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Advocates; Should Prostitution Be Legalized?

03/30/1972

Should Prostitution be legalized? Moderator: Michael Dukakis Advocate: Evan Semerjian Advocate: John Harmer Witnesses: Richard Hongisto – Sheriff, San Francisco County Gina McDowell Jennifer James – Dept. of Psychiatry, Univ. of Washington Melvin Anchell, MD – Psychiatrist, Los Angeles Elma Lewis – Dir., Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts Judge Robert Thornton – Court of Appeals, Oregon Produced by KCET, copyright Community Television of Southern California


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should Prostitution Be Legalized?
Program Number

99

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: Evan Semerjian Advocate: John Harmer Witnesses: Richard Hongisto – Sheriff, San Francisco County Gina McDowell Jennifer James – Dept. of Psychiatry, Univ. of Washington Melvin Anchell, MD – Psychiatrist, Los Angeles Elma Lewis – Dir., Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts Judge Robert Thornton – Court of Appeals, Oregon Produced by KCET, copyright Community Television of Southern California

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Debate
Topics
Social Issues
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should Prostitution Be Legalized?,” 03/30/1972, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8EE353E014434ED3BEBBDF101DB027E9.
MLA: “Advocates; Should Prostitution Be Legalized?.” 03/30/1972. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8EE353E014434ED3BEBBDF101DB027E9>.
APA: Advocates; Should Prostitution Be Legalized?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8EE353E014434ED3BEBBDF101DB027E9
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