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Advocates; Should Journalists have the right to protect their sources?

Part of The Advocates.

02/18/1979

Moderator: Michael Dukakis Advocate: Charles Nesson Advocate: Avi Nelson Witnesses: Daniel Schorr – Journalist Floyd Abrams – Attorney David Wilson – Boston Globe Prof. Larry Simms – Former Counsel, Reporter’s Committee


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should Journalists have the right to protect their sources?
Program Number

602

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: Charles Nesson Advocate: Avi Nelson Witnesses: Daniel Schorr – Journalist Floyd Abrams – Attorney David Wilson – Boston Globe Prof. Larry Simms – Former Counsel, Reporter’s Committee Co-produced by and taped at the Kennedy School of Government, bears WGBH copyright

Duration

00:58:59

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Nesson, Charles R.
Schorr, Daniel, 1916-2010
Abrams, Floyd
Wilson, David
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
Locations
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Contributors
Simms, Larry (Guest)
Schorr, Daniel (Guest)
Dukakis, Michael (Moderator)
Nelson, Avi (Guest)
Wilson, David (Guest)
Abrams, Floyd (Guest)
Nesson, Charles (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should Journalists have the right to protect their sources?,” 02/18/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A833CC35B40E4CD7846067973516BABF.
MLA: “Advocates; Should Journalists have the right to protect their sources?.” 02/18/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A833CC35B40E4CD7846067973516BABF>.
APA: Advocates; Should Journalists have the right to protect their sources?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A833CC35B40E4CD7846067973516BABF
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