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Advocates; Should Your State Restore the Death Penalty?

Part of The Advocates.

01/04/1973

Moderator: Michael Dukakis Advocate: William Rusher Advocate: Alan Dershowitz Witnesses: Robert Shevin – Attorney General, Florida Rev. Bruce Williams – Professor of Philosophy, St. John’s University Shane Creamer – Attorney General, Pennsylvania Dr. Louis West – Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should Your State Restore the Death Penalty?
Program Number

313

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:  William Rusher Advocate:  Alan Dershowitz Witnesses: Robert Shevin – Attorney General, Florida Rev. Bruce Williams – Professor of Philosophy, St. John’s University Shane Creamer – Attorney General, Pennsylvania Dr. Louis West – Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA Produced by WGBH at Faneuil Hall.  Bears WGBH copyright

Duration

00:59:12

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
West, Louis Jolyon, 1924-
Williams, Bruce. How to be led by the spirit of God
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
Dershowitz, Alan M.
Shevin, Robert L.
Rusher, William A., 1923-2011
Creamer, J. Shane, 1929-
Locations
Faneuil Hall, Boston, Massachusetts
Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Contributors
Williams, Bruce (Guest)
West, Louis (Guest)
Creamer, Shane (Guest)
Dukakis, Michael (Moderator)
Shevin, Robert (Guest)
Dershowitz, Alan (Guest)
Rusher, William (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should Your State Restore the Death Penalty?,” 01/04/1973, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6A4EE6C273564244B89283382608509C.
MLA: “Advocates; Should Your State Restore the Death Penalty?.” 01/04/1973. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6A4EE6C273564244B89283382608509C>.
APA: Advocates; Should Your State Restore the Death Penalty?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6A4EE6C273564244B89283382608509C
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