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Advocates; Should The Government Drop The Charges Against Daniel Ellsberg

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This episode was edited due to rights restrictions. The moderator gives background information on the topic over what appears to be a black screen because cartoon that originally broadcast with the episode was edited out. At the end of the episode, the promo for the next week's episode was also edited out. Moderator: Victor Palmieri Advocate: Howard Miller Advocate: William Rusher Witnesses: Ernest Gruening – Ex-Senator, Alaska John Siegenthaler – Editor, Nashville Tennessean Leo Cherne – Research Institute of America Elbridge Durbrow – Ambassador to Vietnam 1957-1961 Noam Chomsky – MIT Produced at WGBH, bears WGBH copyright


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should The Government Drop The Charges Against Daniel Ellsberg
Program Number

74

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: Victor Palmieri Advocate: Howard Miller Advocate: William Rusher Witnesses: Ernest Gruening – Ex-Senator, Alaska John Siegenthaler – Editor, Nashville Tennessean Leo Cherne – Research Institute of America Elbridge Durbrow – Ambassador to Vietnam 1957-1961 Noam Chomsky – MIT Produced at WGBH, bears WGBH copyright

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should The Government Drop The Charges Against Daniel Ellsberg,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A47A093E99C04E7C99F4A7410D9DE4AE.
MLA: “Advocates; Should The Government Drop The Charges Against Daniel Ellsberg.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A47A093E99C04E7C99F4A7410D9DE4AE>.
APA: Advocates; Should The Government Drop The Charges Against Daniel Ellsberg. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A47A093E99C04E7C99F4A7410D9DE4AE
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