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Advocates; Should the federal government guarantee comprehensive medical care for all Americans?

Part of The Advocates.

03/30/1978

Moderator: Marilyn Berger Advocate: Patricia Butler Advocate: William Rusher Witnesses: Max Fine – Executive Director, Committee for National Health Insurance Bert Seidman – Economist, Director AFL-CIO, Dept. of Social Security Cong. Philip Crane – (R-Ill.) House Ways and Means, Health subcommittee Walter McClure, Ph.D. – Health Policy Analyst


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should the federal government guarantee comprehensive medical care for all Americans?
Program Number

504

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: Marilyn Berger Advocate: Patricia Butler Advocate: William Rusher Witnesses: Max Fine – Executive Director, Committee for National Health Insurance Bert Seidman – Economist, Director AFL-CIO, Dept. of Social Security Cong. Philip Crane – (R-Ill.) House Ways and Means, Health subcommittee Walter McClure, Ph.D. – Health Policy Analyst Produced by WGBH at Faneuil Hall. Bears WGBH copyright.

Duration

00:59:39

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Rusher, William A., 1923-2011
Crane, Philip M., 1930-
Berger, Marilyn
Seidman, Bert
McClure, Walter J.
Locations
Faneuil Hall, Boston, Massachusetts
Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Contributors
Butler, Patricia (Guest)
Crane, Philip (Guest)
McClure, Walter (Guest)
Rusher, William (Guest)
Berger, Marilyn (Moderator)
Fine, Max (Guest)
Seidman, Bert (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should the federal government guarantee comprehensive medical care for all Americans?,” 03/30/1978, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8A341FA539E74DB2863FE3F5C78EC72A.
MLA: “Advocates; Should the federal government guarantee comprehensive medical care for all Americans?.” 03/30/1978. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8A341FA539E74DB2863FE3F5C78EC72A>.
APA: Advocates; Should the federal government guarantee comprehensive medical care for all Americans?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8A341FA539E74DB2863FE3F5C78EC72A
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