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Advocates; Should Colleges Adopt A Fixed Rule Expelling Any Student Who Used Obstruction, Sit-ins Or Other Illegal Physical Force As A Means Of Persuasion?

Part of The Advocates.

04/26/1970

Moderator: Victor Palmieri Advocate: R. Lisle Baker Advocate: Evan Semerjian Guest: Louis Nunn – Governor of Kentucky Witnesses: James M. Hester – President, NYU Alan Dershowitz – Harvard Law School Tom Gerety – Student, Harvard Law School Dr. James Dixon – President, Antioch College William S. Coffin – Chaplain, Yale University (on film)


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should Colleges Adopt A Fixed Rule Expelling Any Student Who Used Obstruction, Sit-ins Or Other Illegal Physical Force As A Means Of Persuasion?
Program Number

30

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: Even Semerjian Guest: Louis Nunn – Governor of Kentucky Witnesses: James M. Hester – President, NYU Alan Dershowitz – Harvard Law School Tom Gerety – Student, Harvard Law School Dr. James Dixon – President, Antioch College William S. Coffin – Chaplain, Yale University (on film) Produced at WGBH, bears WGBH copyright

Duration

00:59:36

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Semerjian, Evan
Hester, James M., 1924-
Gerety, Tom
Dixon, James
Dershowitz, Alan M.
Nunn, Louie Broady
Baker, R. Lisle
Palmieri, Victor
Locations
Boston, Massachusetts
Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Contributors
Semerjian, Evan (Guest)
Baker, R. Lisle (Guest)
Palmieri, Victor (Moderator)
Nunn, Louis (Guest)
Coffin, William (Guest)
Dixon, James (Guest)
Dershowitz, Alan (Guest)
Hester, James (Guest)
Gerety, Tom (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should Colleges Adopt A Fixed Rule Expelling Any Student Who Used Obstruction, Sit-ins Or Other Illegal Physical Force As A Means Of Persuasion?,” 04/26/1970, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_790A41E1B0F946B49AFD99D7368B775B.
MLA: “Advocates; Should Colleges Adopt A Fixed Rule Expelling Any Student Who Used Obstruction, Sit-ins Or Other Illegal Physical Force As A Means Of Persuasion?.” 04/26/1970. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_790A41E1B0F946B49AFD99D7368B775B>.
APA: Advocates; Should Colleges Adopt A Fixed Rule Expelling Any Student Who Used Obstruction, Sit-ins Or Other Illegal Physical Force As A Means Of Persuasion?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_790A41E1B0F946B49AFD99D7368B775B
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