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Advocates; Should there be a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced federal budget?

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04/01/1979

Moderator: Michael Dukakis Advocate: Avi Nelson Advocate: Barney Frank Witnesses: Edmund G. Brown, Jr. – Governor of California (via remote) Professor Charles Baird – California State University, Hayward Sen. James McClure – (R) Idaho Henry Reuss – Chair, House Banking Committee John Kenneth Galbraith – Economist


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should there be a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced federal budget?
Program Number

608

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: Avi Nelson Advocate: Barney Frank Witnesses: Edmund G. Brown, Jr. – Governor of California (via remote) Professor Charles Baird – California State University, Hayward Sen. James McClure – (R) Idaho Henry Reuss – Chair, House Banking Committee John Kenneth Galbraith – Economist Co-produced with the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Bears WGBH copyright.

Duration

00:59:08

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006
Frank, Barney, 1940-
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
McClure, James A.
Locations
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Genres
Debate
Topics
Social Issues
Public Affairs
Contributors
Galbraith, John Kenneth (Guest)
Brown Jr, Edmund (Guest)
Reuss, Henry (Guest)
McClure, James (Guest)
Dukakis, Michael (Moderator)
Frank, Barney (Guest)
Nelson, Avi (Guest)
Baird, Charles (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should there be a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced federal budget?,” 04/01/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9E7C8B6810DC4F98872A0047AC373B41.
MLA: “Advocates; Should there be a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced federal budget?.” 04/01/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9E7C8B6810DC4F98872A0047AC373B41>.
APA: Advocates; Should there be a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced federal budget?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9E7C8B6810DC4F98872A0047AC373B41
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