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Advocates; Should the Federal Trade Commission Ban Advertising on Children's Television?

Part of The Advocates.

05/25/1978

Moderator: Marilyn Berger Advocate: Nicholas Johnson Advocate: Edwin Diamond Witnesses: Tracy Westen - Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission Joan Gussow - Chair, Program in Nutrition, Columbia University Richard Jencks - Media Consultant, Ex-President CBS Broadcast Group Lee Loevinger - Former Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission Produced by WGBH at Faneuil Hall.


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should the Federal Trade Commission Ban Advertising on Children's Television?
Program Number

508

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

Duration

00:57:10

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Gussow, Joan Dye
Loevinger, Lee
Westen, Tracy
Jencks, Richard
Action for Children's Television
Diamond, Edwin
Johnson, Nicholas, 1934-
Television commercials
Berger, Marilyn
Television advertising and children
United States. Federal Trade Commission.
Locations
Boston, MA
Genres
Debate
Topics
Social Issues
Public Affairs
Contributors
Johnson, Nicholas, 1934- (Guest)
Westen, Tracy (Guest)
Loevinger, Lee (Guest)
Berger, Marilyn (Moderator)
Diamond, Edwin (Guest)
Gussow, Joan Dye (Guest)
Jencks, Richard (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should the Federal Trade Commission Ban Advertising on Children's Television?,” 05/25/1978, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_840A55CA58B648A58B2041C50494862B.
MLA: “Advocates; Should the Federal Trade Commission Ban Advertising on Children's Television?.” 05/25/1978. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_840A55CA58B648A58B2041C50494862B>.
APA: Advocates; Should the Federal Trade Commission Ban Advertising on Children's Television?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_840A55CA58B648A58B2041C50494862B
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