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Advocates; Should We Rely on Nuclear Power to Help Supply Our Future Emergency Needs?

Part of The Advocates.

01/17/1974

Moderator: Evan Semerjian. Advocate: William Rusher. Advocate: Myron Cherry. Witnesses: John Simpson, President, Power Systems, Westinghouse; Walter Meyer, Nuclear Engineer, University of Missouri; Henry Kendall, Professor of Physics, MIT and Douglas LaFoulette, State Senator, (D)Wisconsin. Produced by WGBH at Faneuil Hall. Bears WGBH copyright.


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should We Rely on Nuclear Power to Help Supply Our Future Emergency Needs?
Program Number

412

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:  Evan Semerjian Advocate:  William Rusher Advocate:  Myron Cherry Witnesses: John Simpson – Pres., Power systems, Westinghouse Walter Meyer – Nuclear Engineer, Univ. of Missouri Henry Kendall – Professor of Physics, MIT Douglas LaFollette – State Senator, (D) Wisconsin Produced by WGBH at Faneuil Hall.  Bears WGBH copyright

Duration

00:59:32

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Nuclear energy
Petroleum as fuel
Fossil fuels
Debates and debating in mass media
Nuclear reactor accidents
Coal
Locations
Boston, MA
Genres
Debate
Topics
Social Issues
Public Affairs
Contributors
Semerjian, Evan (Moderator)
Henry Kendall (Guest)
Simpson, John (Guest)
LaFollette, Douglas (Guest)
Meyer, Walter (Guest)
Rusher, William (Guest)
Cherry, Myron (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should We Rely on Nuclear Power to Help Supply Our Future Emergency Needs?,” 01/17/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_89319469D42240ECBFE7C29EE7DF2785.
MLA: “Advocates; Should We Rely on Nuclear Power to Help Supply Our Future Emergency Needs?.” 01/17/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_89319469D42240ECBFE7C29EE7DF2785>.
APA: Advocates; Should We Rely on Nuclear Power to Help Supply Our Future Emergency Needs?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_89319469D42240ECBFE7C29EE7DF2785
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