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Advocates; Should Defenses based on Pleas of Insanity be Abolished in Criminal Trials?

Part of The Advocates.

05/02/1974

Moderator: Evan Y. Semerjian Advocate: Zipporah Wiseman Advocate: Lloyd Weinreb Witnesses: Joseph Goldstein: Professor of Law, Yale University Dr. Thomas Szasz: Professor of Psychiatry, State University of New York Lawrence Freedman: Psychiatrist, University of Chicago Sanford Kadish- Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley Taped at the Old Federal Courthouse in St. Paul MN


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should Defenses based on Pleas of Insanity be Abolished in Criminal Trials?
Program Number

424

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: Evan Y. Semerjian Advocate: Zipporah Wiseman Advocate: Lloyd Weinreb Witnesses: Joseph Goldstein: Professor of Law, Yale University Dr. Thomas Szasz – Professor of Psychiatry, State University of New York Lawrence Freedman – Psychiatrist, University of Chicago Sanford Kadish – Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley Taped at the old federal courthouse in St. Paul, MN. Co-produced with KTCA-TV. Bears WGBH copyright.

Duration

00:59:05

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Kadish, Sanford H.
Wiseman, Zipporah Batshaw
Szasz, Thomas Stephen, 1920-
Weinreb, Lloyd L., 1936-
Goldstein, Joseph, 1923-2000
Locations
St. Paul, Minnesota
Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Contributors
Freedman, Lawrence (Guest)
Goldstein, Joseph (Guest)
Szasz, Thomas (Guest)
Semerjian, Evan (Moderator)
Weinreb, Lloyd (Guest)
Wiseman, Zipporah (Guest)
Kadish, Sanford (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should Defenses based on Pleas of Insanity be Abolished in Criminal Trials?,” 05/02/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AE0B4B3682EC47428831D2F15F9C142D.
MLA: “Advocates; Should Defenses based on Pleas of Insanity be Abolished in Criminal Trials?.” 05/02/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AE0B4B3682EC47428831D2F15F9C142D>.
APA: Advocates; Should Defenses based on Pleas of Insanity be Abolished in Criminal Trials?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AE0B4B3682EC47428831D2F15F9C142D
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