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Advocates; Should the United States Agree to a Coalition Government in Saigon? Part I

12/03/1970

Should the United States agree to a coalition government in Saigon? Part one of two taped in Paris, France. Moderator: Roger Fisher Advocate: Richard Falk Advocate: Kenneth Young Witnesses: Xuan Thuy – Minister, Dem. Rep. Vietnam (on film) Madam Binh – Foreign Minister, Prov. Rev. Govt. (on film) Ly Van Sau – Delegate, Prov. Rev. Govt. Father Robert Drinan – Congressman Elect (D-Mass.) Eqbal Ahmad – Adlai Stevenson Inst., Chicago Produced by WGBH in Paris, France. Bears WGBH Copyright


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should the United States Agree to a Coalition Government in Saigon? Part I
Program Number

48

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

Part one of two taped in Paris, France. Moderator: Roger Fisher Advocate: Richard Falk Advocate: Kenneth Young Witnesses: Xuan Thuy – Minister, Dem. Rep. Vietnam (on film) Madam Binh – Foreign Minister, Prov. Rev. Govt. (on film) Ly Van Sau – Delegate, Prov. Rev. Govt. Father Robert Drinan – Congressman Elect (D-Mass.) Eqbal Ahmad – Adlai Stevenson Inst., Chicago Produced by WGBH in Paris, France. Bears WGBH Copyright

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should the United States Agree to a Coalition Government in Saigon? Part I,” 12/03/1970, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C6F422FB43C1496D974B960C7D8AF802.
MLA: “Advocates; Should the United States Agree to a Coalition Government in Saigon? Part I.” 12/03/1970. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C6F422FB43C1496D974B960C7D8AF802>.
APA: Advocates; Should the United States Agree to a Coalition Government in Saigon? Part I. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C6F422FB43C1496D974B960C7D8AF802
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