, Kevin (Guest)
Jaffe, Jerome (Guest)
Bailey, William (Guest)
Haislip, Gene (Guest)
Palmieri, Victor (Moderator)
Harris, Pleasant (Guest)
Deissler, Karl (Guest)
Baker, R. Lisle (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should Your City Provide Methadone to Heroin Addicts?,” 05/09/1970, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6626C08AA1AC4F2E90E1606E24607D6A.
MLA: “Advocates; Should Your City Provide Methadone to Heroin Addicts?.” 05/09/1970. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6626C08AA1AC4F2E90E1606E24607D6A>.
APA: Advocates; Should Your City Provide Methadone to Heroin Addicts?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6626C08AA1AC4F2E90E1606E24607D6A
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