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Advocates; Should television news be exempt from the fairness doctrine?

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11/02/1971

Moderator: Victor Palmieri Advocate: Howard Miller Advocate: William Rusher Witnesses: W. Theodore Pierson – Attorney Fred Wiseman – Film Maker Jeffrey St. John – CBS Spectrum Edith Efron – Author, “The News Twisters” Arthur Alpert – TV News producer Paul Weaver – Government Department, Harvard


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should television news be exempt from the fairness doctrine?
Program Number

78

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: W. Theodore Pierson – Attorney Fred Wiseman – Film Maker Jeffrey St. John – CBS Spectrum Edith Efron – Author, “The News Twisters” Arthur Alpert – TV News producer Paul Weaver – Government Department, Harvard Produced at WGBH, bears WGBH copyright

Duration

00:59:21

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Efron, Edith, 1922-
St. John, Jeffrey
Palmieri, Victor
Miller, Howard E.
Weaver, Paul, 1942 Oct. 18-
Alpert, Arthur
Pierson, W. Theodore
Wiseman, Frederick
Rusher, William A., 1923-2011
Locations
Boston, Massachusetts
Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Contributors
Efron, Edith (Guest)
Alpert, Arthur (Guest)
Pierson, W. Theodore (Guest)
Miller, Howard (Guest)
Weaver, Paul (Guest)
Wiseman, Fred (Guest)
Palmieri, Victor (Moderator)
Rusher, William (Guest)
St. John, Jeffrey (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should television news be exempt from the fairness doctrine?,” 11/02/1971, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C70085220D864F2782DEB35C12BF11BD.
MLA: “Advocates; Should television news be exempt from the fairness doctrine?.” 11/02/1971. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C70085220D864F2782DEB35C12BF11BD>.
APA: Advocates; Should television news be exempt from the fairness doctrine?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C70085220D864F2782DEB35C12BF11BD
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